Introduction to Clinical Psychology

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/12/2013
  • Publisher: Pearson
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The most current research and approaches to clinical psychology .


Designed to provide a thorough survey of the field, Introduction to Clinical Psychology, 7/e is accessible to all types of 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.


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Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Understand the history, content, professional functions, and the future of clinical psychology.
  • Apply theoretical concepts to real-world clinical psychology.


Table of Contents

Section I: Basic Concepts

Chapter 1 What is Clinical Psychology?

Chapter 2 Clinical Psychology's Past and Present

Section II: Assessment

Chapter 3 Basic Features of Clinical Assessment

Chapter 4 Interviewing and Observation in Clinical Psychology

Chapter 5 Testing in Clinical Psychology

Section III: Clinical Interventions

Chapter 6 Basic Features of Clinical Interventions

Chapter 7 Psychodynamic and Humanistic Psychotherapies

Chapter 8 Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral

Chapter 9 Alternative Modes of Clinical Intervention

Chapter 10 Research on Clinical Intervention

Section IV: Some Clinical Specialties

Chapter 11 Clinical Child Psychology

Chapter 12 Health Psychology

Chapter 13 Clinical Neuropsychology

Chapter 14 Forensic Psychology

Section V: The Future of Clinical Psychology and Your Possible Place in It

Chapter 15 Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology

Chapter 16 Getting into Graduate School in Clinical Psychology

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