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Current Issues and Debates in Psychology

Current Issues and Debates in Psychology

Consideration of modern psychological tendencies assures psychologists and psychoanalysts that physiological researches are widely progressing, involving in its scope of inquiry more spheres of human life and thus, bringing into spot new disciplines, methods and research fields. Consequently, the issues put onto discussion grow in number

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05APR 2020
Examples of mental health disorders

Examples of mental health disorders

Trauma- and stressor-related disorders involve the exposure to a stressful or traumatic event. These were previously considered anxiety disorders, but are now considered a distinct category of disorders. Disorders included in this category include: Acute stress disorder Adjustment disorders Post-traumatic stress disorder Reactive attachment disorder Adjustment Disorders This classification of mental disorders is related to…

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28MAR 2020
Cognitive Neuroscience Masters

Cognitive Neuroscience Masters

Specialist modules place neuroimaging in the wider context of cognitive neuroscientific research and introduce students to the principles of neuroimaging the design of neuroimaging experiments and specialist methods required for the analysis of neuroimaging data. These include: Introduces students to…
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20MAR 2020
Emotional, mental disorders

Emotional, mental disorders

This page provides brief definitions of major mental illnesses and serious emotional disturbances. Click on the links below for more in depth information from the National Institute of Mental Health. Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. It helps one deal with a tense situation in the office, study…
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12MAR 2020
Psychological personality

Psychological personality

Personality psychology is one of the largest and most popular branches of psychology. Psychologists strive to understand how personality develops as well as how it influences the way we think and behave. This area of psychology seeks to understand personality and how it varies among individuals as well…
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04MAR 2020
DSM-IV Definition of a mental disorder

DSM-IV Definition of a mental disorder

By Jeff Hume-Pratuch If you are working in any field that involves human behavior, sooner or later you will need to cite the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Published by the American Psychiatric Association (a.k.a. “the other APA”), the DSM provides a set of common criteria and language for talking about dysfunctions of the mind and emotions. From the beginning, the DSM has been widely used as…

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25FEB 2020
Introduction to Experimental Psychology

Introduction to Experimental Psychology

Students are introduced to the procedures and designs used in psychological research and the critical evaluation of research. Topics include the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to research, including non-experimental, experimental, and quasi-experimental designs; research ethics; measurement; validity of methods; control of extraneous influences; and the drawing of valid conclusions from empirical evidence…

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17FEB 2020
Cognitive Neuropsychology Graduate programs

Cognitive Neuropsychology Graduate programs

Considering a cognitive psychology degree? Cognitive psychology graduate programs are designed to give students the knowledge and training to understand mental processes and behaviors. Cognitive psychology degrees programs help teach students to help clients in a goal-oriented and problem-focused fashion. Graduates of top cognitive psychology graduate programs may develop the knowledge to read what is happening within their…

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09FEB 2020
Examples of Experimental Methods in Psychology

Examples of Experimental Methods in Psychology

By published 2008 Correlation means association - more precisely it is a measure of the extent to which two variables are related. If an increase in one variable tends to be associated with an increase in the other then this is known as a positive correlation. An example would be height and weight. Taller people tend to be heavier. If an increase in one variable tends to be associated with a decrease in the other then this…

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