Career in Psychology
What is it?
Psychology is a scientific study of mental behaviour and processes that includes how an individual behaves, thinks or feels.
Psychologists take human behaviour as a beginner’s data to test various theories on how our human mind works.
Psychology as a field lies on the crossing of various other branches such as biology, medicine, philosophy, anthropology etc.
Few of the specializations in psychology are:
- Clinical psychology
- Developmental psychology
- Forensic psychology
- Health psychology
- Social psychology
Activities they do?
- Conduct scientific study to understand human brain
- Find various patterns and predictive behaviours
- Work with individuals, families and organisations to test various studies
- Effectively identify and diagnose disorders
- Health psychologists help people deal with various ailments and suffering
- Clinical psychologists help patients deal with mental disorders
Areas they Work?
- Independent research or counselling patients
- Rehabilitation facilities
- Work with different physicians, social workers
- Hospitals and nursing homes
- Community and mental healthcare centres
- Academic and research institutes and private schools
- Government facilities
One can enter this career by doing their graduation in psychology and further completing their majors in any specific branch.
The average annual compensation for psychologists is 3-4 lacs. With good experience that will come from practising for many years the yearly earning can go up to 10 lacs.
- Lectures 0
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- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level PG
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- Assessments Yes