Winter 2020 President’s Message

Season’s greetings! With another year upon us, it is good to take time to reflect on the lessons and blessings…

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Winter 2020 Newsletter

From the Editor’s Desk Annie Ginty, PhD APS Newsletter Editor Happy New Year! I hope everyone’s 2020 is off to…

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When a Spouse Dies: Keeping Your Emotions to Yourself May Hinder Health

The death of a spouse can take a sobering toll on the health of the surviving partner: Within six months of their wife’s death, widowers are nearly twice as likely as similar married men to die themselves while widows have a 10% to 20% higher death rate than comparable married women.

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Sleeping Too Much or Too Little and Erratic Sleep May Impair Stress Response in Youth with Bipolar Disorder

Contact:Melynda Casement, PhDPeter Franzen, PhD For Release: Immediately Social stress and poor sleep habits are quite common among healthy adolescents.…

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Depression May Worsen the Unhealthy Impact of Discrimination on Blacks

Contact: Danielle Beatty Moody, PhD For Release: Immediately Black people’s risk of suffering a stroke between the ages of 45…

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Teens’ Shorter Sleep Might Signal Higher Risk for Blocked Arteries

Contact: Carmela Alcántara, PhD For Release: Immediately Between the magnetic lure of social media, the constant demands of homework and…

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U.S. Women Veterans of the Vietnam-Era: Health Links Found Decades Later

Contact: Brian Smith, PhD For Release: Immediately Vietnam-era women veterans, now mostly in their 60s, face poorer health-related quality of…

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Expecting Lots of Racist Treatment May Endanger Health For African Americans

Contact: Tené Lewis, PhD For Release: Immediately A consistent link has been found between African Americans’ reported experiences of racism…

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Frontier Research Explores Links Between Emotions, Relationships, Health and Illness

Contact: Bert Uchino, PhD For Release: Immediately It’s now widely understood that emotions can affect health—think of the hostile, frustrated…

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Caution: Long Bouts of Fretful Ruminating May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Contact: Jeffrey Birk, PhD For Release: Immediately A brief unpleasant encounter with your boss could trigger a morning of angry…

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