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  1. Define psychology. Explain the scope and methods of psychology
  2. What is a motive? Explain biological and social motives in detail

  3. Define learning? Explain theory of operant conditioning in detail

  4. Define learning. Discuss the theory of classical conditioning

  5. Define perception. Explain errors of perception in detail

  6. Define psychology. Discuss relevance of psychology in detail

  7. Define psychology. Explain the scope and methods of psychology

  8. Define emotions and explain the theories of emotions

  9. Define memory. Explain the types of memory with examples

  10. Define psychology and explain its nature and scope with special reference to nursing

  11. What is frustration? Distinguish between task-oriented and defense-oriented reactions

  12. Define personality. Discuss the various methods of assessing personality

  13. Define psychology? Explain its nature and scope with reference to nursing

  14. Discuss endocrine system and its influence on development of behavior

  15. Define memory. Explain the types of memory with examples

  16. Define psychology. Explain the various methods in psychology

  17. What is motivation? Explain the theories of motivation

  18. Explain the theories of intelligence is measured

  19. Define personality. Explain the theories of personality

  20. What is defense mechanism? Explain any five defense mechanism

  21. Discuss the role of heredity and environment in the development of human behavior

  22. Define psychology. Explain the scope of psychology in relation to nursing

  23. Discuss the behavioral changes and psychological needs of different age groups and chronically ill individuals

  24. How does frustration and conflict cause stress? briefly discuss the types of conflict

  25. Our behavior is controlled by our nervous system. Discuss

  26. Discuss the meaning of perception and explain prescribe perceptual organization

  27. What is intelligence? How it is measured? Name few tests of intelligence

  28. Explain the concept of mental health. discuss the characteristics of a mentally healthy person

  29. How frustration and conflict causes stress? briefly discuss the types of  conflict and role of  a nurse in stress management

  30. Define learning. Bring out the laws of learning. And their implication in nursing

  31. Define Psychology. How does psychology differ from sociology, biology and psychiatry?

  32. Explain the concept of intelligence quotient. How intelligence is measured?

  33. What are the nature and causes of Individual differences?

  34. Critically examine the definitions of  psychology. Discuss the scope of psychology in relation to nursing

  35. Define emotion. Discuss the expression of emotion and the effect of emotion on the health of the individual

  36. Discuss the psychological needs of different age group and chronically ill individual

  37. What is ego defense mechanism? Illustrate any four with its purposes

  38. Define personality. Explain the nature and factors influencing the growth and development of personality of an individual

  39. Describe attention. Discuss the factors affect attention. What should be done to improve the accuracy of observation by a nurse?

  40. Explain the role of heredity and environment in causing individual differences

  41. What is forgetting? Explain forgetting during health and sickness

  42. Explain the characteristics of a mentally healthy person



  1. Introspection method
  2. Factors influencing attention

  3. Conflicts

  4. Emotions in sickness

  5. Constituents of personality

  6. Psychological needs of aged people

  7. Significance of individual differences

  8. Measurement of intelligence

  9. Characteristics of perception

  10. Characteristics of mentally healthy person

  11. Explain the steps of problem solving

  12. Explain varieties of attention

  13. Discuss individual differences

  14. Laws of learning

  15. Explain methods of improving memory

  16. Explain the factors affecting mental health

  17. What are the types of thinking

  18. Types of intelligence tests

  19. Define personality. Discuss the personality development

  20. Distinguish sensation and perception

  21. Explain learning by conditioning

  22. Concept of mental hygiene

  23. Define attitudes? Discuss the characteristics of attitude

  24. Explain types of reasoning

  25. Discuss the principles of perception

  26. Explain factors influencing attention

  27. Discuss tools of evaluation

  28. Types of memory

  29. Heredity and environment

  30. Trial and error learning

  31. Types of intelligence tests

  32. Stages of development in thinking

  33. Modification of attitudes

  34. Physiological changes during emotions

  35. Laws of learning

  36. Discuss measurement of emotions

  37. Describe types of conflicts

  38. Write about tools of evaluations

  39. What is extra sensory perception

  40. Explain trial and error learning

  41. What is forgetting? Explain the organic causes of forgetting

  42. Discuss the steps of problem solving

  43. Deductive reasoning processes

  44. What are habits? How are they formed

  45. Discuss the theories of forgetting

  46. Projective techniques

  47. Factors influencing perception

  48. Conditioning learning

  49. Explain the factors affecting mental health

  50. Uses of  psychology

  51. Principles of heredity

  52. Explain any two theories of emotion

  53. Discuss how thinking is developed

  54. Describe factors of perception

  55. Theories of intelligence

  56. Discuss the factors influencing creativity

  57. Scope of psychology

  58. Classify motives

  59. Measurement of attitudes

  60. Theories of emotions

  61. Define forgetting. Discuss biological causes of forgetting

  62. Define conflicts. Explain the types of  conflicts

  63. Observation method

  64. Explain the  physiological changes during emotions

  65. Concept of mental health

  66. Write a short note on ‘types of intelligence tests”

  67. Organization of perception

  68. Different ways to improve memory

  69. Briefly discuss various types of learning

  70. Heredity and environment

  71. Factors influencing attention and concentration

  72. Describe merits and demerits of experimental method

  73. Discuss twin and family studies in relation to development of behavior

  74. Enumerate theories of emotions

  75. Elaborate perceptual illusions

  76. What are the determinants of attention?

  77. Discuss Freud’s theory of psycho-sexual development

  78. Define creative thinking? Discuss stages of creative thinking

  79. Define attitudes? Name some characteristics of attitude

  80. What is problem solving? What role mental set plays in problem solving

  81. Experimental method

  82. Why psychology is regarded as sciences?

  83. What method would you use in studying the behavior of your patients.

  84. Distinguish between biological and social motives

  85. Analyse emotional experience and bring out its chief characteristics

  86. Write short notes of different types of intelligence tests

  87. Forgetting during sickness

  88. Errors in perception

  89. Social motives

  90. Self actualization

  91. Behavior

  92. Uses of personality assessment

  93. Hypersthesia

  94. Attitude in health and science

  95. Distribution of intelligence in the population

  96. Define memory

  97. Rationalization

  98. Hallucination

  99. Twins

  100. Discuss the causes of forgetting

  101. How attitudes are formed?

  102. Physiological drives that determine our daily behavior

  103. Methods of improving memory

  104. Nature of learning

  105. Principles of perception

  106. How does visual and auditory disorder effect learning?

  107. Explain the personality traits and nurse should develop

  108. Role of endocrine gland in determining behavior

  109. Factors influencing perception

  110. Describe abnormal sensations

  111. Uses of intelligence tests

  112. Forgetting during health and sickness

  113. Methods of assessing personality

  114. Discuss various conditions of learning

  115. Mention the  types of learning. What should be done to improve the accuracy of observation?

  116. Discuss the principles of heredity

  117. Observations method

  118. How knowledge of psychology helps nurse to adjust in profession?

  119. Possible hazards to the mental health of a growing individual

  120. Discuss the role of environment in causing individual difference

  121. Internal and external changes during emotion

  122. Role of a nurse in change in attitude of her patients

  123. Effect of acute illness on personality

  124. Factors influencing memory

  125. Laws of learning

  126. Abnormalities in sensory perception

  127. Observational method

  128. Self actualization

  129. Factors influencing personality

  130. Behavior and sickness

  131. Types of memory

  132. Modification of attitudes

  133. Distribution of intelligence

  134. Laws of learning




  1. Survey method
  2. Illusion

  3. Frustration

  4. Introvert

  5. Heredity

  6. Law of use and disuse

  7. Amnesia

  8. Attitude

  9. Mental hygiene

  10. Rationalization

  11. Aptitude test

  12. Introspection

  13. Conflict

  14. Rationalization

  15. Attitudes

  16. Define emotion

  17. Personality

  18. Transfer of learning

  19. Ivan Pavlov

  20. Social motives

  21. Principle of closure

  22. Errors in thinking

  23. Hallucination

  24. Motivation

  25. Self-actualization

  26. Id

  27. Reward and punishment

  28. Conflict

  29. Trail and error learning

  30. Intelligence

  31. Variables

  32. Psycho sexual stages of development

  33. Genius

  34. Uses of psychological tests

  35. Organization of perception

  36. Forgetting

  37. Hypothesis

  38. Chromosomes

  39. Aptitude tests

  40. Definition of motivation

  41. Survey method

  42. Emotions and health

  43. Span of attention

  44. Psychoanalysis

  45. Factors influencing perception

  46. Insightful learning

  47. Nature of attitude

  48. Levels of thinking

  49. Psychosocial development

  50. Types of conflict

  51. Introvert and extrovert

  52. Concept of I Q

  53. Attitude

  54. Super EGO

  55. Transfer of learning

  56. Sensation

  57. Steps of creativity

  58. Introspection

  59. Identical and Fraternal twins

  60. Projective Techniques

  61. Types of Intelligence

  62. Rating scales

  63. Frustration

  64. Attention

  65. Clinical Psychology

  66. Promotion of mental health

  67. Psychological needs of children

  68. Hypothesis

  69. Case-study method

  70. Extrovert

  71. Mental hygiene

  72. Id

  73. Reward and punishment

  74. Forgetting

  75. Rationalization

  76. Span of attention

  77. Sensory disorders

  78. Pure Psychology

  79. Naturalistic observation

  80. Emotional imbalance

  81. Principles of grouping

  82. Ponzo illusions

  83. Reinforcement

  84. Evaluation

  85. Types of reasoning

  86. Laws of learning

  87. Conflicts

  88. Verbal Test

  89. Define conflict

  90. What is sensory memory?

  91. Nature of attention

  92. Extra sensory perception

  93. Recitation method in memorizing

  94. Amnesia

  95. Significance of Individual differences

  96. Introspection method

  97. Abnormal psychology

  98. Division of attention

  99. Define conflict

  100. Personality

  101. Sensory disorders

  102. Drive reduction

  103. Individual difference in health and sickness

  104. Define the concept of mental health

  105. Define mechanisms

  106. Effective nursing

  107. Psychoneurosis

  108. Conflict in motives

  109. Mental retardation

  110. Neuro transmitters

  111. Trial and error method

  112. Adjustment mechanism

  113. Chromosomes

  114. List the branches of  psychology

  115. Performance test

  116. Constituents of personality

  117. Sensation

  118. Para psychology

  119. Division of attention

  120. Needs

  121. Conflicts

  122. Emotions

  123. Genes

  124. Intelligence quotient

  125. Frustration

  126. Memory

  127. Mental health 




1. Para Psychology.

2. Division of attention.

3. Needs.

4. Conflicts

5. Emotions

6. Genes

7. Intelligence quotent (IQ)

8. Frustration

9. Memory

10. Mental Health

11. Mental Retardation

12. Trial and Error method in learning

13. Adjustment mechanisms

14. Performance test

15. Constituents of personality/structure

16. Sensation

17. Fluctuation of attention

18. Types of thinking

19. Behaviour

20. Motivational cycle

21. Hallucination

22. Drive

23. Types of learning

24. Observation

25. Heredity

26. Insight

27. Perception

28. Pyscho sexual stages of development

29. Questionanzing

30. Super ego

31. Ego

32. Personality

33. ID

34. Mnemonies

35. Rationalization

36. Motive

37. Extra sensory perception

38. Case study

39. Motivation

40. Sublimation

41. Stress

42. Introspection

43. Thinking

44. Homeostasis

45. Psycho analysis

46. Individual difference

47. Intelligence

48. Tools of thinking

49. Types of conflict

50. Introvert and extrovert

51. Attitude

52. Aptitude

53. Transper of learning

54. Projection

55. James – Lange theory of emotion

56. Case history method

57. Errors in thinking

58. Educational psychology

59. Reasoning

60. Environment

61. Interview method

62. Abstract thinking

63. Maturation and learning

64. Survey method.

65. Span of attention

66. Psycho social development

67. Mental hygiene

68. Self actualization

69. Body mind relation

70. Steps involved in creating thinking

71. Illusion





1. observational method

2. Self actualization

3. Factors influencing personality

4. Behaviour and sickness

5. Types of memory

6. Insight theory of learning

7. Development and motivation of attitude

8. Distribution of intelligence

9. Laws of learning

10. Causes for individual differences

11. Internal and external changes during emotion

12. Factors influencing memory

13. Abnormalities in sensory perception

14. Projective tests or technique

15. Steps in creative thinking

16. Factors influencing perception

17. Uses of intelligence test

18. Types of attention

19. Theories of personality

20. Trial and error method of learning

21. Experimental method merits and demerits

22. Various types of learning

23. Explain the factors influencing the personality of individual

24. Different types of intelligence

25. Use of psychology in the field of nursing profession

26. Characteristics of mentally healthy person

27. Types of thinking

28. Heredity and environment

29. Theories of forgetting (interference, repressing, decay (fading) theory of forgetting.

30. James – Lange theory of emotion

31. Types of conflict

32. Factors affecting perception

33. Individual difference

34. Principles of perceptual organization

35. Types of personality

36. Meaning ‘I’ nature of attitude

37. Meaning ‘I’ types of transfer of learning

38. Factors influencing intelligence

39. What is stress and frustation

40. Explain the source of stress and frustation

41. Describe or explain internal or external change during emotions.

42. Methods of memorization

43. Laws of learning

44. Types of conflict

45. Trial and error theory of learning

46. Discuss the steps of problem solving

47. What is habit? How are they formed?

48. Types of intelligence test

49. Insightful learning

50. Methods to improve memory

51. Observational methods



1. Define psychology. Explain its nature and scope.

2. Define memory. Explain types of memory.

3. Define personality. Explain theories of personality

4. Explain the theories of intelligence

5. Explain the role of heredity and environment in causing individual differences

6. Explain the defense mechanism

7. Explain personality and define personality. Explain the nature and factors influencing role and development personality of an individual.

8. Discuss the psychological needs of different age group and chronically ill individual.

9. Explain theories of emotions.

10. Define learning and explain classical conditioning theory of learning.

11. Define personality.

12. Explain types of personality.

13. Explain measurement and assessment of personality.

14. What is motivation

15. Explain the theories of motivation

16. Define learning and explain methods of memorizing

17. Define perception. Explain the perceptual organization.

18. Define emotion. Describe theories of emotions.

19. Explain different types of personality.