|National Psychology Week: 9 - 15 November 2008|
For more information about National Psycholog Week, visit www.psychologyweek.com.au
Survey reveals what irritates Aussies the most
7 November 2008
Melbourne Psychology Expo 2008
7 November 2008
Bad drivers and telemarketers annoy Aussies most
9 November 2008
Fact Sheet: ‘Dealing with irritating events and situations'
About the National Psychology Week 2008 survey ...
|43rd APS Annual Conference: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania|
23 - 27 September 2008
Psychologists are available for interview on the following topics. Please call Elaine Grant on 0412 683 068 to coordinate an interview.
Hobart: Climate change free public forum
Study finds romantic relationships boost men's self esteem
New association launched for indigenous pscyhologists
Online therapy beneficial in treating mental health problems
Humans really are like monkeys, research shows
Psychology of climate change: denial and responsibility
Parenting styles affect childhood development
Practice makes perfect for long-lasting relationships
More than 40 per cent of Australian primary and secondary school students have poor social and emotional skills, according to a study of 11,000 participants.
Pregnancy counselling a matter of choice
The Australian Psychological Society (APS) welcomes the proposed legislation to remove abortion from the Crimes Act in Victoria.
Children can thrive in child care
There is little doubt in anyone's mind that one-on-one parental care during the early years of a child's life is seen as the ideal option for both the parent and the child. However, psychologists at the Australian Psychological Society (APS) caution parents against panicking that their children will suffer through being in child care.
Psychologists support detention review
The Australian Psychological Society today heartily congratulates the Rudd Government, and Senator Chris Evans, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, for their review of the way Australia has been treating asylum seekers.
Sport psychologists available for comment - Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
Sport psychologists play a crucial role in assisting our elite Australian athletes prepare psychologically for the Olympics.
Film classification inappropriate
The Australian Psychological Society (APS) has expressed grave concerns over the classification MA given to the soon to be released movie, ‘The Happening'.
‘Alcopop’ tax not enough
The Australian Psychological Society supports the government’s 70% tax on ‘alcopops’, but argues that the tax should be extended to all but low alcohol content drinks.
APS Psychologists reflect on the impact on families of the natural disasters in Burma and China during National Families Week in Australia (Media Statement)
As we celebrate National Families Week in Australia, it's worth taking time to think about the destructive impact of the natural disasters on families affected in Burma and China.
Mental health care under Medicare shown to be essential for community
The extent of the community need for treatment of mental health problems has been clearly demonstrated by the high uptake of the Better Access to Mental Health Care Medicare items, according to the Australian Psychological Society, accounting for the larger than expected costs.
Australian Psychological Society supports call for action following release of report on youth alcohol abuse
The Australian Psychological Society (APS) today called attention to the release of the Australian National Council on Drugs (ANCD) report into Supporting the Families of Young People with Problematic Drug Use.
Expect mixed emotions on Sorry Day
Many people may well experience mixed emotions on Sorry Day, according to Australian psychologists.
Psychology the key to improving Australia's health
Figures in the Australian Bureau of Statistics' 2008 yearbook show that Australians are living longer, but are more likely to be overweight, or suffer diabetes or another chronic disease.
Managing stress important in tough economic times
With rising interest rates and a volatile stock market causing losses in superannuation, Australians are feeling additional stress and anxiety about their financial future.
Prime Minister Rudd’s apology to the stolen generations an important step
The Federal Government’s plan for a formal apology to the stolen generations – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who were removed from their families and communities as part of the assimilation policies of the governments of the day, is a welcome and long overdue move, according to the Australian Psychological Society.
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