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  • 1.Addictions
    Addiction is the body's need for a drug to avoid withdrawal symptoms, and psychologists study aspects such as addictive behavior, dependence, tolerance and treatments for addiction.
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  • 2.Disability
    More than 13 percent of noninstitutionalized adults have some sort of physical disability. The most common physical disabilities are trouble hearing, moving around or doing day-to-day tasks like getting dressed.
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  • 3.Learning & Memory
    Learning is the acquisition of skill or knowledge, while memory is the expression of what you’ve acquired. If you acquire the new skill or knowledge slowly and laboriously, that’s learning. If acquisition occurs instantly, that’s making a memory.
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  • 4.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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  • 5.ADHD
    ADHD, or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, makes it difficult to organized, stay focused, make realistic plans, or think before acting. Treatment options include behavioral therapy, neurofeedback, and psychosocial therapy.
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  • 6.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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  • 7.Aging
    Psychologists who work with older adults — geropsychologists — assess mental functioning, depression and other problems, as well as design policies and services to enhance the quality of life of older people and their caregivers.
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