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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.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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  • 3.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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  • 4.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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  • 5.Emotional Health
    Emotional health can lead to success in work, relationships and health. Happy people are more likely to work toward goals, find the resources they need and attract others with their energy and optimism.
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  • 6.Bipolar Disorder
    Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness in which common emotions become intensely and often unpredictably magnified, including manic episodes — abnormally elevated or irritable moods — and possibly depression.
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  • 7.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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  • 8.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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  • 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.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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Results 110 of 24 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "Substance Abuse and Emotion"