Results 1–10 of 16 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "Resources on aging issues" Refine Your Search Refine Your Search TopicAging (3)Alzheimer's (3)Teens (3)Therapy (3)Emotional health (2) 14 more... [+] Ethics (2)Human rights (2)Law & psychology (2)Violence (2)Bullying (1)Children (1)Death & dying (1)Disability (1)Natural disasters (1)Parenting (1)Safety & design (1)Sleep (1)Stress (1)Workplace issues (1)Hide detailsDocument TypePsychology TopicXYear2011 (1) Results 1–10 of 16 Previous 1 2 Next Relevance Title A-Z Title Z-A Newest First Oldest First Sort by: 1.AgingPsychologists 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.Psychology Topic 2.Alzheimer's DiseaseAlzheimer’s disease is a chronic brain disease that gradually erodes an individual’s memory, intellectual abilities and personality, eventually impairing the ability to think, speak or perform such basic tasks as getting dressed or eating.Psychology Topic 3.Natural DisastersEven 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.Psychology Topic 4.Learning & MemoryLearning is the acquisition of skill or knowledge, while memory is the expression of what you’ve acquired. If you acquire the new skill or knowledge slowly and laboriously, that’s learning. If acquisition occurs instantly, that’s making a memory.Psychology Topic 5.DisabilityMore than 13 percent of noninstitutionalized adults have some sort of physical disability. The most common physical disabilities are trouble hearing, moving around or doing day-to-day tasks like getting dressed.Psychology Topic 6.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 7.SexPsychologists 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.Psychology Topic 8.BullyingBullying 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. Psychology Topic 9.TherapyTherapy is a treatment for psychological problems in which therapists and clients work together to understand problems and come up with plans for fixing them, generally by changing ineffective thoughts, emotions or behaviors. Psychology Topic 10.Human RightsHuman rights are rights to which all human beings are inherently entitled. APA’s vision statement includes serving as an effective champion of the application of psychology to promote human rights.Psychology Topic (January 2011) Previous 1 2 Next Relevance Title A-Z Title Z-A Newest First Oldest First Sort by: ADVERTISEMENT Results 1–10 of 16 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "Resources on aging issues"