Saturday, 27 October 2012

Kick start your career with an online psychology degree

Although many of the online psychology degrees currently offered on the internet are not fully accredited by psychological associations, they can provide a great stepping stone for anyone who wants to get into the field of psychology. Typically costing a lot less than degree programs in traditional universities, many online institutions offer some online degree programs in psychology which can help kick start your career.

Check out this regularly updated list of current online psychology degrees.

List of psychology degree programs online

Note: If you are intending to follow a professional career in either clinical or counseling psychology it is highly recommended to check the accreditation of each qualification.

Thursday, 25 October 2012

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is one of the most recent and controversial additions to the DSM IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual IV). Estimated to affect about 1-3% of the general population BPD is a personality disorder characterized by a pervasive disturbance of personality function, self-image and moods. Although medication is generally not recommended as a frontline treatment for the disorder many therapies are proving promising in helping individuals manage and control their borderline tendencies.