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  • 1.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)
  • 2.Resolution on Firearm Violence Research and Prevention
    APA resolves to encourage the scientific study of firearm violence and its prevention, and to encourage psychologists to respond to the problem of firearm violence as scientists, practitioners and educators.
    Policy (January 2014)
  • 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.
    Report
  • 4.National Recommendations for Prioritizing Mental and Behavioral Health in Federal Implementation Efforts
    Outline of steps that can be taken to ensure the inclusion of behavioral and social science research, science-based interventions, and comprehensive mental and behavioral health services in the implementation of President Barack Obama's National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
    Web Page
  • 5.The intersection of psychology and public health
    At the CDC, Rodney Hammond worked to improve health for entire populations. As he retires, he predicts that the United States will need even more behavioral expertise to address burgeoning public health problems.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (April 2011)
  • 6.APA Initiatives to Prevent Gun Violence
    APA-wide initiatives to prevent gun violence have involved communications with The White House, executive agencies, Congress, other organizations, APA members, the news media and the general public in support of vital mental and behavioral health services, training and research.
    Web Page (December 2013)
  • 7.Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Clients
    These guidelines provide practitioners with a frame of reference for the treatment of lesbian, gay and bisexual clients, and basic information and further references in the areas of assessment, intervention, identity, relationships and the education and training of psychologists.
    Guidelines (February 2011)
  • 8.Homing in on sickle cell disease
    Monica Mitchell uses creative research and community strategies to make sure youngsters with sickle cell disease receive the treatment they need to lead normal lives.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (May 2012)
  • 9.Healthy Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Students Project: LGB Student Health Risks
    Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual (LGB) youth report higher anxiety levels and alarming levels of emotional distress, greater use of alcohol and marijuana, earlier sexual debut, weapon-related violence, suicide attempts and unprotected sexual behavior during the transition from childhood to adulthood.
    Web Page
  • 10.The Family Health Project: An Investigation of Children Whose Mothers are HIV-Infected
    Maternal HIV infection has disproportionately struck ethnic minority women who are economically challenged, minimally educated, and often single parents. The Family Health Project attempts to assess the psychosocial adjustment among children with HIV-infected mothers and propose policy development.
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