- 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.
- 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.
- Ethical, cultural acceptance of need for psychological treatment, therapist roles.
- Study in the areas of learning, feelings, thinking, memory, the senses, emotions.
- Study of cognition, consciousness and memory through experiments; methods and research designs; validity of research findings.
- Area of study that uses mathematic models to study intellectual and physical processes of humans. Development of rules linking stimulus with resulting behavior.
- History of development of psychoanalysis; classical and current treatments of patients; treatment of children and adults; development of theories relative to the field.