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  • 1.Resolution On Male Violence Against Women
    Violence against women is a major cause of reduced quality of life, distress, injury and death for women and has serious secondary effects for families, communities and the economy
    Policy
  • 2.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
  • 3.Resolution on Family Caregivers
    The number of family caregivers is expected to increase due to the aging of the population, and an escalating rate of chronic, debilitating health conditions.
    Policy
  • 4.Resolution on Appropriate Affirmative Responses to Sexual Orientation Distress and Change Efforts
    The American Psychological Association concludes that there is insufficient evidence to support the use of psychological interventions to change sexual orientation.
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  • 5.Recognition of Psychotherapy Effectiveness
    In 2012, the Council of Representatives approved the resolution that, as a healing practice and professional service, psychotherapy is effective and highly cost-effective. Consequently, psychotherapy should be included in the health care system as an established evidence-based practice.
    Policy (August 2012)
  • 6.Equal Rights Amendment
    Psychological theories and research should have no bearing upon the desirability of the Equal Rights Amendment, which is a matter of human rights rather than of scientific fact.
    Policy
  • 7.Abortion Resolutions
    Termination of pregnancy is a civil right of the pregnant woman, to be handled as other medical and surgical procedures in consultation with her physician, and is legal if performed by a licensed physician in a licensed medical facility.
    Policy
  • 8.Advocacy for Psychology as a STEM Discipline
    Policy of the APA Council of Representatives advocating for psychology as a discipline on par with science, technology, engineering and math.
    Policy
  • 9.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)
  • 10.Chapter X: Professional Affairs (Part 2)
    Policies regarding the profession of psychology, including the stigma of mental illness, the health care system, diagnosis of autism, treatment guidelines, outpatient civil commitment, record-keeping, evidence-based practice and child custody.
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