Results 1–10 of 23 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "Rare disease detectives" Refine Your Search Refine Your Search TopicHuman rights (4)Therapy (4)Aging (3)Alzheimer's (3)Emotional health (3) 23 more... [+] Ethics (2)Law & psychology (2)Socioeconomic status (2)Trauma (2)Women & men (2)Anger (1)Bipolar disorder (1)Depression (1)Hate crimes (1)Health disparities (1)Intelligence (1)Kids & the media (1)Obesity (1)Parenting (1)Race (1)Sexual abuse (1)Sexuality (1)Sport & exercise (1)Stress (1)Suicide (1)Teens (1)Testing issues (1)Violence (1)Hide detailsDocument TypePsychology TopicXYear2011 (1) Results 1–10 of 23 Previous 1 2 3 ... Next Relevance Title A-Z Title Z-A Newest First Oldest First Sort by: 1.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 2.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 3.SuicideSuicide 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.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.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 6.Sport and ExerciseRegular 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.Psychology Topic 7.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 8.Hate CrimesHate 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 9.Sexual AbuseSexual abuse is unwanted sexual activity, with perpetrators using force, making threats or taking advantage of victims not able to give consent. Reactions include shock, fear, disbelief, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder.Psychology Topic 10.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 Previous 1 2 3 ... Next Relevance Title A-Z Title Z-A Newest First Oldest First Sort by: ADVERTISEMENT Results 1–10 of 23 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "Rare disease detectives"