chapter one study guide

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S’09 Exam 1 Study Guide Chapter 1 1. What is the definition of psychology? a. The scientific study of behavior and mind 2. What does the term behavior mean? a. Observable actions such as moving about, talking, gesturing, and so onl behaviors can also refer to the activities of cells and to thoughts and feelings. 3. What does a clinical psychologist do? a. Def - psychologists who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of psychological problems b. Guiding focus - the diagnosis and treatment of psychological problems c. Primary workplace - clinics, private practice, academic settings d. Examples - counsel clients suffering from adjustment problems or more severe psychological problems; evaluate diagnostic techniques and therapy effectiveness d.i. Diagnoses and treats psychological problems such as depression, anxiety, phobias, or schizophrenic—or gives advice on things such as how to raise your children or get along with your boss. d.ii.
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