College of Health Science
History and Distinguish Features
Group: Society and Psychology
The Department of Psychology was established in 1987. With the elevation of medical university and the act of clinical psychologist, we offer the graduate study in psychology in 2004. We have a dynamic, dedicated faculty with wide ranging interests and active research programs in basic and applied psychology. Our clinical psychology program has fostered the development of practicum and research facilities in many departments from our medical hospital, Our graduate program offers the nativistic training to study behaviors of Taiwanese people in order to promote the psychology application in Taiwanese society. Our the program provides a major channel in southern for advanced schooling in psychological professional work and research.
The Psychology Department is composed of 10 full-time faculty: 1 full professor, 5 associate professors , 4 assistant professors, and 1 lecturer.
Research Focus: Research Topics
Our graduate study is composed of five programs:
Basic Psychology: Include developmental psychology, personality and social psychology, cultural psychology, visual study, physiological psychology, psychology in special education, etc. Integrating new research study. Clinical psychology: Include psychopathology, psychological assessment, psychotherapy, health psychology, rehabilitation psychology and applied research in clinical psychology. Integrating nativistic and community in clinical psychological research. Counseling Psychology: Include school counseling psychology, health psychology and counseling psychological research. Integrating nativistic and community in counseling psychological research. Social and Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Combining two concentrations of psychology (social and I/O), emphasize on theory and application in the Taiwanese society. Statistics and Psychological Testing: Application of quantitative research and testing. The courses include: Psychological testing and appraisal, meta-analysis of psychological issues, Methodology in quantitative research, etc.