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  • 1.Public Description of Psychoanalysis in Psychology
    This specialty's theories of personality are used to implement long-term, intensive, psychotherapeutic activity, employing such interventions as dream interpretation, attention to free association, analysis of the therapist-patient relationship, and more to achieve effective character transformation.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 2.Climate and Environmental Psychology Contributes to a Better World
    Climate and environmental psychologists use psychological science to improve the interactions of people with the world around us.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 3.Public Description of Family Psychology
    Family Psychology is a specialty in professional psychology that is focused on the emotions, thoughts and behavior of individuals, couples and families in relationships and in the broader environment in which they function.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 4.Public Description of Clinical Psychology
    Clinical Psychology is a general practice and health service provider specialty in professional psychology. Clinical psychologists assess, diagnose, predict, prevent and treat psychopathology, mental disorders and other individual or group problems to improve behavior adjustment, adaptation, personal effectiveness and satisfaction.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 5.Human Factors and Engineering Psychology
    Engineering psychologists make everyday experiences easier, more comfortable and less frustrating by combining technology and psychological science to improve how we interact with our world.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 6.Educational Psychology Promotes Teaching and Learning
    Psychologists working in education study how people learn and retain knowledge. They apply psychological science to improve the learning process and promote educational success for all students.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 7.Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology Public Description
    This specialty in professional psychology emphasizes an experimental-clinical approach distinguished by use of principles of human learning, development and theories of cognitive processing to promote meaningful change in maladaptive human behavior and thinking, and more.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 8.Personality Assessment Public Description
    This proficiency in professional psychology involves the administration, scoring and interpretation of empirically supported measures of personality traits and styles in order to refine clinical diagnoses, structure and inform psychological interventions, increase the accuracy of behavioral prediction in a variety of contexts.
    Psychology Subfield (January 2011)
  • 9.Public Description of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    Industrial and Organizational Psychology is a general practice specialty of professional psychology with a focus on scientifically-based solutions to human problems in work and other organizational settings.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 10.Professional Geropsychology Public Description
    This specialty helps older persons and their families maintain well-being, overcome problems, achieve maximum potential during later life, appreciate the diversity among older adults, the complex ethical issues that can arise in geriatric practice and the importance of interdisciplinary models of care.
    Psychology Subfield
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Results 110 of 30 for "Psychology Subfield"X related to "Encyclopedia of Psychology: 8 Volume Set"