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  • 1.Suicide
    Suicide is the act of killing yourself, most often as a result of depression or other mental illness. Learn about suicide warning signs and steps to prevent suicide.
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  • 2.Sex
    Psychologists and other clinicians focus on many issues regarding sex including later life sex, enhancing or restoring sexual functioning and pleasure, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation and painful intercourse, for example. Psychologists also work to understand sex offenders, the victims of sexual abuse and rape, and try to reduce the proliferation of sexualized images of young women in advertising and the media.
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  • 3.Hate Crimes
    Hate 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.
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  • 4.Teens
    Teens are undergoing the biological changes of puberty and experiencing cognitive changes that allow them to think more abstractly. Includes resilience tips for teens and communication tips for parents.
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  • 5.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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  • 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.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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  • 8.Sleep
    Millions of people don’t get enough sleep (such as by suffering from insomnia), resulting in such problems as daytime sleepiness, poor decision-making, interference with learning, and accidents. Learn how to be better rested.
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  • 9.Ethics
    In psychology, APA’s Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct lays out standards for psychologists and identifies behaviors that deserve punishment.
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  • 10.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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Results 110 of 31 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "In Brief: December 2010"