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Clinical Psychology

  • ID: 1758519
  • Book
  • 576 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Clinical Psychology is a graduate-level introduction to the field of clinical psychology. While most textbooks focus on either assessment, treatment, or research, this textbook covers all three together specifically for the introductory level graduate course.

Chapter coverage is diverse and contributors come from both PhD and PsyD programs and a variety of theoretical orientations. Chapter topics cover the major activities of the contemporary clinical psychologist with an introduction focusing on training models. The book has a mentoring style designed to highlight the relevance of the topics discussed to clinicians in training. Assessment and treatment chapters focus on evidence-based practice, comparing and contrasting different options, the basis for clinical choice between them, and efficacy of same. It will also introduce the business and ethical aspects of the clinical career that current introductory books do not include, such ethics in assessment, treatment, and research; third party payers; technological developments; dissemination of research findings; cross-cultural issues; and the future of the profession.

The text is designed for students in their first year of clinical psychology graduate training.

* Includes assessment, treatment, and practice issues

* Compares and contrasts different therapeutic styles

* Exemplifies practical application through case studies

* Focuses on evidence-based practice

* Orients future clinicians to contemporary issues facing psychological practices
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Chapter 1: Professional Psychology Education and Training: Models, Sequence, and Current Issues

Chapter 2: Ethics in Assessment, Treatment, and Research

Chapter 3: Assessment of Intelligence, Achievement and Adaptive Behavior

Chapter 4: Psychological Diagnosis

Chapter 5: Assessment of Personality

Chapter 6: Behavioral Assessment and Functional Analysis

Chapter 7: Clinical and Forensic Neuropsychology Assessment

Chapter 8: Psychodynamic and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Chapter 9: Interpersonal Psychotherapy

Chapter 10: Behavior Therapy and Behavior Analysis: Overview and Third Generation Perspectives

Chapter 11: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Breadth, Range, and Diversity

Chapter 12: Existential and Humanistic Psychotherapies

Chapter 13: Child, Family, and Couples Therapy

Chapter 14: Clinical Health Psychology

Chapter 15: Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy

Chapter 16: Empirically Suported Treatments and Comparative Psychotherapy Outcome Research

Chapter 17: Program Evaluation and Clinical Interventions

Chapter 18: Diversity Issues in Clinical Psychology

Chapter 19: Clinical Psychology Practice

Chapter 20: Dissemination of Research Findings

Chapter 21: The Future of the Profession
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Richard, David C.S.
Huprich, Steven K.
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