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Clinical Psychology A Modern Health Profession

ISBN-10: 0132397277

ISBN-13: 9780132397278

Edition: 2011

Authors: Wolfgang Linden, Paul L. Hewitt

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Introduces students#xA0;to Clinical Psychology by portraying the field as a health profession that uses cognition, emotion and somatic principles to help understand, assess and modify health showcasing the field in its reality. #xA0; For undergraduate sophomore/junior level Clinical Psychology courses. #xA0; The authors approached the task as beginning with an appreciation for the problems that the profession needs to solve which makes it easy to relate to them as #x18;real#x19;.#xA0;This book is distinct because it Has a fresh approach to learning, encouraging problem solving rather than lecturing Offers an international perspective Views clinical psychology as an integrative health care profession and not just a mental health care field Integrates social and biological bases of behavior Presents material pertaining to the realities of being a clinical psychologist.
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Book details

List price: $94.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 2/25/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.442

Douglas Llewellyn is Director of Science at the Rochester City School District, a professor of undergraduate and graduate level science education at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, a former middle school science teacher, and junior high school principal. He is a frequent guest speaker at local and national science conferences and has been involved with numerous National Science Foundation grants on systemic reform. nbsp;Douglas Llewellyn is Director of Science at the Rochester City School District, a professor of undergraduate and graduate level science education at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, a former middle school science teacher, and junior high school principal. He is a frequent guest speaker at local and national science conferences and has been involved with numerous National Science Foundation grants on systemic reform. nbsp;Wolfgang Linden grew up in Germany and received his first academic degree (Diplom-Psychologe) from the University of Muenster in 1975.nbsp; A year later, he began graduate studies at McGill University in Montreal and received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1981.nbsp; Following a position as Lecturer in Psychiatry at McGill University, he joined the Psychology Department at the University of British Columbia, Vanouver, where he is now a Full Professor in the Clinical Psychology Program.nbsp; His research interests span psychological factors in the etiology, treatment, and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease and cancer, eating disorders, and the translation of research findings into clinical practice.nbsp; He maintains a private practice and offers stress management workshops to companies, community groups, and out-patients.