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  • 1.Poverty’s Impact on Women’s Mental Health
    The estimates of the numbers of women on welfare who experience major depression, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and agoraphobia, as well as serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, vary a good deal. Generally, however, most reports find that poor women experience these mental health disorders at much higher rates than the general population.
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  • 2.Public Interest convention highlights
    Presentations on children and health inequality, violence prevention, immigration, race and disparities including education and employment, violence against women and promoting the health of women with disabilities.
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  • 3.APA member speaks at conference on community support for veterans
    Dr. Abigail Gewirtz highlighted some of the key challenges facing military families and discussed her work in promoting resilience and effective parenting in military families at a Conference on Engaging Community Support for Veterans.
    Web Page (January 2012)
  • 4.Media Advisory: Actress Debra Winger Joins Performance at APA Convention Highlighting Stigma of Addiction
    Addiction and a reading of Eugene O’Neill’s “Long Day’s Journey into Night” will be performed by Debra Winger and discussed by Carlo C. DiClemente and David Shurtleff, PhD.
    Press Release (July 2011)
  • 5.2013 APA Convention Highlights
    Selected highlights of HIV/AIDS programming at the 121st APA Annual Convention included two exciting and well attended symposiums.
    Web Page (August 2013)
  • 6.The Human Right to Enjoy the Benefits of Scientific Progress and Its Applications
    Applications of the human right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress include using scientific research to prevent firearm violence and reduce sexual orientation discrimination.
  • 7.2011 APA Annual Convention Video
    This video report summarizes the highlights and accomplishments of the previous year, demonstrating how APA meets its mission to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people's live
    Video (August 2011)
  • 8.How do psychologists work with human rights abuse victims?
    Psychologists help victims of forced migration, torture and trauma within international organizations, providing support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender populations, documenting human rights abuses and providing referrals for follow-up medical care.
  • 9.APA engages psychologists on key federal legislative issues
    PI-GRO asked APA Convention attendees to support the Student Non-discrimination Act and the violence against women act. They also requested support for MFP funding levels and ratification of the UN Convention on rights of persons with disabilities.
    Web Page (August 2012)
  • 10.Partnership in Higher Education
    The APA Education Directorate is engaged in several higher education initiatives relevant to graduate education, representing psychology in partnership with other science and humanities disciplines.
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