Results 1–10 of 19 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "NIH to Webcast Conference on Preventing..." Refine Your Search Refine Your Search TopicEmotional health (4)Aging (3)Alzheimer's (3)Human rights (3)Law & psychology (2) 18 more... [+] Therapy (2)Trauma (2)Addictions (1)Depression (1)Hate crimes (1)Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (1)Marriage & divorce (1)Natural disasters (1)Personality (1)Race (1)Sexual abuse (1)Sleep (1)Socioeconomic status (1)Stress (1)Teens (1)Violence (1)Women & men (1)Workplace issues (1)Hide detailsDocument TypePsychology TopicXYear2011 (1) Results 1–10 of 19 Previous 1 2 Next Relevance Title A-Z Title Z-A Newest First Oldest First Sort by: 1.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 2.AgingPsychologists who work with older adults — geropsychologists — assess mental functioning, depression and other problems, as well as design policies and services to enhance the quality of life of older people and their caregivers.Psychology Topic 3.Learning & MemoryLearning 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.Psychology Topic 4.ViolenceViolence 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.Psychology Topic 5.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 6.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 7.RaceAccording 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.Psychology Topic 8.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 9.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 10.Psychologists, Promoting HealthPsychological 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 Previous 1 2 Next Relevance Title A-Z Title Z-A Newest First Oldest First Sort by: ADVERTISEMENT Results 1–10 of 19 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "NIH to Webcast Conference on Preventing..."