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  • 1.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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  • 2.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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  • 3.Natural Disasters
    Even when you’re not hurt physically, disasters can take a serious emotional toll. Normal reactions include intense feelings; flashbacks; trouble concentrating; disrupted eating and sleeping; strained personal relationships; and headaches, nausea or chest pain.
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  • 4.Teens
    Teens are undergoing the biological changes of puberty and experiencing cognitive changes that allow them to think more abstractly. Includes resilience tips for teens and communication tips for parents.
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  • 5.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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  • 6.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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  • 7.Stress
    Stress can interfere with normal living, damage your physical health or cause difficulties with concentration or mood.
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  • 8.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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  • 9.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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  • 10.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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Results 110 of 27 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "In brief: December 2012"