Karandashev VN. Psychology: Introduction to the profession., 2000
Book of Doctor of Psychological Sciences, Professor V.N. Karandasheva is the first textbook in Russian literature on the course "Introduction to the Profession" for students enrolled in the specialty "Psychology". It will also be useful to those who want to become a professional psychologist and are going to enter the psychological departments of universities and institutes.
The book shows the diversity of psychological knowledge about a person, describes the history of the emergence of the profession of a psychologist, presents the main activities of professional psychologists in the scientific and practical fields: in medicine, in education, in social psychology, in economics, industry, in legal psychology, in sports, consulting services.
An essential place in the book is occupied by the characterization of professional, ethical and personal qualities that are important for the successful work of a psychologist. The system of training professional psychologists and the principles of organization of the psychological community are described.
The study guide is completed by a terminological dictionary that will help a novice psychologist navigate the world of professional language and provide a better understanding of psychological literature.