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Address: 263 Marsden Rd, Carlingford, NSW, 2118

Phone number: (02) 88458888

 

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Address: 18 Beenleigh-Redland Bay Rd, Loganholme, QLD, 4129

Phone number: (07) 38011772

Clinical and Registered Psychologists based in Brisbane. 

About This Category

Psychology is the study of human behavior and the mind. A psychologist works with people to understand relationships, perceptions, emotions and cognition. They study the correlations between mind and behavior while investigating the psychological and neurological processes.

Psychology involves applications for improvement and treatment of the mind through counseling, self help, and the physical aspects that affect health.

Psychology is used in employment, sports, performance, self development, law, business, relationships and many other areas. Research is obtained from strict studies, social sciences, natural sciences, and humanities.

Psychology has early roots in philosophy and biology. The word comes from the Greek word psyche defined as mind or soul. The birth of the science of psychology is attributed to Wilhelm Wundt. The facets of psychology include structuralism, functionalism, psychoanalysis, behaviorism, humanism, and cognitive behavior.

There are numerous areas of psychology such as:

Abnormal Psychology which is the study of abnormal behavior and mental disorders.

Biological Psychology is another area that is linked to neuroscience and studies how the mind and behavior is affected by biological processes.

Clinical Psychology is about diagnosing and treating mental disorders.

Cognitive Psychology focuses on thought processes and cognitive skills and behavior such as attention, memory, perception, decision-making, and problem solving.

Comparative Psychology is animal behavior study which is often measured against human psychology.

Developmental Psychology examines human development.

In Forensic Psychology, research is used in legal and criminal justice system.

Industrial-Organizational Psychology is used to screen job candidates and evaluate employee performance.

Personality Psychology observes individual personalities.

School Psychology is used in education.

Social Psychology is utilized to understand social influences and perceptions.

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