Different Degrees in PsychologyDecember 23, 2015 – 06:12 am

Different Degrees in Psychology

A master s degree in psychology is a graduate-level degree that often takes between two and three years beyond the bachelor s degree to complete. Like the bachelor s degree, students can usually choose between a Master of Arts (M.A.) or Master of Science (M.S.) in psychology. Jobs at the master s level are far more plentiful than those at the bachelor s level, which is why this is one of the most popular degree options. While some master s programs…

Health Care PsychologyDecember 17, 2015 – 04:34 am

Health Care Psychology

There s something different, psychologically different, about health care. Debates about reforming the way we get medical treatment (and the ways we pay for it) can get a bit otherworldly (to my mind) if they try to pretend that this difference doesn t exist. Sheer economic and public policy reasoning just doesn t take some very important things into account. Here s how I put it once: Imagine that if you wanted to buy a car, you were required to first…

Health PsychologistsDecember 15, 2015 – 04:28 am

Health Psychologists

This field aims to promote positive health behaviours and reduce harmful health behaviours such as poor dietary habits, smoking, alcohol and other drug abuse, and physical inactivity. It aims to reduce risk factors associated with chronic conditions such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, stroke, cancer and injuries. Health psychologists work with other health professionals and advise on attitudes, beliefs and behaviours that contribute to ill health…

Articles on PersonalityDecember 11, 2015 – 03:12 am

Articles on Personality

Same But Different In some ways we are all the same. We all have the same human nature. We share a common humanity. We all have human bodies and human minds, we all have human thoughts and human feelings. Yet in other ways we are all completely different and unique. No two people are truly alike. No two people can ever have the same experience of life, the same perspective, the same mind. Even identical twins are unique in this respect: twin number…

Biopsychology ArticlesDecember 3, 2015 – 01:41 am

Biopsychology Articles

Robert A. Moss Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital Moss, R. A. (2013). A clinical biopsychological theory of loss-related depression. International Journal of Neuropsychotherapy, 1 (2), 56-65. doi: 10.12744/ijnpt.2013.0056-0065 Abstract Opponent-process theory has been discussed in relation to a number of behaviors, including addiction. More recently, it has been suggested that this theory plays a primary role in explaining loss-related depression symptoms…

Psychologist Job DescriptionNovember 29, 2015 – 01:10 am

Psychologist Job Description

Counselling psychologists use psychological theory and research in therapeutic work to help clients with a variety of problems. These range from anxiety and depression arising from difficult life issues to those suffering with mental health conditions. Life issues that people struggle to deal with could include: bereavement; relationship difficulties; domestic violence; sexual abuse. Mental health conditions include: eating disorders; post-traumatic…

Clinical TherapistNovember 15, 2015 – 11:00 pm

Clinical Therapist

Most of the time, clinical therapists work in hospitals, relevant government agencies like the Department of Veteran Affairs, or general corporations who provide mental and emotional services to their employees. Many clinical therapists have their own practice and office. Clinical therapists include many specialties, such as mental health, marriage and family therapy, and drug addiction therapy. The clinical therapy field is quite diverse. Clinical…