IAS Exam Papers-Main - Psychology (Paper -II) 2007

1. Write short notes on any 3 of the following (each note should not exceed 200 words):
(a) Role of community psychologist in social change.
(b) Career counseling in the current scenario
(c) Assumptions underlying client-centered therapy and their evaluation
(d) Rehabilitation of HIV/AIDS victims

2. Explain the characteristics and types of standardized psychological tests. Critically comment on their utility and limitations.
3. What are substance abuse disorders? Explain etiological factors underlying them. Indicate the strategies for rehabilitation of persons suffering from substance abuse disorders.
4. Evaluate the applications of any two theories of Work Motivation in modern organizations. State the importance of Participatory Management in Indian Industry.

5. Write short notes on any 3 of the following (each note should not exceed 200 words):
(a) Educating and motivating the disadvantaged groups towards development
(b) Psychological strategies for handling prejudice
(c) Fostering values through mass media and information technology
(d) Applications of psychology in combating terrorism
6. Explain the characteristics of entrepreneurial behaviour. How can people be motivated and trained for entrepreneurship and economic development? Comment on the utility of such programmes.
7. Explain the psychological consequences of population explosion and high population density. How can we motivate people towards small family norms?
8. Explain the role of Military Psychologist in Defence. Discuss the importance of Human Engineering in Defence.

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