The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Psychology

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The exponential growth of clinical psychology since the late 1960s can be measured in part by the extensive-perhaps exhaustive-literature on the subject. This proliferation of writing has continued into the new century, and the field has come to be defined as much by its many topics as its many voices. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Psychology synthesizes these decades of literature in one extraordinary volume. Comprising chapters from the foremost scholars in clinical psychology, the handbook provides even and authoritative coverage of the research, practice, and policy factors that combine to form today's clinical psychology landscape. In addition to core sections on topics such as training, assessment, diagnosis, and intervention, the handbook includes valuable chapters devoted to new and emerging issues in the clinical field, including heath care reforms, cultural factors, and technological innovations and challenges. Each chapter offers a review of the most pertinent literature, outlining current issues and identifying possibilities for future research. Featuring two chapters by Editor David H. Barlow -- one on changes during his own 40-year odyssey in the field, the other projecting ten themes for the future of clinical psychology -- The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Psychology is a landmark publication that is sure to serve as the field's benchmark reference publication for years to come. It is an essential resource for students, clinicians, and researchers across the ever-growing clinical psychology community.Case Formulation: Definition and Elements Case formulation refers to the construction of an ... and relevant to the clienta#39;s concerns; and guides clinical decision-making during the course of treatment (Kendjelic aamp; Eells, 2007; Persons , 2006). ... Until recently, a common approach for cognitive therapists was to use general cognitive formulations of psychological disorders to inform treatment planning.


Title:The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Psychology
Author: David H. Barlow
Publisher:Oxford University Press (UK) - 2014-04-28
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