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Clinical Psychology Science, Practice, and Culture

ISBN-10: 1412977630
ISBN-13: 9781412977630
Edition: 2nd 2011
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Book details

List price: $112.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/8/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 568
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Andrew M. Pomerantz, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Clinical Adult Psychology Graduate Program at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses related to clinical psychology. He also maintains a part-time private practice of clinical psychology in St. Louis, MO. He earned his B. A. in psychology from Washington University in St. Louis, and his M. A. and Ph. D. in clinical psychology from Saint Louis University. He completed his predoctoral internship at Indiana University School of Medicine Psychology Training Consortium. He is the author of Clinical Psychology: Science, Practice, and Culture (Sage, 2008) and Psychological Assessment and Report Writing (with Karen Goldfinger; Sage, 2010). He has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Psychology, and has published articles in numerous professional journals including Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, Teaching of Psychology, Ethics & Behavior, and Training and Education in Professional Psychology. His primary research interests include psychotherapy and ethical/professional issues in clinical psychology. He served two terms as president of Psychotherapy Saint Louis and is a member of the American Psychological Association.

Preface
About the Author
Introducing Clinical Psychology
Defining Clinical Psychology
What is Clinical Psychology?
Education and Training in Clinical Psychology
Professional Activities and Employment Settings
How Are Clinical Psychologists Different From...
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
Evolution of Clinical Psychology
Origins of the Field
Early Pioneers
Lightner Witmer and the Creation of Clinical Psychology
Assessment
Psychotherapy
Development of the Profession
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
Current Controversies in Clinical Psychology
Prescription Privileges
Evidence-Based Treatments/Manualized Therapy
Payment Methods
The Influence of Technology
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
Cultural Issues in Clinical Psychology
The Rise of Multiculturalism in Clinical Psychology
Cultural Competence
Are We All Alike? Or All Different?
What Constitutes a Culture?
Training Psychologists in Cultural Issues
An Example of Culture Influencing the Clinical Context: The Parent-Child Relationship
Chapter Summary
Key Terms
Ethical Issues in Clinical Psychology
American Psychological Association Code of Ethics
Confidentiality
Informed Consent
Boundaries and Multiple Relationships
Competence
Ethics in Clinical Assessment
Ethics in Clinical Research
Contemporary Ethical Issues
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
Conducting Research in Clinical Psychology
Why Do Clinical Psychologists Do Research?
How Do Clinical Psychologists Do Research?
Ethical Issues in Research in Clinical Psychology
Chapter Summary
Key Terms
Assessment
Diagnosis and Classification Issues
Defining Normality and Abnormality
Diagnosis and Classification of Mental Disorders: A Brief History
Alternative Directions in Diagnosis and Classification
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
The Clinical Interview
The Interviewer
Components of the Interview
Pragmatics of the Interview
Types of Interviews
Cultural Components
Chapter Summary
Key Terms
Intellectual and Neuropsychological Assessment
Intelligence Testing
Achievement Testing
Neuropsychological Testing
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
Personality Assessment - Behavioral Assessment
Multimethod Assessment
Evidence-Based Assessment
Culturally Competent Assessment
Objective Personality Tests
Projective Personality Tests
Behavioral Assessment
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
Psychotherapy
General Issues in Psychotherapy
Does Psychotherapy Work?
Efficacy Versus Effectiveness of Psychotherapy
Which Type of Psychotherapy Is Best?
What Types of Psychotherapy Do Clinical Psychologists Practice?
Denise: A Fictional Client to Consider From Multiple Perspectives
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Defining Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Goal of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Psychosexual Stages: Clinical Implications
More Contemporary Forms of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Outcome Issues
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
Humanistic Psychotherapy
Humanistic Concepts: Clinical Implications
Goal of Humanistic Psychotherapy
Elements of Humanistic Psychotherapy
Reflection: An Important Therapist Response
Alternatives to Humanism
Outcome Issues
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
Behavioral Psychotherapy
Origins of Behavioral Psychotherapy
Goal of Behavioral Psychotherapy
Two Types of Conditioning
Techniques Based on Classical Conditioning
Techniques Based on Operant Conditioning
Alternatives to Behavior Therapy
Outcome Issues
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
Cognitive Psychotherapy
Goal of Cognitive Therapy
Two Approaches to Cognitive Therapy
Recent Applications of Cognitive Therapy
Outcome Issues
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
Group and Family Therapy
Group Therapy
Family Therapy
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
Special Topics
Clinical Child - Adolescent Psychology
Psychological Issues of Childhood
Assessment of Children and Adolescents
Psychotherapy With Children and Adolescents
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
Health Psychology
Definitions: Health Psychology Versus Behavioral Medicine
Stress
Stress and Physical Illness
Stress and Coping
Social Support
Clinical Applications
Cultural Factors in Health Psychology
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
Forensic Psychology
Definition and History
Forensic Activities of Clinical Psychologists
Chapter Summary
Key Terms and Names
Glossary
References
Photo Credits
Author Index
Subject Index

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