Topic 1 Chapter 1 Quiz

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1. A Health psychologist...

  • works in hospitals and community health centres focusing on the cause of health and illness.
  • treats psychological disorders.
  • works with those who are terminally ill building towards more positive attitudes.
  • aims to change the beliefs of those in the environment which surrounds them.
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2. What is the final main objective of psychology? Describe, explain, where appropriate to control and...

  • to prove
  • to experiment
  • to predict
  • to research

3. Why is it important to evaluate everything that you read in psychology?

  • You cannot trust all conclusions that psychologists draw.
  • Often what you read is bias and misleading.
  • The research is not always applicable to every situation.
  • The research has often been disproved or challenged.

4. Which of these does a clinical psychologist do?

  • Focus on treatment of psychological disorders.
  • Use principles and psychological theories to work with the justice system
  • Work with children and young people in a range of settings.
  • Provide advice and/or guidance on a range of work-related issues.

5. Psychologists carry out... research as they know we cannot rely on intuition alone

  • categoric
  • carefully controlled
  • systematic
  • a range of


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