Clinical Psychology in Action - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780723607298, 9781483183541

Clinical Psychology in Action

1st Edition

A Collection of Case Studies

Editors: Jenny West Penny Spinks
eBook ISBN: 9781483183541
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st June 1988
Page Count: 304
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Clinical Psychology in Action: A collection of case studies illustrates the range and diversity of modern clinical psychology practice, gives discussion material for students and practitioners of psychological therapy, and provides case materials for students of abnormal psychology. The book is composed of 5 sections. Part 1 deals in the field of adult mental health, particularly the elderly. Part 2 contains cases of children and adolescents and their families. The third part describes work with the mentally handicapped. Part 4 presents work by clinical psychologists in medical settings such as neurological, orthopedic, rehabilitation, surgical, medical and primary care settings. The last part describes developments in clinical psychology practice in the area of service development and organizational planning.
The book will be of value to clinical psychologists, students, and teachers of psychology.

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgments Contributors Part 1 Work in Adult Mental Health Settings Introduction 1 Barbara and Simon: Conjoint Cognitive Therapy in the Treatment of Depression 2 Susan: Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Bulimia 3 Mrs Ahmed: An Eclectic Approach to Psychotherapy 4 Mrs James: Treating Agoraphobia 5 Phil: A Shoplifter with Compulsive Problems 6 Norman: Convergence of Physical, Social and Psychological Problems 7 Carol: Stopping Smoking in a Group 8 A Social Skills Group: Five Years of Follow-up 9 Albert: Treatment of Fear of Fecal Incontinence 10 Mrs Edwards: The Interaction of Physical Illness and Family Pathology 11 Brian: Living with Schizophrenia in the Community 12 Lilac Ward: Staff Training in a Rehabilitation Setting Part 2 Working With Children and Adolescents Introduction 13 Tom: Sex Role and Expectations 14 Keith: The Custard Pie Phobic 15 Christopher: Support for a Dying Child and his Family 16 David Adams: Family Therapy Using a Systems Approach 17 Preparing Children for Painful Hospital Procedures: Action Research 18 Steven: Psychological Support to a Long-Term Social Services Client 19 Lulu: The Treatment of Chronic Solvent Abuse by an Adolescent 20 Charlotte: Therapy with an Adolescent Using a Personal Construct Approach 21 Katie: Trichotillomania in an Adolescent Girl Part 3 Working with People with Mental Handicaps Introduction 22 John: Treating Stereotyped Behaviors 23 Martin: Using Microelectronic Technology with a Profoundly and Multiply Handicapped Child 24 Mary: Progress in Socialization 25 Charles: Meeting Extraordinary Needs in an Ordinary House 26 Helping Molly and Her Family 27 Sex Education for People with Mental Handicaps: A Staff Training Package Part 4 Work in Medical Settings Introduction 28 Mr Watkins: Investigation of a Head In


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