Careers in Psychopathology - Running head CAREERS IN PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Careers in Psychopathology Students Name Institution 1 CAREERS IN PSYCHOPATHOLOGY 2

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Running head: CAREERS IN PSYCHOPATHOLOGY1Careers in PsychopathologyStudent’s NameInstitution
CAREERS IN PSYCHOPATHOLOGY2A Module Report on Careers in PsychopathologyPsychopathology is rather tough to explain let alone to psychologist due to the labels that are put on it regarding society. The idea of psychopathology is often closely related to mental disorders and mental illnesses. It has been the subject of debate in the world of psychology, leading to popular question of whether it is defined scientifically or defined by society and cultural values (Maddux, 2012). To be able to comprehend this area of work, one needs to have the understanding of these notions about this work. Nonetheless, one has to understand the careers that are complex with this occupation, the type of education that one must have and the typical salary that is earned. Having a great deal of understanding within this area and things that are happening in this day and age that pertains to this field of study, anyone will know if they want to go in this specific job field. Careers, Job Settings and Education RequirementsIn the Psychopathology field, there are plenty of career opportunities. A typical area would be academic; this is where psychopathologist instructs and helps understand how to examine their information for patients who may possibly have a mental illness such as Schizophrenia. This particular career field includes a lot of examination and strategies. An additional career setting is working for companies by coming up with new and or improving drugs that pertain to the treatment of illnesses and its symptoms. Many of these career areas entail of a doctoral degree. This is true when dealing with psychopathology at the clinical level, treating patients with various mental disorders (Kuther, 2012)Average IncomesAccording to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), psychopathologist makes between $60, 000 and $80,000. The typical salary tends to depend on the geographical area and
CAREERS IN PSYCHOPATHOLOGY3the population. For example, the highest paying city for psychopathologist is Trenton, N.J, whichearns them a median salary of $121,950 (Dorward, n.d)Interesting or Un-interesting CareersI must say careers within the psychopathology field really catch my interest. After

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