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Why employees stay on the job

Work-life fit and enjoying what they do top list of reasons
August 29, 2012

Despite uncertainty in the job market, the top reasons working Americans say they stay with their current employers are work-life fit and enjoying what they do, according to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association (APA).


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Q&A: How to deal with anger

May 11, 2012
The American Psychological Association (APA) recently asked anger expert Dr. Howard Kassinove the following questions about the common but difficult emotion of anger.


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Congress passes bill that will affect mental health services

Medicare cuts would include psychotherapy payment reduction
February 24, 2012

Medicare recipients currently receiving mental health outpatient services will be affected by the payroll tax legislation passed by Congress last week.


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Drug & alcohol use falls when personal sense of purpose and meaning is strong

November 8, 2011

University of Michigan researchers issued findings last week at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Washington on a complex issue: Purpose and meaning in life have been linked to higher levels of psychological well-being, yet the association between purpose and meaning and alcohol and other drug use (AOD) remains unexamined.


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Too much undeserved self-praise can lead to depression

October 19, 2011

People who try to boost their self-esteem by telling themselves they’ve done a great job when they haven’t could end up feeling dejected instead, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.


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Scuba diving helps vets with spinal cord injury

Johns Hopkins researchers find ‘dramatic’ results in small preliminary study
September 19, 2011

A small group of veterans with spinal cord injuries who underwent a four-day scuba- diving certification saw significant improvement in muscle movement, increased sensitivity to light touch and pinprick on the legs, and large reductions in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, according to Johns Hopkins researchers.


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