APS 1 By N., Sam M.S. - 1 Common abbreviation for the American Pain Society. 2. Common abbreviation for the American Psychological Society. APS 1: "The APS is a central organization concerned with the management of pain in medical settings. " Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION PAIN DRIVE Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) WHITE, WILLIAM ALANSON (1870- 1937) Dissociative Identity Disorder Hitler and Conformity Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "APS 1," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/aps-1/ (accessed January 22, 2022).