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Psychology Group Votes To Ban Members From Taking Part In Interrogations : The Two-Way : NPR

The American Psychological Association had been criticized for enabling harsh national security interrogations by keeping its ethics policy in line with the Defense Department’s interrogation program. The American Psychological Association voted Friday in favor of a resolution that would bar its members from participating in national security interrogations. The resolution …

Depression On The Rise In College Students : NPR

Researchers say severe mental illness is more common among college students than it was a decade ago, with most young people seeking treatment for depression and anxiety. A study presented at the American Psychological Association found that the number of students on psychiatric medicines increased more than 10 percentage points …