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ERIC Number: EJ143963
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Is Psychology a Profession?
Peterson, Donald R.
American Psychologist, 31, 8, 572-582, Aug 76
Identifies commonly accepted characteristics of professions and proposes as the most important defining property of a profession the availability of a useful, communicable technology based in a reasonably coherent intellectual discipline. The qualifications of psychology as a profession, with special emphasis on clinical applications of psychological knowledge, are then reviewed. (Author/JM)
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