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  • 1.The Critical Need for Geropsychologists
    Nearly 20% of older adults and two-thirds of nursing home patients now experience some kind of mental disorder. The most prevalent mental disorders of older adults are anxiety, cognitive impairment (due to dementia) and depression.
    Fact Sheet
  • 2.End-of-Life Care Fact Sheet
    A fact sheet on palliative care, which comforts and supports individuals and families nearing death, including older adults' mental health needs near death, what older adults fear most about dying, obstacles to a good death.
    Fact Sheet
  • 3.Elder Abuse
    Prevalence and relevance of physical, sexual, emotional abuse, financial/material exploitation, neglect, abandonment and self-neglect among older adults. Includes ACT Against Violence Program concerns regarding children, parents and elder abuse.
    Fact Sheet
  • 4.Early Exposure to TV Violence Predicts Aggression in Adulthood
    This study draws on social-cognitive observational-learning theory, desensitization theory, and social comparison theory to examine the longitudinal relationship between early exposure to TV violence and adult aggressive behavior for both males and females.
    Fact Sheet
  • 5.Ergonomics: The Science For Better Living and Working
    How psychology improves the design of things that people use and the ways in which they work.
    Fact Sheet
  • 6.Family Caregiving
    Family caregivers play a critical role in our health and long term care system by providing a significant proportion of the care for both the chronically ill and aging.
    Fact Sheet
  • 7.Answers to Your Questions About Same-Sex Marriage
    The psychological and social aspects of committed relationships between same-sex partners resemble those of heterosexual partnerships, living in a state where same-sex marriage is outlawed can lead to chronic social stress and mental health problems, and same-sex couples are as fit and capable parents as heterosexual couples.
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  • 8.Understanding and Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect
    The Child Abuse and Prevention Treatment Act (CAPTA) defines child abuse and neglect or child maltreatment as any recent act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker, which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation, or an act or failure to act which presents an imminent risk of serious harm.
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  • 9.Illinois House Bill 1826: Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act
    Under the Act, civil unions would be open to all adult couples (including opposite-sex, same-sex and senior couples) and afford these couples the state-level protections and responsibilities essential to all families. The legislation also preserves the separation of church and state and ensures that religious denominations are not forced to recognize or sanctify relationships they oppose.
    Fact Sheet
  • 10.Answers to your Questions About Transgender People, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression
    Transgender is an umbrella term used to describe people whose gender identity (sense of themselves as male or female) or gender expression differs from socially constructed norms associated with their birth sex. This includes androgynous, bigendered and gender queer people, who tend to see traditional concepts of gender as restrictive.
    Fact Sheet (January 2011)
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