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Unformatted text preview: complementary views, from biological to psychological to social- cultural, for analyzing any given phenomenon Biopsychosocial approach- an integrated perspective that incorporates biological, psychological, and social-cultural levels of analysis Basic research- pure science that aims to increase the scientific knowledge base Applied research- scientific study that aims to solve practical problems 1 Chapter 1 Counseling psychology- a branch of psychology that assists people with problems in living (often related to school, work, or marriage) and in achieving greater wellbeing Clinical psychology- a branch of psychology that studies, assesses and treats people with psychological disorders Psychiatry- a branch of medicine dealing with psychological disorders; practiced by physicians who sometimes provide medical treatments as well as psychological therapy 2...
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- Spring '08