Clinical Psychology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123742568, 9780080921419

Clinical Psychology

1st Edition

Assessment, Treatment, and Research

Editors: David Richard Steven Huprich
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123742568
eBook ISBN: 9780080921419
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 2nd September 2008
Page Count: 576
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This textbook is a graduate-level introduction to the field of clinical psychology. While most textbooks focus on either assessment, treatment, or research, this book covers all three together specifically for the introductory level graduate course. Chapter coverage is diverse and contributors come from both PhD and PsyD programs and a variety of theoretical orientations. Chapter topics cover the major activities of the contemporary clinical psychologist with an introduction focusing on training models.

The book has a mentoring style designed to highlight the relevance of the topics discussed to clinicians in training. Assessment and treatment chapters focus on evidence-based practice, comparing and contrasting different options, the basis for clinical choice between them, and efficacy of same.

It will also introduce business and ethical aspects of the clinical career that current introductory books do not include, such ethics in assesstment, treatment and research; third party payors; technological developments; dissemination of research findings; cross-cultural issues; and the future of the profession.

Key Features

  • Includes assessment, treatment, and practice issues

  • Compares and contrasts different therapeutic styles

  • Exemplifies practical application through case studies

  • Focuses on evidence-based practice

  • Orients future clinicians to contemporary issues facing psychological practices

Readership

Students in their first year of clinical psychology graduate training.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Professional Psychology Education and Training: Models, Sequence, and Current Issues

Chapter 2: Ethics in Assessment, Treatment, and Research

Chapter 3: Assessment of Intelligence, Achievement and Adaptive Behavior

Chapter 4: Psychological Diagnosis

Chapter 5: Assessment of Personality

Chapter 6: Behavioral Assessment and Functional Analysis

Chapter 7: Clinical and Forensic Neuropsychology Assessment

Chapter 8: Psychodynamic and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Chapter 9: Interpersonal Psychotherapy

Chapter 10: Behavior Therapy and Behavior Analysis: Overview and Third Generation Perspectives

Chapter 11: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Breadth, Range, and Diversity

Chapter 12: Existential and Humanistic Psychotherapies

Chapter 13: Child, Family, and Couples Therapy

Chapter 14: Clinical Health Psychology

Chapter 15: Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy

Chapter 16: Empirically Suported Treatments and Comparative Psychotherapy Outcome Research

Chapter 17: Program Evaluation and Clinical Interventions

Chapter 18: Diversity Issues in Clinical Psychology

Chapter 19: Clinical Psychology Practice

Chapter 20: Dissemination of Research Findings

Chapter 21: The Future of the Profession

Details

No. of pages:
576
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080921419
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123742568

About the Editor

David Richard

Affiliations and Expertise

Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, USA

Steven Huprich

Affiliations and Expertise

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, USA

Reviews

This textbook is a graduate-level introduction to the field of clinical psychology. While most textbooks focus on either assessment, treatment, or research, this book covers all three together specifically for the introductory level graduate course. Chapter coverage is diverse and contributors come from both PhD and PsyD programs and a variety of theoretical orientations. Chapter topics cover the major activities of the contemporary clinical psychologist with an introduction focusing on training models. The book has a mentoring style designed to highlight the relevance of the topics discussed to clinicians in training. Assessment and treatment chapters focus on evidence-based practice, comparing and contrasting different options, the basis for clinical choice between them, and efficacy of same. It will also introduce business and ethical aspects of the clinical career that current introductory books do not include, such ethics in assesstment, treatment and research; third party payors; technological developments; dissemination of research findings; cross-cultural issues; and the future of the profession.