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6 Psychology Jobs

Posted September 17, 2018 | By csponline

Psychology jobs exist within several disciplines, and they range from psychoanalysis to cultural neuroscience. It’s possible to separate the field into applied psychology and experimental psychology; the latter field, experimental, involves research that is then adapted to real-world topics and becomes applied psychology.… Read More

5 Rare Mental Health Conditions

Posted August 24, 2018 | By csponline

Mental health issues in the United States are very common, with an estimated 50 percent of all Americans diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder at some point in the lifetime. Mental illnesses like depression are the third most common cause of hospitalization in the United States among people ages 18 to 44.… Read More

Nomophobia: Technology and Mental Health

Posted August 10, 2018 | By csponline

The term “nomophobia” — no mo (no mobile) phobia (fear) — was coined during a 2008 study commissioned by the UK Post Office, according to Psychology Today.

The study found that 53 percent of mobile phone users in Britain tend to be anxious when they have lost their mobile phone, have no network coverage, or their phone is out of battery.… Read More

What is Applied Psychology?

Posted July 30, 2018 | By csponline

The science of psychology spans several fields. There are dozens of disciplines in psychology, such as abnormal psychology, cognitive psychology and social psychology.

But one way to view these different fields is to separate them into two types: applied vs. experimental psychology.… Read More

10 Basic Psychology Disciplines

Posted July 26, 2018 | By csponline

There are several basic psychology disciplines that represent the breadth of the science.

In the study of the human mind and behavior, it is only natural that dozens of disciplines and sub-fields develop to help explain a certain perspective. Some people even separate psychology disciplines into two major groups: applied psychology and experimental psychology.… Read More

What is Experimental Psychology?

Posted July 13, 2018 | By csponline

The science of psychology spans several fields. There are dozens of disciplines in psychology, including abnormal psychology, cognitive psychology and social psychology.

One way to view these fields is to separate them into two types: applied vs. experimental psychology. These groups describe virtually any type of work in psychology.… Read More

Applied vs Experimental Psychology: What’s the Difference?

Posted July 12, 2018 | By csponline

Psychological disciplines include abnormal psychology, cognitive psychology and social psychology, along with dozens of other fields and specialties. However, there is a way to separate these fields into two basic types of psychology, forming applied psychology and. experimental psychology.

The following sections take a look at each field and examine common career options.… Read More

5 Rare Mental Disorders You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

Posted October 28, 2016 | By Tricia Hussung

Mental health conditions affect millions of Americans. In fact, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), approximately one in five adults in the United States experiences mental illness each year. Almost 7 percent of American adults had at least one major depressive episode in the past year, and more than 18 percent experienced an anxiety disorder.… Read More

A History of Mental Illness Treatment: Obsolete Practices

Posted October 14, 2016 | By Tricia Hussung

Mental illness affects many individuals in the United States. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately one in five American adults experience mental illness each year. That’s 43.8 million people, or more than 18 percent of the population.… Read More

Understanding Common Phobias and How to Treat Them

Posted August 31, 2016 | By Tricia Hussung

It is normal for humans to experience fear. In fact, it can even be critical to our survival, activating the “fight or flight” response and allowing us to react quickly and protect ourselves if necessary. But when fears are extreme, the field of psychology considers them phobias.… Read More

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