IN SEARCH OF HOPE AND HOME
The war in Syria is adding dramatically to the world’s refugee crisis.
According to the United Nations, in 2015, 65.3 million people were
forced from their homes because of persecution, human rights violations,
conflict and other violence. Psychologists are increasing efforts to help
refugees, both here and abroad. See page 34
COVER: THIS BOY IS ONE OF THE MILLIONS OF SYRIANS WHO LEFT HOME DUE TO THE COUNTRY’S
CIVIL WAR. PHOTO BY FIRAT YURDAKUL/ANADOLU AGENCY/GETTY IMAGES, TAKEN FEB. 25, 2014.
42 BETTER CARE FOR KIDS
In an effort to improve care for the nation’s
children, many psychologists are working
to make sure evidence-based treatment is
available beyond academic medical centers,
which aren’t accessible to most people.
46 DID YOU REALLY
JUST SAY THAT?
Microaggressions—the brief statements or
behaviors that, intentionally or not,
communicate a negative message about
a nondominant group—are everyday
occurrences for many people. Here’s how
to cope with them.