Today’s word of the day exercise is
This is a useful word for describing mental states. You want to be careful about not confusing it with psychiatry which relates to diseases of the mind, whereas psychology (like all -ology words) relates to the study or science of the mind.
Forms of the word
psychology: an uncountable noun meaning the study of the mind
psychologically: the adverb
psychologist: a person who is an expert in psychology.
Using the word
educational/social/individual: It is really a question of individual psychology how well people adapt to living in a foreign country.
child: Many schools now employ trained child psychologists to help them deal with the problems that their students are facing.
problem/disorder: Many common psychological problems are without question caused by the stress of modern-day life.
state/factor: One cannot ignore psychological factors such as how comfortable people feel in their work environment.
effect: Losing one’s job can have a psychological effect as well a financial impact.