Applied and Clinical Psychology

Psychology has been defined in different ways. Some people have defined psychology as an art. Other people have defined psychology as a science. Many text books define psychology as the science of mind and behavior. Psychology involves the study of human nature and/or behavior. Different opinions come from different perspectives.

A major goal of psychology is to predict behavior by understanding its causes. The scientific study of behavior and mental processes like Physical & Mental states along with the environment of a person or class of persons.

Applied psychology is the field that uses psychological principles to improve the lives of human beings and solve human problems. Psychometrics, or the measurement and evaluation of psychological variables such as personality, aptitude, or performance, are an integral part of applied psychology fields.

Clinical psychology is a broad branch of psychology that focuses on diagnosing and treating mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. It is the psychological specialty that provides continuing and comprehensive mental and behavioral health care for individuals and families; consultation to agencies and communities; training, education and supervision; and research-based practice.

The scope of clinical psychology encompasses all ages, multiple diversities and varied systems. A psychologist can specialize in chronic illness like diabetes or obesity, mental problems like depression and anxiety, and psychological problems like bipolar or schizophrenia.

  • Educational & School Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Forensic and Criminal Psychology
  • Health and Environmental Psychology
  • Clinical Social workers & Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Preclinical and human laboratory studies

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