Clinical Psychology

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Psychology is the study of behavior and minds, embracing all aspects of conscious and unconscious experience as well as thought. It is a social science, where the main goal is to understand individuals and groups. A major in psychology gives students the resources to obtain many different types of jobs, from research work to clinical work. A clinical psychologist diagnoses and treats mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Clinical psychologists work in many different types of facilities, but mainly in the hospital or mental health hospital. This job proposes its own threat to the environment, on top of the many environmental issues hospitals dispense. There is also a field in psychology that looks at the behavior and interaction of humans with the environment called environmental psychologists. These types of psychologists aim to …show more content…
Through reforms and education, the issues that are prominent in the field of clinical psychology can be fixed a presented by addressing the issues with disposal and contamination of psychotherapeutic drugs, the greening of hospitals, and promotion of environmental based therapies for mental disorders. Clinical psychology is a field that helps the mentally ill heal and live a better life through psychotherapy and the use of medication. With integration of the environment in therapy techniques and improvements within the pharmaceutical and hospital industry, psychology can help make the environment cleaner and help decrease harmful pollutants in the

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