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Optionals Group VII

Subjects, Syallabi and Material of CSS Optional Group VII

Clinical Judgment and Decision Making

CLINICAL JUDGMENT & DECISION MAKING Every day, psychologists make decisions that affect the lives and well-beings of other. Although, many of these decisions are routine, other are characterized by uncertainty. Clinical information is…

Psychological Explanation of Criminal behaviour

CRIME: Crime is the violation of law for which some governing authority can ultimately prescribe a conviction. While crime is an expression of social maladjustment defined by the law differently under different circumstances; it…

Client Centered Therapy

Client Centered Therapy Client Centered Therapy is an insight therapy that emphasis providing supportive emotional climate for clients, who play a major role in determining the pace and direction of therapy. Coral Rogers also called it…

Basic Methods in Infant Research

Introduction: In just 3 years, infants change from totally dependent creatures to active children who understand much about their immediate social and physical world. Developmental sciences seek to understand what infants know and feel,…

Existential Therapy

Existential Therapy: Existential therapy is a form of psychological counseling that is rooted in the ideals and philosophies of “Existentialism”. As existentialism is the philosophy of basic human existence, the existential therapist aim…

The Endocrine System

The Endocrine System The endocrine system consists of glands that secrete chemicals into the blood steam that help control bodily functioning. Hormones: Hormones are the chemical substance released by the endocrine glands. In a…

Neurotransmitters and their functions

Neurotransmitters: The nervous system relies on chemical couriers “neurotransmitters” to communicate information between neurons. These neurotransmitters are fundamental to behavior, playing a key role in everything from muscle movements…

Organization Of The Nervous System

Organization Of The Nervous System The nervous system is divided in two parts: The peripheral nervous system The central nervous system Peripheral Nervous System: “The peripheral nervous system is made up of all those nerves…

Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development

Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development: Introduction: “Cognitive Development refers to transition in youngster patterns of thinking including reasoning, remembering and problem solving”.  Piaget’s Theory is stage theory of…