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Psychology, An Introduction

by Mary Henry

Written for: Psychology module 5N0754 as part of the following awards:

  • 5M2181 Applied Social Studies
  • 5M3114 General Studies
  • 5M3635 Education and Training
  • 5M4468 Community Health Services

This engaging new text explores the history and origins of psychology, and some of the specific schools of thought that govern many areas of our lives today, such as education, marketing, social media, communications and much more.

This book will ensure your students will:

  • understand the principles of some of the major psychology perspectives and branches and their founders
  • identify some therapeutic interventions of these psychology perspectives and branches
  • consider the limitations and criticisms of these perspectives
  • explore the issues regarding ethics in psychology and research
  • understand the scientific process and the different types of research in the field of psychology
  • apply theoretical learning to practical situations via case studies
  • reflect on the interpersonal skills and knowledge needed within the area of psychology
  • reflect on your own practice and the professional boundaries needed to work in the field of psychology

About the author: Mary E. Henry (MS, BA) teaches Psychology at Dundrum College of Further Education. She has been in the teaching profession for over 16 years and has been involved in the development of wellbeing programmes in schools and communities in the Limerick and Dublin areas.

Explore the origins and history of psychology, and some of the specific schools of thought that govern many areas of our lives today, such as education, marketing, social media, communications and much more. You will find this book an essential and useful tool when embarking on a psychology course or simply learning and developing for personal interest.

Essential reading for:

  • Anyone taking an introductory psychology course
  • Anyone interested in the field of psychology.

    200 pages.

    ISBN: 9781838413491

    € 26.99 

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    Date of Publication: 05/06/2022

      
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