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  • 1.The Psychology of Hate Crimes
    The briefing paper covers the federal definition of hate crimes, what differentiates bias-motivated crimes from others and recommendations on how law enforcement, researchers and the community can work to stop them.
  • 2.Hate Crimes
    Hate crimes are any felony or violent crime based on prejudice against a particular group. Compared to other crimes, hate crimes have a broader impact on victims and communities because they target core aspects of identity.
    Psychology Topic
  • 3.Crossroads: The Psychology of Immigration in the New Century
    This report describes the diverse population of immigrants and addresses the psychological experience of immigration, focusing on factors that impede and facilitate adjustment.
  • 4.Op-Eds
    Listing of APA opinion-editorials
  • 5.Prevalence of Antigay Aggression among a College Sample
    Research into hate crimes motivations and perpetration rates suggests that animosity toward a minority group does not in and of itself predict hate crimes.
  • 6.Trauma, Violence and Abuse
    APA advocacy efforts related to violence prevention and gun violence include threat assessment, increasing the research base, and disseminating evidence-based prevention and intervention strategies.
    Web Page
  • 7.APA Policy Statements on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns
    Policy statements on discrimination against homosexuals, child custody or placement, employment rights of gay teachers, hate crimes, use of diagnoses "homosexuality" & "ego-dystonic homosexuality", LGB youths in the schools, appropriate therapeutic responses to sexual orientation, sexual orientation & marriage, sexual orientation & military service, and more.
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  • 8.Support for sexual minorities
    APF’s Placek grants are helping researchers investigate the effects of hate crimes and ways to pass LGBT anti-discrimination laws.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (May 2012)
  • 9.Gun Violence: Prediction, Prevention, and Policy
    This report reviews research-based evidence on causes of gun violence, whether it is homicide, suicide or a school shooting. How do mental health and mental illness affect prediction of gun violence? What can be done at the individual and community level to prevent gun violence?
    Report (December 2013)
  • 10.Psychology Topics
    Plain-language explanations of how our mental health and behavior play a role in everyday issues such as: aging, depression, eating disorders, emotional health, marriage & divorce, parenting, sexuality, sleep, stress and trauma.
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