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Division 20 – Adult Development and Aging

Question #1: Please describe any interests and/or any previous involvement in Division 20. Our members would be interested in knowing if you are a member or fellow of the division and if you have been active in any way in Division 20. Please describe any professional...

Division 22 – Division of Rehabilitation Psychology

How could you, as APA president, address the issue of including disability in the definition of diversity in the applied sense (e.g.; development of cultural competency in disability among psychologists)? APA has included disability in its definition of diversity.  It...

Division 28 – Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse

Professionally, I am Board Certified in Clinical Health Psychology, and have worked in integrated care throughout my career in multiple contexts including a medical school, hospital, co-location in a physician’s office, and in my own independent practice (since...

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Climate anxiety is on the rise, as a younger generation confronts inheriting a much hotter world, says Dr. Kelsey Hudson.
“Many young people are experiencing grief and frustration and anxiety and elements of betrayal by adults and other generations.”
https://www.npr.org/2022/11/17/1137156134/kids-youth-coping-climate-change

1 in 9 Cases of depression could potentially be prevented if all adults did just 150 minutes of physical activity per week! Check out this quick read #depression #healthpsych #mentalhealth https://www.apa.org/monitor/2022/11/defeating-depression-naturally

Over 75% of U.S. adults say the future of the country is a significant source of stress, according to our latest Stress in America survey. @drvailewright says taking breaks from the "information saturation" of social media and 24/7 push alerts can help. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2022-election/spiral-violence-fear-creating-angst-many-voters-ahead-midterm-election-rcna55740

"Limited light exposure during the day or being exposed to high levels of light at night may be linked with certain mental health conditions."

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2345327-light-exposure-may-be-linked-to-several-mental-health-conditions/

Native American Heritage Month is an opportunity to focus on a gap in mental health care.

@MentalHealthAm states that “native/indigenous people in America report experiencing serious psychological distress 2.5 times more than the general population...” https://www.mhanational.org/issues/native-and-indigenous-communities-and-mental-health

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