Psychology Paper - Psychology Paper 1. What is the American...

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Psychology Paper 1. What is the American Psychological Association? The American Psychological Association (APA) is the largest scientific and  professional organization of psychologist in the U.S. and is the world’s largest  association of psychologists with around 150,000 members. 2. Define Psychology There is many ways to define psychology, but to me psychology is the science that  deals with mental processes and behavior, and the emotional and behavioral  characteristics of an individual, group, or activity. 3. Journals published by APA. 4. Specialists in Psychology Clinical psychology - A clinical psychologist helps people deal with their  problems, adjust to life's difficulties, and change their behavior for the better.  Typically they work with people who need more intensive or longer-term  intervention than those seeing a counseling psychologist, though the positions are  similar in many ways. A clinical psychologist might have clients with chronic 
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