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  • 1.Personality Assessment Public Description
    This proficiency in professional psychology involves the administration, scoring and interpretation of empirically supported measures of personality traits and styles in order to refine clinical diagnoses, structure and inform psychological interventions, increase the accuracy of behavioral prediction in a variety of contexts.
    Psychology Subfield (January 2011)
  • 2.Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology Public Description
    This specialty in professional psychology emphasizes an experimental-clinical approach distinguished by use of principles of human learning, development and theories of cognitive processing to promote meaningful change in maladaptive human behavior and thinking, and more.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 3.Psychopharmacology Public Description
    This proficiency applies psychopharmacological principles, scientific data and clinical practices to individual psychopathology and problems, and blends the scientific study of behavior, its biological basis, and the interaction of medication to produce therapeutic changes in normal and abnormal functioning.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 4.Public Description for Sleep Psychology
    Sleep Psychology is a specialty that developed from the need to better understand and treat sleep and sleep‐related disorders.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 5.Public Description of Clinical Health Psychology
    This specialty applies scientific knowledge of the interrelationships among behavioral, emotional, cognitive, social and biological components in health and disease to the promotion and maintenance of health; the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of illness and disability; and the improvement of the health care system.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 6.Sport Psychology Proficiency Description
    Sport psychology is a multidisciplinary field spanning psychology, sport science and medicine. The APA proficiency recognizes sport psychology as a postgraduate focus after a doctoral degree in one of the primary areas of psychology and licensure as a psychologist.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 7.Public Description of Clinical Neuropsychology
    This neuropsychology specialty applies principles of assessment and intervention to normal and abnormal functioning of the central nervous system, and is dedicated to enhancing the understanding of brain‐behavior relationships and the application of such knowledge to human problems.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 8.Professional Geropsychology Public Description
    This specialty helps older persons and their families maintain well-being, overcome problems, achieve maximum potential during later life, appreciate the diversity among older adults, the complex ethical issues that can arise in geriatric practice and the importance of interdisciplinary models of care.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 9.Public Description of Forensic Psychology
    Forensic psychologists are are engaged as experts and represent themselves as such, in an activity primarily intended to provide professional psychological expertise to the judicial system.
    Psychology Subfield
  • 10.Public Description of Psychoanalysis in Psychology
    This specialty's theories of personality are used to implement long-term, intensive, psychotherapeutic activity, employing such interventions as dream interpretation, attention to free association, analysis of the therapist-patient relationship, and more to achieve effective character transformation.
    Psychology Subfield
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Results 110 of 16 for "Psychology Subfield"X related to "Recognizing groundbreaking efforts"