Results 1–10 of 12 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "APA Advanced Training Institutes..." Refine Your Search Refine Your Search TopicHuman rights (4)Stress (2)Therapy (2)Trauma (2)Addictions (1) 14 more... [+] Aging (1)Alzheimer's (1)Death & dying (1)Ethics (1)Hate crimes (1)Health disparities (1)Law & psychology (1)Natural disasters (1)Race (1)Schizophrenia (1)Sexual abuse (1)Sexuality (1)Socioeconomic status (1)Women & men (1)Hide detailsDocument TypePsychology TopicXYear2011 (1) Results 1–10 of 12 Previous 1 2 Next Relevance Title A-Z Title Z-A Newest First Oldest First Sort by: 1.Answers to Your Questions about Psychology and Human RightsPage describes APA position on torture, human trafficking, human rights violations and rights for the mentally ill.Psychology Topic 2.SchizophreniaSchizophrenia is a serious mental illness characterized by incoherent or illogical thoughts, bizarre behavior and speech, and delusions or hallucinations, such as hearing voices.Psychology Topic 3.Death and DyingPsychologists 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.Psychology Topic 4.Health DisparitiesHealth 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.Psychology Topic 5.AddictionsAddiction 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.Psychology Topic 6.Hate CrimesHate crimes are any felony or violent crime based on prejudice against a particular group. Compared to other crimes, hate crimes have a broader impact on victims and communities because they target core aspects of identity.Psychology Topic 7.Alzheimer's DiseaseAlzheimer’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.Psychology Topic 8.Human RightsHuman rights are rights to which all human beings are inherently entitled. APA’s vision statement includes serving as an effective champion of the application of psychology to promote human rights.Psychology Topic (January 2011)9.TraumaTrauma 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.Psychology Topic 10.Sexual AbuseSexual abuse is unwanted sexual activity, with perpetrators using force, making threats or taking advantage of victims not able to give consent. Reactions include shock, fear, disbelief, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder.Psychology Topic Previous 1 2 Next Relevance Title A-Z Title Z-A Newest First Oldest First Sort by: ADVERTISEMENT Results 1–10 of 12 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "APA Advanced Training Institutes..."