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How stress affects your health

WEBThis can put you at increased risk for a variety of physical and mental health problems, including anxiety, depression, digestive issues, headaches, muscle tension …

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Kids’ mental health is in crisis. Here’s what psychologists are doing

WEBThe Covid-19 pandemic era ushered in a new set of challenges for youth in the United States, leading to a mental health crisis as declared by the United States …

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Student mental health is in crisis. Campuses are rethinking their …

WEBBy nearly every metric, student mental health is worsening. During the 2020–2021 school year, more than 60% of college students met the criteria for at least …

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Health behavior: Theory, research, and practice, 5th ed.

WEBAdvancing the science of health behavior through the informed application of health behavior theories, the new Fifth Edition of Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and …

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Environmental issues are health issues: Making a case and setting …

WEBIncreasing demands on ecosystems, decreasing biodiversity, and climate change are among the most pressing environmental issues of our time. As changing weather …

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(Mis)understanding alcohol use disorder: Making the case for a …

WEB‘Alcohol use disorder’ (AUD) is used by several contemporary conceptualizations to identify, treat and prevent problems associated with alcohol use. …

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Obesity: Psychosocial and behavioral aspects of a modern …

WEBThe epidemic of obesity has grown largely unchecked over the past several decades, arguably making obesity America’s most pressing public health issue. Approximately …

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on Evidence-Based Psychological Practice in Health Care

WEBGuideline 1: Psychologists are mindful of the principles and importance of evidence-based practice. Guideline 2: Psychologists strive to maintain and enhance their knowledge of …

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Health Psychologists Study the Intersection of Health and Behavior

WEBHealth psychologists study the factors that allow people to be healthy, recover from an illness or cope with a chronic condition. They are experts in the intersection of health …

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Helping Hispanic family caregivers of persons with dementia “get …

WEBBackground and Objectives Caregivers need to understand their health status and the disabilities of the care recipient to engage in effective health …

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Aging and depression

WEBThere is evidence that some natural body changes associated with aging may increase a person’s risk of experiencing depression. Recent studies suggest that lower …

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The preparatory set: A novel approach to understanding stress, …

WEBBasic to all motile life is a differential approach/avoid response to perceived features of environment. The stages of response are initial reflexive noticing and …

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Older Adults' Health and Age-Related Changes

WEBThe number of Americans aged 65 and older is projected to double from 46 million to more than 98 million by 2060. It will be the first time in history that the number of older adults …

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APA Handbook of Health Psychology

WEBThe field of health psychology is now over 4 decades old, no longer finding its identity but in the prime of its life. In a nutshell, health psychology is a specialty area that focuses on …

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Telehealth and telepsychology

WEBAn overwhelming number of psychologists (96%) said they believed the use of telehealth during the pandemic has proven its worth as a therapeutic tool. 4 Patients generally …

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Measurement and assessment in education.

WEBWhen we meet someone for the first or first few times, we engage inescapably in some form of evaluation. This happens in classrooms as well. As university professors, just as other …

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What is psychological safety at work

WEBWhat this looks like. Psychological safety develops over time. When it exists, members of a team can be themselves, and they share the belief they can take …

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The health-wealth gap

WEBThe Shorter Lives, Poorer Health report found that just about all Americans — from birth to age 75, with low incomes and high, with or without health insurance, with or without …

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Families, Systems, & Health

WEBFamilies, Systems, & Health ® is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal publishing original research, review and conceptual papers, book and media reviews, and …

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Mindfulness meditation: A research-proven way to reduce stress

WEBMuch of the research on mindfulness has focused on two types of interventions: Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is a therapeutic intervention …

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The risks of social isolation

WEBHawkley points to evidence linking perceived social isolation with adverse health consequences including depression, poor sleep quality, impaired executive function, …

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Work, Stress and Health & Socioeconomic Status

WEBSES Affects our Society. SES affects overall human functioning, including our physical and mental health. Low SES and its correlates, such as lower educational achievement, …

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Black men’s mental health matters

WEBPoverty, racism, and related factors also mean that when Black men or boys seek or receive mental health services, they are often met with overt and covert barriers. …

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