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What are the career prospects for those who complete Psychology?- 27-Jun-2011

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A psychologist is someone who studies the mind and behavior. He tries to study what the human mind thinks, feels and how does people react to certain situations in a given set of emotion. Every individual differs.

 

Some are ver sensitive, some can grow angry very easily, some students do well in studies, Some are very confident, some seem to be in low mood always. So the psychologist tries to spot the mindset of  people of varied attitude. This is achallenging task. One who tries to pursue this course should have good interpersonal skills.

These are some of the basic works in the field of Psychology.
* To give advice in the mode of counselling to those who are affected sociologically and psychologically.
* To use psychometric instruments to adjudge the psychological problems and to spot the rootcause of stress.
* Helping to overcome stress, depression and related ailments.
* effecting behavioural change.
* counselling those with major diseases like cancer, also ounselling their family members
* rehabilitating the drug adicts. settling the familial disputes like Husband-Wife disputes ; parent -children dispute and so on.

 

There are various branches of psychology :


Developement Psychology :
 Developmental psychology, also known as human development, is the scientific study of systematic psychological changes, emotional changes, and perception changes that occur in human beings over the course of their life span. Basically this is a research wing of Psychology course.

 

Educational Psychology : Educational psychology is the study of how humans learn in educational settings, the effectiveness of educational interventions, the psychology of teaching, and the social psychology of schools as organisations. Educational psychology is concerned with how students learn and develop, often focusing on subgroups such as gifted children and those subject to specific disabilities.


Industrial Psychology : Industrial Psychology is the scientific study of employees, workplaces, and organizations. Industrialorganizational psychologists contribute to an organization's success by improving the performance and well-being of its people. It is also known as the organisational psychology.

 

Clinical Psychology : Clinical psychology is the branch of psychology concerned with the assessment and treatment of mental illness, abnormal behavior and psychiatric problems. This field integrates the science of psychology with the treatment of complex human problems, making it an exciting career choice for people who are looking for a challenging and rewarding field.

 

Counselling Psychology : Counseling psychology is a psychological specialty that encompasses research and applied work in several broad domains: counseling process and outcome; supervision and training; career development and counseling; and prevention and health. Some unifying themes among counseling psychologists include a focus on assets and strengths, personenvironment interactions, educational and career development, brief interactions, and a focus on intact personalities.

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