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  • 1.Workplace Issues
    Work defines people in the most basic way, which is one reason retirement is so difficult for many people. Other issues include matching people and jobs, finding ways to reduce workplace stress and studying motivation and job satisfaction.
    Psychology Topic
  • 2.Disability
    More than 13 percent of noninstitutionalized adults have some sort of physical disability. The most common physical disabilities are trouble hearing, moving around or doing day-to-day tasks like getting dressed.
    Psychology Topic
  • 3.Bullying
    Bullying is aggressive physical contact, words or actions to cause another person injury or discomfort. Cyberbullying uses an electronic device for aggressive, repeated and intentional acts of bullying such as name calling, sending threatening emails, placing photos of persons on the Internet without permission and sending viruses.
    Psychology Topic
  • 4.Socioeconomic Status
    Socioeconomic status is commonly conceptualized as the social standing or class of an individual or group.
    Psychology Topic
  • 5.Children
    Psychologists can help children cope with such problems as anxiety and depression, hyperactivity, conflicts with parents and stressful events like divorce or a parent’s death.
    Psychology Topic
  • 6.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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  • 7.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.
    Psychology Topic
  • 8.Learning & Memory
    Learning is the acquisition of skill or knowledge, while memory is the expression of what you’ve acquired. If you acquire the new skill or knowledge slowly and laboriously, that’s learning. If acquisition occurs instantly, that’s making a memory.
    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.
    Psychology Topic
  • 10.ADHD
    ADHD, or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, makes it difficult to organized, stay focused, make realistic plans, or think before acting. Treatment options include behavioral therapy, neurofeedback, and psychosocial therapy.
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Results 110 of 31 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "Research roundup: September 2011"