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  • 1.Alzheimer's Disease
    Alzheimer’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.
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  • 2.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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  • 3.Learning & Memory
    Learning 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.
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  • 4.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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  • 5.Women & Men
    Men 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.
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  • 6.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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  • 7.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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  • 8.Marriage and Divorce
    Healthy marriages are good for couples’ mental and physical health as well as for children; however, about 40 to 50 percent of married couples in the United States divorce.
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