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  • 1.Addictions
    Addiction 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.
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  • 2.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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  • 3.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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  • 4.Parenting
    Parents 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.
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  • 5.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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  • 6.Children
    Psychologists can help children cope with such problems as anxiety and depression, hyperactivity, conflicts with parents and stressful events like divorce or a parent’s death.
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  • 7.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.
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  • 8.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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  • 9.Trauma
    Trauma is an emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape or natural disaster. Reactions such as shock and denial are typical. Longer term reactions include unpredictable emotions, flashbacks, strained relationships and even physical symptoms.
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  • 10.Bullying
    Bullying 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.
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