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I was thinking about going for my B.S. in Psychology and was wondering if this would be a degree that's looked at highly by medical schools thanks?

I was thinking about going for my B.S. in Psychology and was wondering if this would be a degree that's looked at highly by medical schools thanks?

Meh.: All the sources I've seen say there are a lot of other more important features to being a good applicant.
1) GPA and other hard metrics
2) school
3) Genki. Japanese term encompassing passion/energy/drive/personal energy. Demonstrable by self-directed activities of real worth.
I'm pretty sure my father pulled personal strings and did some low-level bribing, but that's not generally applicable. ...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?

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?

Is it true that psychology does not help crazy people?

No: What else could help a person with mental illness than psychology? I believe you mean psychotherapy and psychotherapy is known to help people win even the most severe psychiatric illnesses ...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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Any tips or exercises for stay calm in some situation. I mean to be psychology stronger?

Any tips or exercises for stay calm in some situation. I mean to be psychology stronger?

Many sources: Anxiety can come from chemical imbalances, a side effect of medications, external stressors, too much change in too short a period of time, and other areas. I would say go to a reputable psychotherapist immediately and talk about what anxiety means to YOU. ...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

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Define health psychology?

Define health psychology?

See below...: Health psychology is a specialty area that focuses on how biology, psychology, behavior & social factors influence health & illness. Assessment & therapy are formulated to study the mind/body connection & facilitate healing. ...Read more

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Describe health psychology?

Health psychology: Is a specialty area that focuses on the relationship between the psychological & physiological processes that impact an individual's health & well-being. Health psychologists are trained to know about the disease processes & physiology, & help patients manage chronic disease & avoid preventable diseases using psychological theory and research methods to assist patients maintiain healthy behaviors. ...Read more

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Define health psychology please?

See below...: Health psychology is a specialty area that focuses on how biology, psychology, behavior & social factors influence health & illness. Assessment & therapy are formulated to study the mind/body connection & facilitate healing. ...Read more

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Possibilities of health psychology?

Possibilities of health psychology?

Health psychologists: Work in both inpatient and outpatient settings, and are consulted to help patients and their doctors better understand both psychological antecedents that exacerbate disease, as well as the psychological effects illness has on the patient, and offers ways to mitigate both in order to improve prognosis, well-being and overall quality of life. ...Read more

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What do you know health psychology?

Health Psychology is: A specialty area that focuses on how biology, psychology, behavior and social factors influence health and illness. Health psychologists are often consulted to help patients better understand both psychological antecedents that exacerbate illness, as well as the psychological effects of illness, and ways to mitigate both in order to improve outcomes. ...Read more

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What is integrated clinical psychology?

What is integrated clinical psychology?

Multi-centered Psych: Integrated clinical psychology emphasizes both professional collaboration and extensive clinical training with the goal of advancing the profession of psychology through scientific, clinical and scholarly contributions. ...Read more

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What to do if abnormal psychology paper topic?

Write about: A topic like depression, schizophrenia, panic disorder, personality disorder, there is so much to write about within abnormal psychology ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is psychology stereotyped?

Quiet / Reserved: One stereotype is that all psychologists are reserved, quiet, and don't say much during psychotherapy sessions. Of course there are therapists like that. My experience, however, is that there are as many types of psychologists as there are people. The therapeutic relationship is the most important predictor of therapeutic success. Finding a therapist that matches your needs is key. ...Read more

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How different is psy. D. Vs ph. D in clinical psychology?

Focus: The psy. D. Focuses more on practice based upon psychological knowledge. When they emerge from school, usually they have moderately more field experience than a pH. D. The pH. D. Focuses more on research, but in clinical and counseling psychology must also amass hands-on experiences. Over time, the two tend to even out, with pH. D.'s perhaps doing more academic work on average. ...Read more

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What's the difference between mental health & psychology?

One is a discipline: Mental health is a broad term that applies to a state of a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment.

Psychology is the a discipline that studies the mind and behavior. ...Read more

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