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  • 1.Chapter XII: Public Interest (Part 2)
    Current Public Interest policies of the American Psychological Association, on subjects such as disabilities, gender identity, sexual orientation, antisemitism, obesity and ethnic minorities.
    Policy
  • 2.Evidence-based Obesity Management for Primary Care
    Evidence-based treatment of pediatric overweight and obesity begins with accurate assessment of the child or adolescent's age, height and weight. Environmental, economic, cultural and behavioral factors are also important contributors to consider.
    Web Article
  • 3.Obesity epidemic
    Dr. Suzanne Bennett Johnson discusses the growing obesity epidemic and the stigmatization of overweight people.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (October 2012)
  • 4.Understanding the consequences of being overweight
    The stigma many overweight people experience has been shown to lead to depression and poor body image, but has been little studied by psychology.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (February 2014)
  • 5.Role of Psychologists in Addressing the Mental and Behavioral Health Concerns of the 21st Century
    The ten Leading Health Indicators are physical activity, overweight and obesity, tobacco use, substance abuse, responsible sexual behavior, mental health, injury and violence, environmental quality, immunization and access to health care.
    Web Page
  • 6.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.
    Report
  • 7.APA Survey Raises Concern about Health Impact of Stress on Children and Families
    In the 2010 Stress in America survey, psychologists caution that the long-term impact that chronic stress could have on our physical and emotional health and the health of our families may become a public health crisis.
    Press Release (November 2010)
  • 8.Big kids
    Behavioral health experts are fighting the childhood obesity epidemic from a variety of angles, including home environment, healthy communities and school, and television commercials.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (December 2012)
  • 9.In brief: June 2013
    Peer-reviewed research on topics such as social media's effect on academic performance, preventing prescription drug abuse, happily married couples gaining weight, the distraction of a one-sided phone conversation, and anxiety and depression in patients with heart disease.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (June 2013)
  • 10.Effects of Poverty, Hunger, and Homelessness on Children and Youth
    Where child poverty is concentrated, the effects of youth poverty regarding academic achievement, psychosocial outcomes and physical health, the prevalence of child hunger in the U.S., the effects of hunger and undernutrition on child development, the risks severe hunger can have on school-aged youth, the risk factors for homelessness in children and youth, and more.
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