Psychiatry & Psychology

PSYCHIATRY

  • Historical  origins, practice, treatment of emotional, behavioral, and mental, disorders.
  • Psychiatric fields: adult, child and adolescent, forensic, geriatric, stress management; psychiatric specialty in nursing, treatment options including hypnosis, rehabilitation, research.

PSYCHOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR

  • Comparative psychology, significance of cultural differences, implications of evolution.

NEUROSCIENCE AND PSYCHOLOGY

  • Treatment by application of theories, effectiveness of treatment, variety of techniques.

CULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

  • Ethical importance, issues, and criticism; influence of cultural tradition and social practices.

HEALTH AND SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY

  • Practice  and application of psychology in clinics, hospitals and private settings; educational settings; and influences of cultural and behavioral principles.

SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

  • Human development and personality. Adherence or violation of cultural norms, consequences of violations; interpersonal interactions.

PSYCHOTHERAPY AND MENTAL DISEASE

  • Mental disease Classification, diagnosis, and prevention of mental illness; schools of thought and approaches to treatment. The effectiveness of treatments.

PSYCHOLOGY, CONSULTING

  • Ethical, cultural acceptance of need for psychological treatment, therapist roles.

BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY

  • Study in the areas of learning, feelings, thinking, memory, the senses,  emotions.

EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

  • Study of cognition, consciousness and memory through experiments; methods and research designs; validity of research findings.

MATHEMATICAL PSYCHOLOGY

  • Area  of study that uses mathematic models to study intellectual and physical processes of humans. Development of rules linking stimulus with resulting behavior.

PSYCHOANALYSIS

  • History of development of psychoanalysis; classical and current treatments of patients; treatment of children and adults; development of theories relative to the field.