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  • Adlerian Art Therapy

    While there are a number of theoretical approaches, this paper focuses on Adlerian art therapy, which incorporates a framework based off Alfred Alder’s Individual Psychology. Through the examination of research journals and academic textbooks, the following paper will discuss Alfred Adler, his development of Individual Psychology, and the emergence of Adlerian art therapy, including…

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  • Applied Psychology: Defence Mechanisms And Attachment Theory

    Applied psychology is the area of psychology concerned with applying psychological research and theory to problems in everyday life. It includes clinical psychology, the largest field in psychology. Clinical psychologist – who represent 40% of all psychologist are involved in psychotherapy. ( Gale 931). First of all therapies such as the psychoanalytic psychotherapy or discussion therapy, which is the most popular kind of therapy recognize worldwide. During these treatment sessions…

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  • Jean Watson Behaviorism

    testing methods, subject’s responses to stimuli were measured as opposed to other components such as intelligence (Schultz, 1969). The two kinds of response are explicit, directly observable, and implicit, occur inside the body. In Watson’s behavioral psychology behavior one looks at the whole organism and how it interacts in its environment. His view was an effort to make a science without subjective ideas, and have a science as objective as physics (Schultz, 1969). Watson started this…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Industrial Social Psychology

    Industrial-Organizational and Social Psychology Report Two different specialty psychological fields are Industrial-Organizational and Social. Seven different questions regarding these fields will be explored. This will give insight as to what types of issues they deal with daily. Expanding on the types of work done in these fields, hot topics, and other information will give ideas of their potential, and possible positives and negatives. The types of work people do in…

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  • Executive Function And Temperament In A Model Of Risk For Childhood Anxiety

    Executive Function and Temperament in a Model of Risk for Childhood Anxiety. Journal Of Child & Family Studies, 24(3), 715-724. To locate this article, I used the search terms “anxiety and executive function in the scholarly journals tab within the Psychology Research Guide. Researchers in this study used information that had been previously gathered from a larger study. They narrowed the participants by using addition criteria that matched their target population. Their sample included 488…

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  • William James's Theory Of Functionalism

    Functionalism looks at the wholeness of the mind and body rather than the individual parts. My personal definition would be that Functionalism is the knot that ties the mind and body together. To better interpret the impact that William James had in the psychology timeline, one needs to distinguish James ' reasonings and even his contradicting competitors. William James was born into a 'curiosity of the…

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  • Clinical Psychology: A Case Study

    psychologists, and the measuring of mental ability took shape. In 1896 Witmer was credited with opening the first psychological clinic, and coining the term "clinical psychology” (Cook, 2011). The general public’s notion of a psychologist is typically the clinical psychologist, yet not all psychologists are involved in clinical psychology. Too, clinical psychologists do not spend all their time as imagined, probing the couch-born patient, seeking evidence of psychiatric deficiencies. A clinical…

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  • Sigmund Freud's Drive Theory Analysis

    perhaps made the greatest contribution to Psychotherapy and as part of that contribution, most of the current theories of Psychology are developed based on or in part of Freud’s views on development and personality (Sharf, 2012, p. 28). As part of Freud’s Psychoanalysis, he developed the drive theory of personality, Ego Psychology, Object Relations Psychology, Self Psychology, and Relational Psychoanalysis. Freud’s Drive Theory is one of the most controversial therapeutic views, which…

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  • Wilhelm Wundt Psychology

    father of Psychology and founder of experimental psychology Wilhelm Wundt, made his contribution to psychology from as early as 1856 when he strove for achievement as he attended the university of Heidelberg; Tracy B. Henley, etal, (2009/2014). there he wrote his first book and began his teaching career in scientific psychology; specifying in experiential methods which was derived for natural sciences and thinking about the Mind’s structure. Myers, (2010). The definition of psychology as relates…

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  • Harry Harlow: A Brief Biography

    Growing up Harlow was very shy, insecure, and kept to himself.Despite his insecurities he had a great sense of humor and a huge imagination.After high school he attended Stanford University, but due to his failing grades in his English major it forced him to switch to the study of psychology instead. In 1930 Harlow earned his Ph.D in psychology , and changed his name to Harlow which was originally Israel.He then earned a position at Wisconsin University where he conducted his most notable…

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