What sub-field of Psychology would this research be of interest to?

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April 22, 2019 / By Traci
Question: I am doing a paper on an article titled "Female Bisexuality From Adolescence to Adulthood." Obviously, it has to do with bisexuality in females. What sub-field of Psychology would this be useful for? I was thinking along the lines of developmental or biological. Maybe sexual, but I'm not sure "sexual Psychology" is a valid sub-field of "Psychology." Any other suggestions?
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Saffie Saffie | 4 days ago
Don't know if it's an 'official' sub-field, but I've seen college psych courses entitled, 'the psychology of human sexuality' . If you're writing the paper just on females, then it could be classified under 'gender psychology' which is an established field. Developmental psychology is an even larger and much broader--perhaps too broad--so I think it would be more accurate to classify your paper as sexual or gender related.
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Saffie Originally Answered: What kind of job can I get with a Masters degree in Psychology that is not in the field of psychology?
Sales is another option. What was your specialization? Do you have stats experience? Did you write a thesis? Use these to find your niche. Teaching English to to people in the US or in a foreign country is something you could probably do with a little extra training, and your masters makes you a good candidate for many government jobs, as well as volunteer organizations like Peace Corps, Jet, Americorps, etc, which might give you more time to find a career that works for you..
Saffie Originally Answered: What kind of job can I get with a Masters degree in Psychology that is not in the field of psychology?
Even in a good economy, don't be expecting to work in the psychology field. You can substitute teach with some test certification, just a test, not a course, offered by the state, I think. Just call a local school and ask the qualifications. I know you need an Associates. Also, some jobs ask for an Associates degree, but not a specific one. One more thing, at this time in the psychology field there are very few careers involving a bachelor's degree. Case workers for the mentally ill can have a bachelor's in psychology, but they make very little and the case load is extremely high, making burnout high. If you are planning to go all the way to Masters level, look into receiving a doctorate of psychology, or psy.d. This is three years instead of the two of Masters, but the extra year will put you in a higher salary bracket.

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Sub-fields are actually the way psychologists approach the problem. If you're looking at the biological aspects of sexuality, that could well be mean that you're trying to use the biological psychology approach (or the comparative approach). On the other hand, if you're trying to unravel the mysteries of bisexuality in terms of social forces, you might well be using the social psychology approach. However, simply looking at your title, I assume that your research is centered around the development of female bisexuality from adolescence to adulthood; in which case, the developmental psychology approach would be best.
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Lux Lux
The five main areas of Psychology: 1) biological. 2) behaviourism. 3) cognitive. 4) developmental. 5) humanism. 6) social. It would fit well into biological psychology.
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Lux Originally Answered: Whats better to work/study in the field of: art or sociology/psychology?
Neither is a great field for employment. Sociology is COMPLETELY worthless, unless you plan on teaching. Psychology will require at least a Masters, but a Doctorate is necessary to make the good money. Art is something that a school cannot teach you. You either are an artist or not. College can teach you math, science, business, etc., but if you do not have a raw talent and passion for art, then college is not going to instill that into you. Most artists did not have to get a degree in art because they already have the talent in them.
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