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  • 1.Bipolar Disorder
    Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness in which common emotions become intensely and often unpredictably magnified, including manic episodes — abnormally elevated or irritable moods — and possibly depression.
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  • 2.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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  • 3.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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  • 4.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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  • 5.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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  • 6.Intelligence
    Intelligence refers to intellectual functioning. IQ tests compare your performance with other people your age taking the same test, but they don't measure other kinds of intelligence, such as social intelligence, which is the expertise people bring to their interactions with others.
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  • 7.Sexual Abuse
    Sexual 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.
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  • 8.Hypnosis
    Hypnosis is a technique in which clinicians make suggestions to individuals who have undergone a procedure designed to relax them and focus their minds. It is used to treat conditions including pain, anxiety, mood disorders, and smoking.
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  • 9.Bullying
    Bullying is aggressive physical contact, words or actions to cause another person injury or discomfort. Cyberbullying uses an electronic device for aggressive, repeated and intentional acts of bullying such as name calling, sending threatening emails, placing photos of persons on the Internet without permission and sending viruses.
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  • 10.Anxiety
    Anxiety is characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes. Anxiety disorders such as panic disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) cause recurring intrusive thoughts or concerns and physical symptoms such as sweating, trembling, dizziness or a rapid heartbeat.
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