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  • 1.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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  • 2.Intimate Partner Violence
    This brochure utilizes psychological research to highlight the psychological consequences of intimate partner violence, the forms of psychological aggression, how to screen/recognize signs of violence, as well as safety planning information.
    Psychology Topic
  • 3.Shyness
    Shyness is the tendency to feel awkward, worried or tense during social encounters. Severely shy people may have physical symptoms like upset stomach; worries about how others view them; and a tendency to withdraw from social interactions.
    Psychology Topic
  • 4.Hate Crimes
    Hate crimes are any felony or violent crime based on prejudice against a particular group. Compared to other crimes, hate crimes have a broader impact on victims and communities because they target core aspects of identity.
    Psychology Topic
  • 5.Marriage and Divorce
    Healthy marriages are good for couples’ mental and physical health as well as for children; however, about 40 to 50 percent of married couples in the United States divorce.
    Psychology Topic
  • 6.Ethics
    In psychology, APA’s Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct lays out standards for psychologists and identifies behaviors that deserve punishment.
    Psychology Topic
  • 7.Sex
    Psychologists and other clinicians focus on many issues regarding sex including later life sex, enhancing or restoring sexual functioning and pleasure, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation and painful intercourse, for example. Psychologists also work to understand sex offenders, the victims of sexual abuse and rape, and try to reduce the proliferation of sexualized images of young women in advertising and the media.
    Psychology Topic
  • 8.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.
    Psychology Topic
  • 9.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
  • 10.Addictions
    Addiction is the body's need for a drug to avoid withdrawal symptoms, and psychologists study aspects such as addictive behavior, dependence, tolerance and treatments for addiction.
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Results 110 of 33 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "In Brief: October 2011"