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Fear, Shame Keep Victims Quiet

Silent scourge: Fear, shame keep victims quiet Recent stories of child sexual abuse disclosed years later have prompted questions as to why victims don’t speak out sooner. Read on for more on this current issue from psychologist Dr. Teresa Kramer’s editorial in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Original: http://www.nwaonline.com/news/2017/dec/23/silent-scourge-20171223/ By Teresa Kramer Special to the Democrat-Gazette (Reprinted) Stories…

Psychologists Respond to Harvey

Psychologists are responding in several ways to the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The American Psychological Association released a statement today from President Tony Puente: “The American Psychological Association joins with all Americans in support of the thousands of people whose lives have been thrown into turmoil by Hurricane Harvey. We have watched with horror the…

Islamic Terrorism and Domestic Mass Shootings: Psychological Link

Islamic Terrorism and Domestic Mass Shootings are Caused by the Exact Same Psychological Phenomenon From: Quartz Author: Alana Conner, PhD, Executive Director, Stanford Center for Social Psychological Answers to Real-World Questions [Edited] According to a publicly available dataset from the New America Foundation, in the years since 9/11, jihadists born in the US have killed…

National Nutrition Month: Improving Children’s Eating Habits

March is National Nutrition Month Arkansas Psychologists Offer Tips to Improve Children’s Eating Habits Little Rock, Arkansas, March 20, 2017 — Parents and caregivers play an important role when it comes to children’s eating habits. This March, recognize National Nutrition Month by taking steps to improve and establish healthy eating habits for the whole family.…

Half of Americans Stressed by Presidential Election

American Psychological Association Survey Reveals 2016 Presidential Election Source of Significant Stress for More Than Half of Americans Preview of data from upcoming Stress in America™ poll shows election is equally stressful for Republicans and Democrats Facing one of the most adversarial contests in recent history and daily coverage of the presidential election that dominates…

Lunch & Learn 7/21/16: Seniors Bullying Other Seniors (RSVP TODAY)

RSVP today (July 15) Saline Memorial Behavioral Health Lunch & Learn Thursday, July 21st, 2016 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Saline Memorial Hospital Health Education Bldg. Classroom 1 1 CEU Credit Ethical Management of Seniors Bullying Other Seniors A presentation by Theresa Horton, MNSc, APN Director of Education – South Central Center on Aging Donald W.…