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  • 1.Therapy
    Therapy is a treatment for psychological problems in which therapists and clients work together to understand problems and come up with plans for fixing them, generally by changing ineffective thoughts, emotions or behaviors.
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  • 2.Race
    According to research by psychologists and others, prejudice and discrimination are still problems in American society. Research also shows that contact between people of different racial and ethnic backgrounds can reduce stereotyping and prejudice.
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  • 3.Obesity
    Obesity is marked by excess accumulation of body fat caused by genetic factors and behavioral factors — especially eating too much and exercising too little. Obesity can lead to diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea and other problems.
    Psychology Topic
  • 4.Sleep
    Millions of people don’t get enough sleep (such as by suffering from insomnia), resulting in such problems as daytime sleepiness, poor decision-making, interference with learning, and accidents. Learn how to be better rested.
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  • 5.Women & Men
    Men and women are basically alike when it comes to personality, thinking ability and leadership. The differences in these aspects that do exist may reflect social expectations, not biology.
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  • 6.Death and Dying
    Psychologists can assess mood, mental functioning and pain at the end of life; treat depression, anxiety and other mental health problems; provide end-of-life counseling to the dying and their families; and advocate for good medical care.
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  • 7.Intelligence
    Intelligence refers to intellectual functioning. IQ tests compare your performance with other people your age taking the same test, but they don't measure other kinds of intelligence, such as social intelligence, which is the expertise people bring to their interactions with others.
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  • 8.Trauma
    Trauma is an emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape or natural disaster. Reactions such as shock and denial are typical. Longer term reactions include unpredictable emotions, flashbacks, strained relationships and even physical symptoms.
    Psychology Topic
  • 9.Parenting
    Parents want to ensure children’s health and safety, prepare children for life as productive adults, and transmit cultural values. Links to tips on communicating with your kids, and more.
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  • 10.Autism
    Autism is the most severe developmental disability, involving impairments in social interaction — such as being aware of other people’s feelings — and verbal and nonverbal communication.
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