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  • 1.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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  • 2.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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  • 3.Socioeconomic Status
    Socioeconomic status is commonly conceptualized as the social standing or class of an individual or group.
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  • 4.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.
    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.Sport and Exercise
    Regular physical activity and participation in sports are good for your body, reducing the risk that you’ll develop high blood pressure, heart disease, colon cancer and diabetes. Sport psychologists can help you overcome problems, enhance your performance and achieve your goals.
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  • 7.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
  • 8.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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  • 9.Obesity
    Obesity is marked by excess accumulation of body fat caused by genetic factors and behavioral factors — especially eating too much and exercising too little. Obesity can lead to diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea and other problems.
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  • 10.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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