Browsing Category

Optionals Group VII

Subjects, Syallabi and Material of CSS Optional Group VII

Methods of Sociological Research

Sociological Research Methods: Sociologists utilize wide arrays of techniques in order to analyse a vast breadth of social phenomena: from census survey data derived from millions of individuals, to the in-depth analysis of a single…

Emile Durkheim on Suicide

Emile Durkheim: Emile Durkheim, French sociologist, in 1897 published his study on suicide. It was the first methodological study of suicide. The work is a kind of case study of suicide, unique for its time and first major work on the…

Society, Culture and Socialization

Society: “An autonomous population whose members are subject to a common political authority, occupy a common territory, have a common culture, and have a sense of shared identity” A society is the largest group with which most people…

Techniques of Psychological Assessment

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT: A psychological assessment consists of more than just administering and interpreting tests. It is a complex intellectual activity that includes formulating hypotheses about a person, deciding what data are…

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…

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…