Nature of the work

Nature of the work - Nature of the work Psychologists study...

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Nature of the work Psychologists study human behavior and metal processes to understand, explain, and change people's behavior. Research psychologists study physical, cognitive, emotional or social aspects of human behavior. Research often involves controlled laboratory experiments. Testing is another popular way of gathering data as is survey research and clinical studies. Today, more than 50 percent of research-trained psychologists work in nonacademic settings. A PPLIED PSYCHOLOGISTS counsel and conduct training, and apply treatments to a wide variety of conditions. C LINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS work in individual or group practice in clinics or hospitals. They assess and treat mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders, including substance abuse . Attention Deficit Disorder is another problem that has recently received much attention. Clinical psychologists work with the mentally or emotionally disturbed, helping patients to cope with or overcome illness or injuries. C
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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