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Introduction to Clinical Psychology

8th Edition


  • Publication planned for: August 2019
  • availability: Not yet published - available from August 2019
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108705141

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  • Designed to provide a thorough survey of the field, Introduction to Clinical Psychology, 8th 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.

    • Fully updated for the 8th edition
    • 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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    Product details

    • Edition: 8th Edition
    • Publication planned for: August 2019
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108705141
    • dimensions: 276 x 216 mm
    • availability: Not yet published - available from August 2019
  • Table of Contents

    Section I. Basic Concepts:
    1. What is clinical psychology?
    2. Clinical psychology's past and present
    Section II. Assessment:
    3. Basic features of clinical assessment
    4. Interviewing and observation in clinical psychology
    5. Testing in clinical psychology
    Section 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
    Section IV. Some Clinical Specialties:
    11. Clinical child psychology
    12. Health psychology
    13. Clinical neuropsychology
    14. Forensic psychology
    Section V. The Future of Clinical Psychology:
    15. Professional issues in clinical psychology
    16. Getting into graduate school in clinical psychology
    Name index
    Subject index

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    Geoffrey P. Kramer, Douglas A. Bernstein, Vicky Phares

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    Geoffrey P. Kramer
    Geoffrey F. Kramer was Professor in the Psychology Department at West Shore Community College, USA.

    Douglas A. Bernstein
    Douglas A. Bernstein is Professor Emeritus at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Courtesy Professor of Psychology at the University of South Florida, USA.

    Vicky Phares
    Vicky Phares is Professor and former director of clinical training at the Department of Psychology at the University of South Florida, USA.

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