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psychological diseases
September 12, 2019

psychological diseases

Per Abdur Rahman s request, here s an answer that expands on my brief comment. Folie a plusieurs is also known more prosaically as mass hysteria. From Wikipedia, Other names include collective hysteria, group hysteria, or collective obsessional behavior — in sociology and psychology refers to collective delusions of threats to society that spread rapidly through…

Topics to Write About in Psychology
September 6, 2019

Topics to Write About in Psychology

It’s always awe-inspiring when students take hold of a project and are given the power to lead it. They set goals, delegate, lead discussions, and critique each other’s work as if that were a normal process. I’ve just seen this with the eighth-grade social studies students at Shanghai American School. The students at my school have been engaged in a project in…

Examples of Psychological Issues
August 31, 2019

Examples of Psychological Issues

What is an Eating Disorder Eating Disorders describe illnesses that are characterized by irregular eating habits and severe distress or concern about body weight or shape. Eating disturbances may include inadequate or excessive food intake which can ultimately damage an individual’s well-being. The most common forms of eating disorders include Anorexia Nervosa…

Issues in Sports Psychology
August 19, 2019

Issues in Sports Psychology

Guest Post Written by Dr. Allison Belger, founder of PsychologyWOD ( Editor’s Note – Allison is not only a psychologist and co-owner of TJ’s Gyms in Northern California, but is also a good friend and great resource to the entire CrossFit community. Please bookmark her website, which provides weekly articles addressing the non-physical aspects of training that…

What is Etiology in Psychology?
July 20, 2019

What is Etiology in Psychology?

Theories of personality psychology encyclopedia famous psychologists psychological disorders causes freud The study and investigation into the root causes of a psychological disorder so that it might be resolved. Psychological etiology refers to the scientific investigation into the origins of a disorder that cannot be explained biologically. Etiology is complicated…

Define Ethics Psychology
July 2, 2019

Define Ethics Psychology

What is critical thinking? According to my favorite critical thinking text, it is disciplined thinking that is governed by clear intellectual standards. This involves identifying and analyzing arguments and truth claims, discovering and overcoming prejudices and biases, developing your own reasons and arguments in favor of what you believe, considering objections…

Issues in Educational Psychology
June 14, 2019

Issues in Educational Psychology

Educational psychologists study what people think and do as they teach and learn a particular curriculum in a particular environment where education and training are intended to take place (Berliner, p.145). The work of educational psychologists focuses on the rich and significant everyday problems of education (Wittrock, pp. 132–133). History Long before…

What is Psychological Treatment?
May 27, 2019

What is Psychological Treatment?

Kate says: ‘My attacks have subsided and for the first time in four and a half years I feel in control of my life. The reason I think this is possible is for years nobody was able to help me, I began to think I was a fraud and it was my fault these attacks happened.’ Dean says: ‘Your therapist should make you feel safe. They may offer techniques or coping mechanisms…

Definition of Ethics in Psychology
April 21, 2019

Definition of Ethics in Psychology

Please note that the Society cannot give legal advice or provide practical support to members who have been complained about. For that reason, the Society strongly recommends that members consider taking out professional indemnity insurance. If you are unable to find the guidance you are looking for below, please click here to contact the Ethical Enquiries Team…

Current Psychological Issues
March 16, 2019

Current Psychological Issues

The Current Opinion journals were developed out of the recognition that it is increasingly difficult for specialists to keep up to date with the expanding volume of information published in their subject. In, we help the reader by providing in a systematic manner: The views of experts on current advances in psychology in a clear and readable form. Evaluations…

Current Issues in Developmental Psychology
January 21, 2019

Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

This volume contains a number of contributions, which concern basic issues in the field of brain-behavioural development in the human, especially with regard to the young child. They have been written by distinguished scientists, active in this field, who have all been participating in an Erasmus teachers exchange program, entitled Biopsychology of Development…

Social and Psychological Effects of Obesity
January 3, 2019

Social and Psychological Effects of Obesity

It’s well known that obesity increases your risk of developing certain health problems, and it can impact emotional health as well. “While there are physical health risks associated with obesity, the emotional consequences may be the most painful for people with eating disorders and weight problems, ” says Tamara Pryor, PhD, a clinical psychologist and clinical…

Three major Concerns of Developmental Psychology
November 22, 2018

Three major Concerns of Developmental Psychology

Granville Stanley Hall, circa 1910. G. Stanley Hall, called the father of developmental psychology, is credited with conducting the first systematic studies of children. These involved questionnaires, which unfortunately were not structured in a way as to produce useful data. He was also unsuccessful in research that attempted to show that the child s development…

Psychological Controversies
September 11, 2018

Psychological Controversies

1. The Smashing Tennis Balls Directly Into People’s Foreheads Experiment In a study considered unethical even in the early 1960s, Yale psychology researchers repeatedly shot tennis balls flying at over 120 miles per hour directly at people’s foreheads to gauge how this affected the mental state of the subject. Despite generating reams of important data, the program…

psychological complex list
July 19, 2018

psychological complex list

A psychological complex, as the name suggests is a distorted thought and sensory pattern that has been deeply ingrained into a persons psyche. It decides a vast chunk of that person’s perception and decision-making in terms of how they relate to others, emotional experiences and sense of self. A complex can happen because of many reasons. Some people have basic…

Ethical Issues with Psychological Testing
May 21, 2018

Ethical Issues with Psychological Testing

Psychologists who conduct assessments face many ethical challenges in conducting their work. Assessment is unique among the services offered by professional psychologists because it is service seldom performed solely at the behest of a single individual. More typically, people who arrive at the psychologist s office for assessment have been sent by concerned…

gender bias Psychology
May 9, 2018

gender bias Psychology

Androcentrism means being centred on, or dominated by males and can be conscious (the individual knows they are behaving this way) or unconscious. In the past most psychologists were male, and the theories they produced tended to represent a male view of the world. Hare-Mustin and Marecek (1988) argued for there being two types of gender bias: alpha and beta…

psychological weight gain
May 3, 2018

psychological weight gain

There is a clear influence of your beliefs on your behavior. When students believe that they should test themselves when studying, they learn material better than when they believe that studying just involves reading information related to the test. People who believe that video games help them to blow off steam are less aggressive after playing those games than…

Ethical Issues in Clinical Psychology
March 4, 2018

Ethical Issues in Clinical Psychology

Conducting research in clinical psychology requires special attention to ethical issues. Empirical studies focusing on interventions, therapy, assessment, diagnosis, and psycho-pathology are common to clinical psychology; research in clinical psychology is therefore often concerned with intimate, personal psychological information about a patient s life and has…

Definition of science in Psychology
February 8, 2018

Definition of science in Psychology

Psychology is the science of the mind and behavior. The word psychology comes from the Greek word psyche meaning breath, spirit, soul , and the Greek word logia meaning the study of something. According to Medilexicon s medical dictionary, psychology is The profession (clinical psychology), scholarly discipline (academic psychology), and science (research…

Research Topics Related to Psychology
November 16, 2017

Research Topics Related to Psychology

Magicians have dazzled audiences for many centuries; however, few researchers have studied how, let alone why, most tricks work. The psychology of magic is a nascent field of research that examines the underlying mechanisms that conjurers use to achieve enchanting phenomena, including sensory illusions, misdirection of attention, and the appearance of mind-control…

Psychological deterioration
November 7, 2017

Psychological deterioration

It is difficult to imagine a more disempowering place than a solitary confinement cell in a maximum security prison. When opportunities for meaningful human engagement are removed, mental health difficulties arise with disturbing regularity. In the United States, where prisoners can be held in administrative segregation for years on end, stories of psychological…

Ethical Guidelines for research in Psychology
November 1, 2017

Ethical Guidelines for research in Psychology

Not that long ago, academicians were often cautious about airing the ethical dilemmas they faced in their research and academic work, but that environment is changing today. Psychologists in academe are more likely to seek out the advice of their colleagues on issues ranging from supervising graduate students to how to handle sensitive research data, says George…

Current debates in Psychology
October 20, 2017

Current debates in Psychology

One of the central questions in psychology (and philosophy) concerns the mind/body problem. is the mind part of the body, or the body part of the mind? If they are distinct, then how do they interact? And which of the two is in charge? This debate within psychology is concerned with the extent to which particular aspects of behavior are a product of either inherited…

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