About unity and multiple specialization in Psychology: disciplinary status and professional ethics

Fundamentos en Humanidades 01/2010; 11(1):81-99.
Source: DOAJ


In an overview of the disciplinary and professional field of Psychology,
the two positions, one that stands up for the unification of Psychology,
and the other that assumes that its specialization is an inevitable outcome
are critically analyzed. Then, an alternative position related to the unity of psychology, based on the professional ethics is proposed. It is aimed at
narrowing the distance between both positions. The implications of this point
of view are discussed, and the relevance of this discipline in the social and
community field is highlighted.

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