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What is the doctors opinion about a child crying and felling afraid from entering the school class for 3weeks in psychology?

What is the doctors opinion about a child crying and felling afraid from entering the school class for 3weeks in psychology?

Anxiety: While it is not "normal" to feel that way, it certainly does happen.It is a real fear that should not be belittled, punished, or the child should not be forced to go to the class with these fears.This child needs help.There is a reason whether it is real or imagined, it is real to the child. School counselors, parents, physicians must be involved at first.Then likely a physician and therapist. ...Read more

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Psychology (Definition)

The formal definition of psychology is: the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behavior in a given context. The mental characteristics or attitude of ...Read more


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What is abnormal psychology !!!?

What is abnormal psychology !!!?

It sounds like you: may be taking a course called abnormal psychology soon. It is the study of pathological behavior or psychological problems and diagnoses. Be careful not to diagnose yourself or others during the process. You may see some of the symptoms you learn about around or within you. It takes many years of training and experience t diagnose properly. A more basic counseling course is more useful.Peace. ...Read more

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What's contingency management in psychology?

What's contingency management in psychology?

Reinforcement: In applied behavioral analysis it is the arranging of contingencies in order to produce a specified behavior. As a treatment for mental disorders or substance abuse, behaviors are rewarded (or sometimes punished). If a reward (or + reinforcer) is given, it is in response to (or contingent upon) a desirable target behavior. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as adolescent psychology?

Is there such a thing as adolescent psychology?

There sure is!: Some psychologists specialize in studying child and adolescent behavior. Some also specialize in treating children and adolescents who are struggling for one reason or another. ...Read more

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In psychology, how to know if someone is lying ?

In psychology, how to know if someone is lying ?

Can and can't : What makes poker fun is - you really can't tell reliably when someone is lying. If the person lying has a negative emotional response because they are lying, they may have sympathetic nervous system signs - heart rate, flushing skin, averted eye contact, word finding problems ; more confusing (non-direct) language, also may be avoidant or confrontative. Knowing the person well helps detect changes. ...Read more

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How can you improve your health with psychology?

How can you improve your health with psychology?

Mindfulness....: Mindfulness psychology can help a person gain better insight and awareness of their physical condition opening the door to improvement in mind and body. The mind and body health are connected and improving one invariably improves the other. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: psychology?

What is the definition or description of: psychology?

Def of psychology: The formal definition of psychology is: the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behavior in a given context. The mental characteristics or attitude of a person or group. ...Read more

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What is the relevance of psychology in health records?

What is the relevance of psychology in health records?

Holistic health: From a general perspective, inclusion of psychological health factors in a health record are valuable for monitoring and treating the "whole" person. There is a great deal of research that demonstrates psychological factors (I.e., mental status, memory and neurocognition, general mental health, beliefs and thought patterns, ability to cope and resilience, etc.) affect health outcomes. ...Read more

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Is it true that psychology does not help crazy people?

No: You are wise to use the word 'help', less so for 'crazy'. But I think I know what you mean. Psychology is very helpful. Depending on the exact Dx medication may also be needed, but psychology is a big help in all cases. It's where changes are learned and understanding is gained. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I want to know abot psychology but i want an easy refrence?

School: Psychology is its own multi-year degree. To "know about psychology" would require that investment; however, if you want a starter place to become aware of some aspects of psychology, you can try this about.Com site. http://psychology.about.com/od/psychology101/psychology_101_the_basics.htm. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a PhD vs D.psych. (Psychology) ?

Research vs Clinical: A PhD is typically a research degree that emphasizes experimentation, time in the library, and publications with lesser of an emphasis on clinical work. A PsyD on the other hand, is a clinical degree that emphasizes work with patients instead of research quite so much ...Read more

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Why is there a mental health section and a psychology section? Explanations please?

Why is there a mental health section and a psychology section? Explanations please?

Mental health: Mental health is pertinent to many medical specialties, because it can affect the illnesses each covers as well as patients' ability to work with treatment. Psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, etc are all professionals working in the area of "mental health." so "mental health" is a large umbrella topic vital to overall health. Psychology is merely one area within that. ...Read more

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In psychology , how to convince someone important to you that you have a problem but he doesn't believe you ? Helpp

In psychology , how to convince someone important to you that you have a problem but he doesn't believe you ? Helpp

Talk to him about : His reactions and fear of acknowledging your problem. If you're in therapy, invite him to a session. If you're not in therapy, find a therapist to help with your problem and your relationship. If you need information for him, find internet sites or books that explain your problem in a way you like. ...Read more

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Why do so many people fail the moca? My psychology class was tested and a lot of people failed even though most are below age 25

Screening tool: The MoCA is a screening tool for mild cognitive impairment. It is not specific for alzheimers. As with all screening tools, the test will have a larger group of people that it indicates need further evaluation then really have any cognitive issues. This is important in screening tests to avoid "missing" those who do have issues. A screening tool is designed to reduce false-negatives. ...Read more

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Hello, i'm a french student in psychology and i'm really interested in the "iwqol-kids" but i don't find it. Would you please send it to me?

Test: Hi, if that's a test that is copyrighted, you'll need to find someone who can access it, such as one of your professors. ...Read more

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I found this thing on psychology today website, it's a telepsychiatrist. What do you think? I live about 80mi from sacremento, this would work

Good option....: This is a good option if you live far from a provider. If your goal is simply medication management, telepsychiatry shouldn't be a problem. However, if you are seeking ongoing therapy, you may want to combine telepsychiatry/telepsychology with face-to-face appointments with your provider. ...Read more

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Psychology #: An acquaintence said that he does not want to let people know what he really thinks in social circles. Lies a lot. Why does this happen?

People who lie: As a psychologist, I tend to look at all behaviors as means of protecting the integrity of the individual. People act in many different ways in order to keep them safe from harm. Sometimes behaviors do not make sense to others but they do make sense to the individual who is exhibiting the behavior. ...Read more