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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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