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What is childhood psychology?

Asked by E. Reyes, Last updated: Jul 16, 2020

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I.Isabella

I.Isabella

Answered Apr 01, 2020

Psychology is broken down in different sectors, to fit the specific needs of the patient. One sector of psychology is child psychology. This is an important sector because it helps children deal with any developmental issues that they may have. It focuses on the changes that are occurring in the conscious and subconscious part of a child.

It studies many things like the way a child reacts to the environment, new people, or new things they are learning. Sometimes, as a child is growing, it can be overwhelming to them and lead them to act out. Or there could be emotional things they are dealing with, that prevent them from properly express themselves. A child psychologist can help get to the root of any issues a child is having.

 

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G. dorgon, Senior Executive, MBA, Sheffield

Answered Mar 22, 2020

Child psychology is an important concept, especially as it helps the parents to be fully aware of the developmental processes that are occurring in a particular child. Child psychology entails the various changes that are happening to the conscious and subconscious aspects of a child.

The study of this concept will parent to know how a particular child is reacting to his or her environment during every stage of development as a child. This entails how a child is interacting with people around, his environment, his parents, and the level of knowledge he is getting which is very instrumental for his mental development.

As a child grows, he begins to come in contact with so many things, and these are the things that will be shaping his awareness of the world around him. At this point, his interaction with those things need to be closely monitored, and that's what child psychology is about.

 

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