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Those with a doctorate in psychology have additional possibilities depending on their area of specialization. In psychology, as in any other ﬁeld, job prospects can change between the start and ﬁnish of one’s education. (page 14) • What is psychology? Psychology is the systematic study of behavior and experience. Psychologists deal with both theoretical and practical questions. (page 3) • Six generalities. Almost any statement in psychology depends on many factors, and few statements apply to everyone all the time.
Some children have trouble sitting still or paying attention. Others get into trouble for misbehavior. Some have specialized problems with reading, spelling, arithmetic, or other academic skills. Other children master their schoolwork quickly and become bored. They too need special attention. School psychologists are specialists in the psychological condition of students, usually in kindergarten through the 12th grade. Broadly speaking, school psychologists identify the educational needs of children, devise a plan to meet those needs, and then either implement the plan themselves or advise teachers how to implement it.
Some people apply the term to anyone who attempts to uncover unconscious thoughts and feelings. Others apply the term only to graduates of a 6- to 8-year program at an institute of psychoanalysis. These institutes admit only people who are already either psychiatrists or clinical psychologists. Thus, people completing psychoanalytic training will be at least in their late 30s. A clinical social worker is similar to a clinical psychologist but with different training. In most cases a clinical social worker has a master’s degree in social work with a specialization in psychological problems.