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  • 1. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender
    LGBT is shorthand for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. The “LGB” in this term refers to sexual orientation. The “T” in LGBT stands for transgender or gender non-conforming, an umbrella term for people whose gender identity or gender expression does not conform to that typically associated with the sex to which they were assigned at birth.
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  • 2.Health Disparities
    Health disparities occur when differences in health status exist between one population group in comparison to a more advantaged group, and most address issues of social justice and equity. Learn more about APA research and where to get help.
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  • 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.
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  • 4.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.
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  • 5.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.
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  • 6.Aging
    Psychologists who work with older adults — geropsychologists — assess mental functioning, depression and other problems, as well as design policies and services to enhance the quality of life of older people and their caregivers.
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  • 7.Sexual Abuse
    Sexual abuse is unwanted sexual activity, with perpetrators using force, making threats or taking advantage of victims not able to give consent. Reactions include shock, fear, disbelief, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder.
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  • 8.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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