Quiz: Is Psychology Right For You?
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You may be wondering if psychology is the right career path for you, and this is the quiz that will let you know for sure, because not everyone is cut out for it. You need to have the right psychological profile to become a psychologist, and that’s not easy to come by. Is psychology right for you?
Do you feel that you could be on call even if your workday is technically "over?"
Do you like to help others in need?
Can you listen to other people talking for a long time?
Do you like to give advice to others when they need it?
Are you willing to study for long periods of time?
(About 5 years in university or more)
Do you feel comfortable around psychologically unstable people?
(Ie. People suffering from depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder, etc.)
Can you keep information 100% classified?
Do you feel that you could work with the same patient for extended periods of time?
Are you patient?
Do you get easily frustrated when people can't change problematic behavior?
Do you feel, personally, that psychology is the right path for you?