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  • 1.Violence
    Violence is an extreme form of aggression, such as assault, rape or murder and it has many causes, including frustration, exposure to violent media, violence in the home or neighborhood, and a tendency to see other people's actions as hostile even when they're not.
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  • 2.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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  • 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.Women & Men
    Men and women are basically alike when it comes to personality, thinking ability and leadership. The differences in these aspects that do exist may reflect social expectations, not biology.
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  • 5.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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  • 6.Race
    According to research by psychologists and others, prejudice and discrimination are still problems in American society. Research also shows that contact between people of different racial and ethnic backgrounds can reduce stereotyping and prejudice.
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  • 7.Ethics
    In psychology, APA’s Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct lays out standards for psychologists and identifies behaviors that deserve punishment.
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  • 8.Sleep
    Millions of people don’t get enough sleep (such as by suffering from insomnia), resulting in such problems as daytime sleepiness, poor decision-making, interference with learning, and accidents. Learn how to be better rested.
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  • 9.Psychologists, Working in Schools
    Psychological science is re-examining how people learn and helping facilitate peak performance in the classroom, on the playing field, and in other situations that require physical and mental execution.
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  • 10.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.
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