Results 1–10 of 11 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "Strengthening psychology’s role in..." Refine Your Search Refine Your Search TopicChildren (2)Parenting (2)Socioeconomic status (2)Teens (2)Addictions (1) 9 more... [+] Health disparities (1)Human rights (1)Hypnosis (1)Obesity (1)Race (1)Sexuality (1)Stress (1)Violence (1)Women & men (1)Hide detailsDocument TypePsychology TopicX Results 1–10 of 11 Previous 1 2 Next Relevance Title A-Z Title Z-A Newest First Oldest First Sort by: 1.AddictionsAddiction is the body's need for a drug to avoid withdrawal symptoms, and psychologists study aspects such as addictive behavior, dependence, tolerance and treatments for addiction.Psychology Topic 2.Health DisparitiesHealth 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.Psychology Topic 3.TeensTeens 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.Psychology Topic 4.ObesityObesity 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.Psychology Topic 5.Socioeconomic StatusSocioeconomic status is commonly conceptualized as the social standing or class of an individual or group.Psychology Topic 6.RaceAccording 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 7.HypnosisHypnosis 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.Psychology Topic 8.ParentingParents want to ensure children’s health and safety, prepare children for life as productive adults, and transmit cultural values. Links to tips on communicating with your kids, and more.Psychology Topic 9.ViolenceViolence 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.Psychology Topic 10.Women & MenMen 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.Psychology Topic Previous 1 2 Next Relevance Title A-Z Title Z-A Newest First Oldest First Sort by: ADVERTISEMENT Results 1–10 of 11 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "Strengthening psychology’s role in..."