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  • 1.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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  • 2.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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  • 3.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.
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  • 4.Hypnosis
    Hypnosis is a technique in which clinicians make suggestions to individuals who have undergone a procedure designed to relax them and focus their minds. It is used to treat conditions including pain, anxiety, mood disorders, and smoking.
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  • 5.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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  • 6.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.
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  • 7.Psychologists, Helping Businesses and Organizations
    The science of psychology is redefining what makes a successful workplace and helping to shape the technology that makes our lives easier.
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  • 8.Personality
    Personality refers to individual differences in patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving. The study of personality focuses on individual differences in particular personality characteristics and how the parts of a person come together as a whole.
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  • 9.Socioeconomic Status
    Socioeconomic status is commonly conceptualized as the social standing or class of an individual or group.
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  • 10.Kids & the Media
    Even very young children in our society get a big daily dose of television, video games and music lyrics. While such media can provide education and entertainment, they can also result in aggressive attitudes and violent behavior.
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Results 110 of 13 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "APA Addiction Syndrome Handbook"