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  • 1.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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  • 2.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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  • 3.Personality
    Personality refers to individual differences in patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving. The study of personality focuses on individual differences in particular personality characteristics and how the parts of a person come together as a whole.
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  • 4.Kids & the Media
    Even very young children in our society get a big daily dose of television, video games and music lyrics. While such media can provide education and entertainment, they can also result in aggressive attitudes and violent behavior.
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  • 5.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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  • 6.Natural Disasters
    Even when you’re not hurt physically, disasters can take a serious emotional toll. Normal reactions include intense feelings; flashbacks; trouble concentrating; disrupted eating and sleeping; strained personal relationships; and headaches, nausea or chest pain.
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  • 7.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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  • 8.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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  • 9.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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  • 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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