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  • 1.Schizophrenia
    Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness characterized by incoherent or illogical thoughts, bizarre behavior and speech, and delusions or hallucinations, such as hearing voices.
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  • 2.Bipolar Disorder
    Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness in which common emotions become intensely and often unpredictably magnified, including manic episodes โ€” abnormally elevated or irritable moods โ€” and possibly depression.
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  • 3.Suicide
    Suicide is the act of killing yourself, most often as a result of depression or other mental illness. Learn about suicide warning signs and steps to prevent suicide.
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  • 4.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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  • 5.Psychologists, Promoting Health
    Psychological science is unlocking the mysteries of how the brain works, helping people make healthy lifestyle choices and improving the treatment of complex human problems.
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  • 6.Depression
    People with depression may lack pleasure in daily activities, significant weight loss or gain, insomnia or excessive sleeping, lack of energy, inability to concentrate, feelings of worthlessness or guilt and thoughts of death or suicide.
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  • 7.Obesity
    Obesity is marked by excess accumulation of body fat caused by genetic factors and behavioral factors โ€” especially eating too much and exercising too little. Obesity can lead to diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea and other problems.
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  • 8.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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  • 9.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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  • 10.Psychologists, Serving Communities
    Psychological science is strengthening communities by combining clinical work and forensic evaluation to support the legal process.
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Results 110 of 48 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "The roots of mental illness"