Designed to provide a thorough survey of the field, Introduction to Clinical Psychology, eighth edition, is accessible to advanced undergraduates as well as graduate students. This text presents a scholarly portrayal of the history, content, professional functions, and the future of clinical psychology. Extensive use of case material and real-world applications illustrates each theoretical approach. After reading this book, students will better understand clinical psychology as a field of professional practice and scientific research, and will be better able to apply theoretical concepts to real-world clinical cases.Read more
- Provides an introduction to ethical and professional standards of mental health professions, including licensing requirements
- Uses a wide range of case material
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- Edition: 8th Edition
- Date Published: August 2019
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781108705141
- length: 530 pages
- dimensions: 276 x 217 x 26 mm
- weight: 1.48kg
- availability: Not yet published - available from September 2019
Table of Contents
Part I. Basic Concepts:
1. What is clinical psychology?
2. Clinical psychology's past and present
Part II. Assessment:
3. Basic features of clinical assessment
4. Interviewing and observation in clinical psychology
5. Testing in clinical psychology
Part III. Clinical Interventions:
6. Basic features of clinical interventions
7. Psychodynamic and humanistic psychotherapies
8. Behavioral and cognitive-behavior psychotherapies
9. Other modes of clinical intervention
10. Research on clinical intervention
Part IV. Some Clinical Specialties:
11. Clinical child psychology
12. Health psychology
13. Clinical neuropsychology
14. Forensic psychology
Part V. The Future of Clinical Psychology:
15. Professional issues in clinical psychology
16. Getting into graduate school in clinical psychology
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