Results 1–10 of 15 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "Health Disparities" Refine Your Search Refine Your Search TopicChildren (2)Human rights (2)Parenting (2)Teens (2)Trauma (2) 13 more... [+] Violence (2)Bullying (1)Disability (1)Emotional health (1)Hate crimes (1)Law & psychology (1)Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (1)Natural disasters (1)Obesity (1)Sexual abuse (1)Stress (1)Women & men (1)Workplace issues (1)Hide detailsDocument TypePsychology TopicXYear2011 (1) Results 1–10 of 15 Previous 1 2 Next Relevance Title A-Z Title Z-A Newest First Oldest First Sort by: 1.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 2.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 3.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 4.TeensTeens 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.Psychology Topic 5.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 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.ObesityObesity 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.Psychology Topic 8.ChildrenPsychologists 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.Psychology Topic 9.BullyingBullying 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. Psychology Topic 10.Natural DisastersEven 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.Psychology Topic Previous 1 2 Next Relevance Title A-Z Title Z-A Newest First Oldest First Sort by: ADVERTISEMENT Results 1–10 of 15 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "Health Disparities"