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  • 1.Health Disparities
    Health disparities occur when differences in health status exist between one population group in comparison to a more advantaged group, and most address issues of social justice and equity. Learn more about APA research and where to get help.
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  • 2.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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  • 3.Psychologists, Promoting Health
    Psychological science is unlocking the mysteries of how the brain works, helping people make healthy lifestyle choices and improving the treatment of complex human problems.
    Psychology Topic
  • 4.Socioeconomic Status
    Socioeconomic status is commonly conceptualized as the social standing or class of an individual or group.
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  • 5.Psychologists, Serving Communities
    Psychological science is strengthening communities by combining clinical work and forensic evaluation to support the legal process.
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  • 6.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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  • 7.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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  • 8.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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  • 9.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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  • 10.Shyness
    Shyness is the tendency to feel awkward, worried or tense during social encounters. Severely shy people may have physical symptoms like upset stomach; worries about how others view them; and a tendency to withdraw from social interactions.
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