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  • 1.Information about Insurance Coverage for Psychological Services: Resources on the Mental Health Parity Law
    In a survey recently conducted by the American Psychological Association, nearly 90 percent of Americans said they had not heard about the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, a federal law now in effect for people who have health insurance through a group or employer plan.
    Web Article (January 2011)
  • 2.Coalition for Patients' Rights Reaches out to President
    In a May 28, 2009 letter to President Obama, the Coalition for Patients' Rights (CPR) urged the president to support the utilization of non-physician healthcare providers, such as psychologists, as the Administration works to reform the nation's health care system. The APA Practice Organization has been an active member of CPR since its launch in 2006.
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  • 3.Breast Cancer: How Your Mind Can Help Your Body
    Each year 185,000 women in this country learn that they have breast cancer. Because less than a quarter of them have genetic or other known risk factors, the diagnosis often comes as a devastating surprise. The emotional turmoil that results can affect women's physical health as well as their psychological well-being.
    Web Article (October 2011)
  • 4.Promoting Healthy Behaviors to Prevent Obesity and Unhealthy Weight Control in Our Youth
    Unhealthy weight behaviors such as fasting, skipping meals, using diet pills, etc., and food industry and other advertising that targets youth and girls can contribute to youth obesity. Obese youth are also more likely to experience symptoms of psychological and social distress.
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  • 5.Mind/Body Health: Heart Disease
    You might think heart disease is linked only with physical activities - a lack of exercise, poor diet, smoking, and excessive drinking. While these habits do heighten the risk of high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular problems, your thoughts, attitudes, and emotions are just as important. They can not only accelerate the onset of heart disease, but also get in the way of taking positive steps to improve your health or that of a loved one.
    Web Article (August 2011)
  • 6.Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management and Secondary Prevention in HIV/AIDS
    Investigators in the Behavioral Medicine Research Center at the University of Miami have examined relations among stress, immunity and secondary prevention of HIV/AIDS for more than a decade, relations among stress, neuroendocrine and immunologic patterns in seronegative and asymptomatic HIV-1 seropositive gay men, and more.
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  • 7.Cultural Justification for Caregiving Scale
    A 10-item measure designed to assess caregivers' culturally-based reasons and expectations for providing care used in a 2004 study appearing in the Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences by Dilworth-Anderson et al. entitled, "Can culture help explain the physical health effects of caregiving over time among African American caregivers?".
    Web Article (January 2011)
  • 8.APA Practice Organization and Florida Psychological Association challenge recent Florida BCBS actions
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and its new behavioral health subcontractor were planning a 30 to 60 percent reduction in psychologists’ reimbursement rates as part of a new provider contract from the behavioral health carve-out company that included some troubling provisions.
    Web Article (August 2011)
  • 9.Strengthening the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Workforce
    Child and adolescent mental health problems are at a point of crisis for our nation. One out of every ten children or adolescents has a serious mental health problem, and another 10% have mild to moderate problems.
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  • 10.Political Giving Means Getting More than You Give
    Political giving is not only legitimate and lawful, it is essential to any successful advocacy effort. Contributing to a Member of Congress, especially through a Political Action Committee, is a powerful, efficient and effective part of our political process.
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