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					Bell Question for 8/20/2010

Name THREE job fields that Psychology plays an
 important role.
What Psychologists Do?

        Chapter 1
        Section 2
What group makes-up the largest field in
Psychology?



Clinical Psychology
Name TWO specialties in the field of
Clinical Psychology.

Child Mental Health

Adult Mental Health

Learning Disabilities

Geriatrics

General health
What group is the focus of Geriatrics?

Diseases and Problems of the Elderly
   Alzheimer's
   Dementia
What problems and disorders do Clinical
Psychologists help people with?



Anxiety

Depression

Severe Psychological Disorders

Schizophrenia
Name THREE places a Clinical
Psychologist could work?

Hospitals

Prisons

Universities

Private Practice
How is a Psychiatrist different from a
Psychologist?

Medical Degree

Can prescribe medication

Higher pay
Counseling Psychology

People with adjustment problems

Use tests and interviews to help

Used by companies
School Psychology

Help younger adults with peer pressure issues

Self-esteem

Interaction

Placement of Students
Educational Psychology

Course Planning

Career paths

SAT Prep
Developmental Psychology

Help people with changes throughout life

Physical

Emotional

Social
Personality Psychology

Personality traits

Characteristics

Genetic Disorders

Family Tree
Social Psychology

People’s behavior in Social situations

Introvert

Extrovert
Experimental Psychology

Development of new medication

Money for experimental trial.

College Campuses
Forensic Psychology

Work in Criminal Justice System

Testify in court about criminals

Profile Criminals

TV Shows
   Criminal Minds
   CSI
Health Psychology

Compare stress of work and life with health
 issues

Weight loss

Heart Attack

Stroke

				
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