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  • 1.Disability
    More 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.
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  • 2.Schizophrenia
    Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness characterized by incoherent or illogical thoughts, bizarre behavior and speech, and delusions or hallucinations, such as hearing voices.
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  • 3.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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  • 4.Suicide
    Suicide 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.
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  • 5.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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  • 6. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender
    LGBT is shorthand for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. The “LGB” in this term refers to sexual orientation. The “T” in LGBT stands for transgender or gender non-conforming, an umbrella term for people whose gender identity or gender expression does not conform to that typically associated with the sex to which they were assigned at birth.
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  • 7.Intimate Partner Violence
    This brochure utilizes psychological research to highlight the psychological consequences of intimate partner violence, the forms of psychological aggression, how to screen/recognize signs of violence, as well as safety planning information.
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  • 8.Anxiety
    Anxiety is characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes. Anxiety disorders such as panic disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) cause recurring intrusive thoughts or concerns and physical symptoms such as sweating, trembling, dizziness or a rapid heartbeat.
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  • 9.ADHD
    ADHD, or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, makes it difficult to organized, stay focused, make realistic plans, or think before acting. Treatment options include behavioral therapy, neurofeedback, and psychosocial therapy.
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  • 10.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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