Clinical Psychology

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Designed to give students a firm understanding of the basics of clinical psychology, this text bridges the gap between practicing clinicians and researchers. It stresses the importance of theory, quality research, prevention, assessment skills, and clinical abilities in interventions. The authors offer solid examples and provocative presentations of issues that engage students in lively and current clinical concerns.



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For Clinical Psychology courses.

Bridging the gap between practicing clinicians and researchers, this comprehensive introduction is designed to give students a firm understanding of the basics of clinical psychology. It stresses the importance of theory, quality research, prevention, assessment skills, and clinical abilities in interventions. The authors provide many examples and provocative presentations of issues that engage students in lively and current clinical concerns.



Inhalt

I. INTRODUCTION AND BASIC CONCEPTS.

 1. Clinical Psychology: Nature, History, and Neighboring Professions.
 2. Useful Ideas about People: Theoretical Perspectives.
 3. Helping Without Harming: Designs, Decisions, and Ethics.

II. ASSESSMENT, EVALUATION, AND RESEARCH: SKILLS AND ISSUES RELATED TO EFFECTIVE CLINICAL ENDEAVORS.

 4. Assessment and Testing: Tools for Gathering Information.
 5. Using Assessment Information: Interpretation and Communication.
 6. Being Accountable: Research and Evaluation.

III. CLINICAL WORK ACROSS THE LIFE-SPAN

 7. Introduction to Interventions: Psychotherapy and Counseling.
 8. Working with Children: Intervening Across Environments.
 9. Working with Adults: Seeking Effective Interventions with Individuals and Groups.
10. Working with Older Adults: Relating Interventions to Aging.
11. Taking the Body into Account: Health Psychology, Neuropsychology, and Medication.

IV. CLINICAL WORK IN BROADER CONTEXTS.

12. Forensic Psychology: Applying Psychology in the Legal System.
13. Working with Small Systems: Families and Couples.
14. Prevention: A Goal Throughout Interventions.
15. Working with Larger Systems: Organizations, Communities, and Societal Issues.
Epilogue.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Clinical Psychology
Autor
EAN
9780130871190
ISBN
978-0-13-087119-0
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber
Pearson Academic
Genre
Psychologie
Anzahl Seiten
561
Jahr
2001
Untertitel
Englisch
Auflage
4. A.
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