Social Sciences - Psychology and Behavioral Health
The science of behavior and mind is called psychology. The different areas of study within this discipline are thought and feeling, and conscious and unconscious phenomena. Psychology can be termed as either a social, cognitive or behavioral science. It is used for the treatment of mental health issues as well as understanding and solving problems in different areas of human activity. Some of the various mental processes studied under it are emotion, personality, intelligence and attention. There are several schools of thought in this discipline such as biological, cognitive, behavioral, social and psychoanalytical. The topics covered in this extensive book deal with the core aspects of psychology. It will also provide interesting topics for research which interested readers can take up. Coherent flow of topics, student-friendly language and extensive use of examples make this book an invaluable source of knowledge.