Classes needed to become a PsychologistDecember 29, 2015 – 07:07 am

Classes needed to become a Psychologist

There are many specialized types of psychologists, including social, school, industrial-organizational, counseling, research and clinical psychologists. School, social or industrial-organizational psychologists typically need master s or specialist degrees. However, clinical, counseling or research psychologists are required to earn doctoral degrees. Graduate students gain valuable research experience through classes, seminars, conferences and lab…

Dictionary of PsychologyDecember 14, 2015 – 04:13 am

Dictionary of Psychology

The Cambridge Dictionary of Psychology is the first and only dictionary that surveys the broad discipline of psychology from an international, cross-cultural, and interdisciplinary focus. This focus was achieved in several ways. The managing and consulting editor boards were comprised of world-renowned scholars in psychology from many different countries, not just the United States. They reviewed and edited all of the keyword entries to make them…

APA Dictionary of PsychologyDecember 10, 2015 – 02:47 am

APA Dictionary of Psychology

A pre-purchase version that samples 100 entries from the full APA Concise Dictionary app, an invaluable resource from the largest association of professional psychologists in the world. Familiarize yourself with the entry search and browse functions, see abbreviations and alternative spellings, add notes about definitions, and mark terms as favorites. Search term suggestions, search history, and a bookcase also are offered. Additional features available…

Types PsychologyDecember 1, 2015 – 01:33 am

Types Psychology

When people hear the term psychologist, many immediately imagine a man or woman sitting in an office, scribbling notes while a client sits on a leather fainting couch. Sure there are plenty of psychologists who engage in this type of talk therapy, but people who work in the field of psychology also do a variety of other things. Did you know that there are psychologists who study how people work and interact with the tools in their environment? Or…

Articles Related to PsychologyNovember 28, 2015 – 12:43 am

Articles Related to Psychology

Many forensic psychologists, psychiatrists and criminologists use the terms sociopathy and psychopathy interchangeably. Leading experts disagree on whether there are meaningful differences between the two conditions. I contend that there are clear and significant distinctions between them. The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), released by the American Psychiatric Association in 2013, lists both sociopathy…

Psychology Fields of WorkNovember 26, 2015 – 12:29 am

Psychology Fields of Work

Psychology is a huge topic and conveying the depth and breadth of the subject can be difficult. As a result, a number of different fields of psychology have emerged to deal with specific subtopics within the study of the mind, brain and behavior. Most general and introductory psychology courses cover many of these fields of psychology. As you delve deeper into the subject, you’ll soon find courses offered in each individual area. Each field of psychology…

Licensed Professional Counselor VS PsychologistNovember 22, 2015 – 12:05 am

Licensed Professional Counselor VS Psychologist

Counseling is one of those terms that is applied across numerous mental health careers, encompassing everything from one-on-one therapy sessions, to group discussions, to those who work in schools and clinical settings helping children, parents, and individuals solve problems they can’t solve on their own. It’s one of the most diverse occupations in today’s job marketplace, which is why individuals wanting variety, challenge, and ample opportunities…