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Clinical Psychology Definition: By Victor, CA, USA
What is a strong definition of clinical psychology? I am a 15 year old who wants to join the field but i get kind of confused when people ask me what does clinical psychology mean.
Clinical psychology is the branch of psychology concerned with the assessment and treatment of mental illness, abnormal behavior and psychiatric problems. (Joyal).
M Phil Clinical Psychology: By Anonymous
Can someone who has M Phil Clinical Psychology degree practice in the USA? If not what is required to practice psychology in the USA?
Clinical Psychology Biopsychosocial Model: By Jeanine DeJesus, CA, USA
Are there any clinical problems where the biopsychosocial model is not useful?
Clinical Psychology in The USA: By Meenal, India
Hi. I have completed my masters degree in clinical psychology from Mumbai, India. I wish to pursue my further studies in the US. I wanted to know as to what are the funding opportunities like for the Phd or PsyD programs there?
Also is an Indian masters degree considered or will I have to do my masters again? Also what are the job opportunities like for outside students to work in the field? is it possible to work only with a master's degree there?
Applying For a Masters in Clinical Psychology: By Nurul, Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia
Hi. I have a two questions regarding applying for a masters in clinical psychology.
If I don't have an educational background in psychology, am I eligible to apply for a masters in clinical psychology?
How about individuals who have an educational background in psychology but have no experience in the field of psychometric & bio-statistics, are they eligible to apply for the same course?
Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology by Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn & Jeffrey M. Lohr
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