Feminist Psychology: Karen Horney, Scope, and Feminist Therapy

“Feminist Psychology is the application of feminist ideology and ethics, which emphasizes the effect of social expectations and context on thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to research and practice in psychology.” The field aims at improving the lives of women through research, clinical practice, and social advocacy that focus on women and girls and social contexts … Read more

What are the 8 Major Perspectives in Psychology? Explained

Major Perspectives in Psychology Synopsis: Psychology is currently defined as “the science of behavior and cognitive processes” (Baron & Kalsher, 2003). However, psychology is a fairly new discipline and has a history of differing opinions on what the focus of the field should be and the manner in which human behaviour should be studied. The … Read more

Interdisciplinary Perspective: Pros and Cons, Applications, Examples

Interdisciplinary perspective: “A discipline is a particular area of study, especially a subject of study in a college or university” (“academic discipline”, n.d.). Interdisciplinarity or the interdisciplinary approach involves the merging of two or more academic disciplines for one purpose or activity like a research project (Nissani, 1995). It draws knowledge from several fields of … Read more

The Structure of Families and Households in the UK

Family can be defined as “a group of persons united by the ties of marriage, blood, or adoption, constituting a single household and interacting with each other in their respective social positions, usually those of spouses, parents, children, and siblings” (Barnard, 2021). Family also plays a role in influencing and affecting the development, behaviour, and … Read more

Queer Affirmative Therapy: Origin, Need and Practice

This article discusses the practice of queer affirmative therapy and its importance. Queer people go through unique challenges because of the heteronormative standards of society and therapeutic practices that acknowledge and help them with these challenges are vital. History of the LGBTQ+ community and psychology Psychology has a complicated relationship with the queer community. The … Read more

Environmental Psychology: Origin, Theories, Scope, Applications

Synopsis: Environmental psychology is a branch of psychology that mainly deals with the interface between human behaviour and the sociophysical environment. It can be defined as the study of transactions between individuals and their physical settings during which individuals change the environment, and their behaviour and experiences are also changed by the environment. In this … Read more