The American Psychological Association (APA) is the largest scientific and professional organization of psychologists in the United States, with around 117,500 members including scientists, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students. The APA has an annual budget of around $115m. There are 54 divisions of the APA—interest groups covering different subspecialties of psychology or topical areas.

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American Psychological Association

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  • Mental Health Insurance Coverage: Get the Whole Picture

    In the past, health insurance often covered services for the body, while providing little support for the mind. For millions of Americans, that's no longer the case. Learn more about insurance coverage for behavioral and mental health. http://on.apa.org/parity-law. Find out if you're one of the millions covered by the mental health parity law by talking to your insurer or reviewing your own benefi...

  • Stress in America - Conquering Your Stress

    http://www.stressinamerica.org - Stress can take over your life and ruin your health. There's no magic pill to manage it, but a psychologist working with your primary care provider can provide the stress antidote. How do Americans react to and manage their stress? Read the latest report from the American Psychological Association at http://www.stressinamerica.org.

  • Psychotherapy: Friends Helping Friends - Episode 3

    http://www.apa.org/psychotherapy Know someone showing symptoms of anxiety or depression? Need help reducing stress? If a friend or family member is having trouble coping with life's toughest situations, a psychologist can help. So can you, by gently suggesting that they see a psychologist.

  • Millennial generation coping with stress - psychologist Dr. Mary Alvord

    Psychologist Mary Alvord, PhD, interviews a young adult (and her neighbor) about stress. APA released its annual Stress in America report in 2013, revealing that the millennial generation reports high levels of stress, more than any other age group. Learn more: www.stressinamerica.org

  • Psychotherapy: More Than A Quick Fix - Episode 1

    http://www.apa.org/psychotherapy Would you like to try Fixitol, the pill you take once that can solve your stress, depression and anxiety? It doesn't exist. Discover psychotherapy. There are no short cuts to being your best self. Psychotherapy and psychologists give the long-term skills to live your life to the fullest. http://www.apa.org/helpcenter

  • Psychotherapy: Good For Your Health - Episode 2

    http://www.apa.org/psychotherapy Would you like to try Fixitol, the pill you take once that can solve your stress and health problems? It doesn't exist. Ask your physician about psychotherapy. There are no short cuts to being your best self. Psychotherapy and psychologists give the long-term skills to live your life to the fullest. http://www.apa.org/helpcenter

  • Psychology and Disaster Response

    Psychologist Rosemary Schwartzbard, PhD discusses psychology and disaster response, including tips on how to people can emotionally handle a disaster situation in the short term as well as the psychological support that is available to survivors.

  • Choosing a Psychologist

    Psychologist Keely Kolmes, PsyD discusses how to choose a psychologist. Dr. Kolmes provides information on selecting and finding a psychologist, and what a client can ask when they contact a psychologist for the first time, including insurance coverage and therapy expertise.

  • Psychology and Chronic Illness

    Psychologist Rosalind Dorlen, PsyD discusses the mental health aspect of living with a chronic illness. Dr. Dorlen covers dealing with the initial diagnosis, complying to treatment, and staying positive.

  • Remembering 9/11 with Dr. Rosemary Schwartzbard

    Psychologist Rosemary Schwartzbard, PhD, talks about how 9/11 has become an emotional milestone for many people and discusses how people can change the meaning of the day. Dr. Schwartzbard was one of the psychologists on scene at the Pentagon immediately following the events of September 11. More tips from the American Psychological Association on coping with anniversaries of traumatic events ar...

  • Mental Health Blog Party

    May 18th is APA's Mental Health Blog Party! Visit www.yourmindyourbody.org for more details. Some of last year's participants included: Losing the Shadow Behind Me: http://www.losingtheshadow.com/ PsychCentral:http://psychcentral.com/ Family Anatomy: http://www.familyanatomy.com/ Dr. Deb: http://drdeborahserani.blogspot.com/

American Psychological Association

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  • ALA Midwinter: New Fields & Features in PsycINFO

    This brief review of new fields & features added to PsycINFO in 2016 was presented in the American Psychological Association booth at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits on January 21 and 22, 2017.

  • ALA Midwinter 2017 Lunch & Learn

    This session included an overview of how to incorporate APA Style CENTRAL®, our new resource for writing in APA Style®, into your courses and workshops. Live search demos on the APA Databases reviewed new fields and features added to PsycINFO® in 2016, and provided a refresher on PsycTESTS®. It was presented on Monday, January 23, 2017 at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting & Exhib...

  • PsycINFO Expert Tip: Searching by Keyword, Index Term and More

    Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a keyword and an index term, and how they can aid your search? What are classification codes, and how does this all relate to MeSH terms? This post will demystify the four types of vocabulary you see in PsycINFO®.

  • Setting up a PsycTESTS Search

    How to use PsycTESTS unique fields and limits in your search

  • Searching many terms at once on PsycINFO

    How to construct a successful search query that harnesses all the research on the topic.

  • New Features on PsycINFO - Ovid

    This presentation was created to support a webinar.

  • New Features on PsycINFO - EBSCOhost

    This presentation was created to support a webinar.

  • New Features on PsycINFO - APA PsycNET

    This presentation was created to support a webinar.

  • Searching with New PsycINFO Fields on Ovid

    Shows four new fields from the PsycINFO refresh in August 2016, and how they can be used for search and discovery.

  • Searching with new PsycINFO fields on APA PsycNET

    Shows four new fields from the PsycINFO refresh in August 2016, and how they can be used for search and discovery.

  • Searching with new PsycINFO fields on EBSCOhost

    Shows four new fields from the PsycINFO refresh in August 2016, and how they can be used for search and discovery.

  • Introducing APA Style CENTRAL

    During this session, we provided an introduction to APA Style CENTRAL®, a new resource for teaching, learning, and writing in APA Style®, coming this July. We highlighted some of the many tools created by APA Style experts. These include Tutorials and Self-Quizzes, forms that walk the user through creating citations in APA Style, and an online editor that makes it quick and easy to format your pa...

  • APA Lunch & Learn @ ALA Annual 2016

    During this training session, we discussed some new fields coming to PsycINFO® this summer, provided updates on PsycTHERAPY®, our database of streaming psychotherapy videos, and previewed new journals and publications from APA. We also provided a review of how cited references are handled, demonstrating them on APA PsycNET®, EBSCOhost, Ovid, and ProQuest. Finally, we provided a quick tour of APA...

  • APA Sunrise Seminar @ Mosaic '16

    This session included a preview of new fields being added to PsycINFO in summer 2016, a review of the December 2015 update to the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, and provided tips for searching tests and measures. It also included a brief overview of APA Style CENTRAL(TM), a new resource for teaching, learning, and writing in APA Style, coming this July. Sample searches were performed on ...

  • PsycINFO Expert Tip: Find Items Added to PsycINFO During a Specific Timeframe

    These slides contain supporting material for a post on the APA Databases & Electronic Resources Blog. View the post here: http://wp.me/p6B3CN-6m

  • PsycINFO Expert Tip: Updating Search Alerts When a Thesaurus Term Changes

    These slides contain supporting material for a post on the APA Databases & Electronic Resources Blog. View the post here: http://wp.me/p6B3CN-67

  • ALA Midwinter 2016 Lunch & Learn

    This presentation provided details on an update to the PsycINFO thesaurus, information about the newest APA Handbooks and Journals, and enhancements to the APA PsycNET platform. Live searches, touching on topics including Author Affiliation and finding reviews in PsycINFO, were performed on APA PsycNET, EBSCOhost, Ovid, and ProQuest. For more details and links, click the Notes button or download...

  • Beyond Subject Searching in PsycINFO

    These slides are presented during one of our two webinars for librarians, but the material may also be useful to instructors, graduate and doctoral students, and others who work closely with PsycINFO and other APA Databases. Note that this session does assume that you are familiar with the platform you use to access PsycINFO and with the basics of searching the database. For a refresher, start wi...

  • Behind the Scenes of PsycINFO: Coverage and Indexing

    These slides are presented during one of our two webinars for librarians, but the material may also be useful to instructors, graduate and doctoral students, and others who work closely with PsycINFO and other APA Databases. The session reviews the structure of APA Database records, covering the elements of the bibliographic citation, controlled vocabulary and indexing. It also reviews value-ad...

  • ALA 2015 Lunch & Learn

    This presentation provided information about some of the new APA Journals that debuted in 2015, as well as recent and forthcoming enhancements to the APA PsycNET platform. Sample searches on each of the major vendor platforms were presented, and included a review of searching with keywords in PsycINFO, using the methodology limiter, and techniques for locating pre-publication articles. For more ...

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