9780131729674

Introduction to Clinical Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131729674

  • ISBN10:

    0131729675

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/23/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Designed to provide a thorough survey of the field that is equally accessible to readers with a general interest as well as to those with professional aspirations, this book presents a scholarly portrayal of the history, content, professional functions, and the future of clinical psychology.Chapter topics cover various approaches to clinical psychology; assessment; interviewing, observation, and testing; clinical interventions; clinical child psychology; health psychology; clinical neuropsychology; forensic psychology; and professional issues.For anyone with an interest in clinical psychologyespecially future clinical psychologists.

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts
What is Clinical Psychology?
Clinical Psychology's Past and Present
Assessment
Basic Features of Clinical Assessment
Interviewing and Observation in Clinical Psychology
Testing in Clinical Psychology
Clinical Interventions
Basic Features of Clinical Interventions
Psychodynamic and Humanistic Psychotherapies
Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral
Alternative Modes of Clinical Intervention
Research on Clinical Intervention
Some Clinical Specialties
Clinical Child Psychology
Health Psychology
Clinical Neuropsychology
Forensic Psychology
The Future of Clinical Psychology and Your Possible Place in It
Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology
Getting into Graduate School in Clinical Psychology
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