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By Linda Smolak, Thomas Cash

The normal reference for practitioners, researchers, and scholars, this acclaimed paintings brings jointly the world over famous specialists from diversified psychological well-being, clinical, and allied well-being care disciplines. individuals evaluate tested and rising theories and findings; probe questions of tradition, gender, overall healthiness, and ailment; and current evidence-based evaluate, remedy, and prevention ways for the entire variety of physique photo issues. taking pictures the richness and complexity of the sector in a comfortably available layout, all of the fifty three concise chapters concludes with an informative annotated bibliography.
New to This variation *Addresses the main pressing present questions within the box. *Reflects major advances in key parts: review, physique snapshot in boys and males, weight problems, illness-related physique photograph concerns, and cross-cultural study. *Conceptual Foundations part now comprises evolutionary, genetic, and optimistic psychology views. *Increased insurance of prevention.

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3. You must decide which of the career options in that occupational group you want to investigate further. 4. You should explore those specific career options in more detail to determine which ones are most worth pursuing. The following sections discuss each of these steps in more detail. indd 13 7/1/10 10:34:20 AM 14 Part 1: Choosing and Planning a Health-Care Career Step 1: Choosing to Pursue a Career in Health Care Your first step is deciding whether you are well-suited to a career in health care.

If you checked five or more of these characteristics, we encourage you to explore health-care careers in greater depth by proceeding to Steps 2 and 3. Naturally, this list is only a simplified self-assessment profile, designed primarily to encourage further career investigation. Your initial assessment will be either reinforced or weakened as you explore. As you focus on choosing an occupation cluster and then on specific health-care careers, your interests may or may not be validated. 1: Desirable personal characteristics for various health careers.

Graduate Schools Quite a few associated health-care careers, such as nursing, nutrition, and rehabilitation careers require master’s degrees (an additional two years of study) and some even a doctorate (an additional four years). Securing a graduate degree requires completing a prescribed number of courses as well as research work. A graduate degree often leads to increases in salary and enhances one’s potential for career advancement. Professional Schools A number of health-care careers, such as medicine, dentistry, podiatry, and optometry, require education and training beyond a bachelor’s degree.

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