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Psychology

Lesson 1

TermDefinition
Psychology Scientific study of behaviour and mental process in humans
Behaviour Any observable action made by a living person
Mental Process An individual's thoughts and feelings that are personal and cannot be directly observed
Psychologist Completes four full-time study and two years of full-time training under supervision
Psychiatrist Qualified medical doctor, with special qualifications in diagnoses, treatment and prevention of mental illness
Basic Psychology Study of psychological topics to seek knowledge for it's own sake
Applied Psychology Study of psychological topics that can be applied in practical and relevant ways
Clinical Psychology Assessment diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illness
Clinical Neourpsychology Assessment of changes in behaviour and thinking that may be a result of brain damage
Community Psychology Concerned with community issues in areas like health and wellfare
Created by: clairedouglass