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  • 1.Socioeconomic Status
    Socioeconomic status is commonly conceptualized as the social standing or class of an individual or group.
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  • 2.Death and Dying
    Psychologists can assess mood, mental functioning and pain at the end of life; treat depression, anxiety and other mental health problems; provide end-of-life counseling to the dying and their families; and advocate for good medical care.
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  • 3.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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  • 4.Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
    Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety problem caused by a traumatic event, such as combat, a natural disaster or crime, or even a traffic accident. PTSD may affect your personal relationships or health and well-being.
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  • 5.Testing Issues
    Information about psychological testing issues, including the development, creation, administration, scoring and interpretation of psychological tests of abilities such as intelligence or aptitudes; personality (e.g., traits, attitudes); and mental health, including neurological disorders.
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  • 6.Eating Disorders
    Eating disorders are abnormal eating habits that can threaten your health or even your life, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating.
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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.Intelligence
    Intelligence refers to intellectual functioning. IQ tests compare your performance with other people your age taking the same test, but they don't measure other kinds of intelligence, such as social intelligence, which is the expertise people bring to their interactions with others.
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  • 9.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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  • 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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Results 110 of 38 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "In brief: June 2009"