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Welcome to our PPA public resource page!  Below, we have captured resources intended to answer your frequently asked questions about psychological issues affecting you and your family.  We have organized our content by subject area.  Please provide feedback on this page to ppa@papsy.org.

These informational documents are written by members and represent their views and summary of psychological research. These resources are not to be construed in any way as a professional psychological service. If you feel you would benefit from such a service and would like the name of a qualified psychologist in your area, please try our Psychologist Locator.

APA's Psychology Help Center

Children & Adolescents - Public FAQ's

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Why Does My Toddler Cry So Much When I Leave? PDF (121.29 KB)  more ] Administration 2/7/2014
When is a Child Ready for School? PDF (120.74 KB)  more ] Administration 2/7/2014
What Causes Stuttering? PDF (120.87 KB)  more ] Administration 2/7/2014
What Is The Best Way To Discipline My Child? PDF (123.38 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014
How Can I Help My Child Adjust To Divorce? PDF (120.73 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014
Why Are The Teenage Years So Difficult? PDF (120.92 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014
What Do I Need To Know About My Child Going Off To PDF (121.09 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014
What Is Play Therapy? PDF (121.25 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014
How Can Parents Navigate Multiple Roles During COV PDF (128.27 KB)  more ] Administration 5/7/2020
Does A Gifted Child Have Special Psychological Nee PDF (116.86 KB)  more ] Administration 6/3/2020

Depression - Public FAQ's

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
What is Depression? PDF (119.05 KB)  more ] Administration 3/10/2020
What can I do about Depression Winter -2020 PDF (117.05 KB)  more ] Administration 4/8/2020

Disorders - Public FAQ's

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
What Is A Panic Or Anxiety Attack? PDF (122.84 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014

Family & Marriage - Public FAQ's

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
How Can I Prevent Family Conflicts During The Holi PDF (130.39 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014
Stuck Inside with Family? PDF (117.83 KB)  more ] Administration 3/16/2020
Parents Navigating School Closures PDF (128.27 KB)  more ] Administration 5/7/2020

Older Adults - Public FAQ's

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
What Are The Signs Of Memory Impairment And What C PDF (121.31 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014
How Can I Prepare For Retirement? PDF (120.91 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014
How Can I Make Retirement Satisfying? PDF (121.21 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014
How Can I Ease My Transitioning Into Retirement? PDF (122.77 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014
Am I Too Old For Psychotherapy? PDF (120.93 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014

Psychological Treatment - Public FAQ's

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
What Is “HIPAA” And How Does It Affect My Psycholo PDF (122.27 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014
How Do I Know if I've Found a Good Psychotherapist PDF (125.6 KB)  more ] Administration 3/10/2020

Self-Help - Public FAQ's

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
How Do I Cope With My Grief During The Holidays? PDF (122.28 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014
How Can I Make Relocation Easier? PDF (121.22 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014
How Do I Cope With The Loss Of A Pet? PDF (122.6 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014
Why Don’t We Keep New Year’s Resolutions? PDF (131.23 KB)  more ] Administration 3/10/2020
Grieving for a Pet is Real and Normal PDF (137.11 KB)  more ] Administration 3/10/2020
Social Distancing Does Not Have to Mean Social Iso PDF (75.73 KB)  more ] Administration 3/27/2020
Grieving Alone in the Time of COVID-19 PDF (147 KB) Administration 4/27/2020
Strategies_for_Healthy_Living_Through_COVID_ar.pdf PDF (114.34 KB) Administration 5/13/2020
BLM - Managing Social Media PDF (125.24 KB) Administration 7/1/2020
How to Discuss Politics with Friends and Family PDF (173.08 KB) Administration 10/2/2020
Professional_and_Personal_Balance_During_COVID.pdf PDF (122.92 KB) Administration 10/14/2020

Stress - Public FAQ's

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Can Good Things Cause Stress? PDF (121.08 KB)  more ] Administration 2/10/2014
Managing Anxiety in the Midst of COVID-19 PDF (134.67 KB)  more ] Administration 3/18/2020
How Does Stress Develop PDF (116.29 KB)  more ] Administration 6/17/2020