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Clinical Psychology - International Student Edition
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Clinical Psychology - International Student Edition
Science, Practice, and Diversity

Fifth Edition
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August 2019 | SAGE Publications, Inc
From award-winning author Andrew M. Pomerantz comes the Fifth edition of Clinical Psychology: Science, Practice, and Diversity, providing students with an inclusive and culturally competent view of the vast world of clinical psychology. Through lively examples, robust scholarship, and a highly readable narrative, the author explores the key topics of clinical assessment, psychotherapy, and ethical and professional issues while also incorporating discussions of current controversies and specialized topics. The Fifth edition includes a new career-focused feature, videos addressing ethical issues, and updates to the latest research findings in the field. The Fifth Edition of this best-selling book is an essential resource for students in the classroom and beyond.
 
Preface
 
About the Author
 
PART I. INTRODUCING CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
 
1. Clinical Psychology: Definition and Training
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

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
2. 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

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
3. Current Controversies in Clinical Psychology
Prescription Privileges

 
Evidence-Based Practice/Manualized Therapy

 
Overexpansion of Mental Disorders

 
Payment Methods: Third-Party Payment Versus Self-Payment

 
The Influence of Technology: Telepsychology and More

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms and Names

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
4. Diversity and 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 and Names

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
5. Ethical and Professional 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

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
6. 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 and Names

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
PART II. ASSESSMENT
 
7. Diagnosis and Classification Issues: DSM-5 and More
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

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
8. The Clinical Interview
The Interviewer

 
Components of the Interview

 
Pragmatics of the Interview

 
Types of Interviews

 
Cultural Components

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
9. Intellectual and Neuropsychological Assessment
Intelligence Testing

 
Achievement Testing

 
Neuropsychological Testing

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms and Names

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
10. Personality Assessment and Behavioral Assessment
Multimethod Assessment

 
Evidence-Based Assessment

 
Culturally Competent Assessment

 
Objective Personality Tests

 
Projective Personality Tests

 
Behavioral Assessment

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms and Names

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
PART III. PSYCHOTHERAPY
 
11. 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

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
12. Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Defining Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

 
Goal of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

 
Psychosexual Stages: Clinical Implications

 
More Contemporary Forms of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

 
How Well Does It Work?

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms and Names

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
13. Humanistic Psychotherapy
Humanistic Concepts: Clinical Implications

 
Goal of Humanistic Psychotherapy

 
Elements of Humanistic Psychotherapy

 
Reflection: An Important Therapist Response

 
Alternatives to Humanism

 
How Well Does It Work?

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms and Names

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
14. Behavior Therapy
Origins of Behavior Therapy

 
Goal of Behavior Therapy

 
Two Types of Conditioning

 
Techniques Based on Classical Conditioning

 
Techniques Based on Operant Conditioning

 
Alternatives to Behavior Therapy

 
How Well Does It Work?

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms and Names

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
15. Cognitive Psychotherapy and Mindfulness-Based Therapies
Goal of Cognitive Therapy

 
Two Approaches to Cognitive Therapy

 
Recent Applications of Cognitive Therapy

 
How Well Does It Work?

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms and Names

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
16. Group and Family Therapy
Group Therapy

 
Family Therapy

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms and Names

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
PART IV. SPECIAL TOPICS
 
17. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Psychological Issues of Childhood

 
Assessment of Children and Adolescents

 
Psychotherapy With Children and Adolescents

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms and Names

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
18. Health Psychology
Definitions: Health Psychology Versus Behavioral Medicine

 
Stress

 
Stress and Physical Illness

 
Stress and Coping

 
Social Support

 
Clinical Applications

 
A Trend in Health Psychology: Patient-Centered Medical Homes

 
Cultural Factors in Health Psychology

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms and Names

 
Critical Thinking Questions

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
19. Forensic Psychology
Definition and History

 
Forensic Activities of Clinical Psychologists

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms and Names

 
Critical Thinking Question

 
Looking Toward Graduate Programs

 
Key Journals

 
Student Study Site Resources

 
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Author Index
 
Subject Index

Supplements

Instructor Resource Site
edge.sagepub.com/pomerantz5e 

SAGE edge for instructors
 supports your teaching by making it easy to integrate quality content and create a rich learning environment for students with:
  • password-protected site for complete and protected access to all text-specific instructor resources;  
  • test banks that provide a diverse range of ready-to-use options that save you time. You can also easily edit any question and/or insert your own personalized questions;
  • original In My Practice whiteboard videos that breathe life into concepts via stories drawn from the author's own experience as a practicing clinician;
  • multimedia resources that direct students to videos and websites that help explain concepts and tools used by clinical psychologists, as well as resources for planning future careers as clinicians;
  • sample course syllabi for semester and quarter courses that provide suggested models for structuring your courses;
  • editable, chapter-specific PowerPoint® slides that offer complete flexibility for creating a multimedia presentation for your course;
  • exclusive access to full-text, influential SAGE journal articles, which have been carefully selected to tie important research and scholarship to chapter concepts; 
  • lecture notes that summarize key concepts by chapter to help you prepare for lectures and class discussions; and
  • a course cartridge for easy LMS integration.
Student Study Site

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SAGE edge for students
 enhances learning, it’s easy to use, and offers:

  • an open-access site that makes it easy for students to maximize their study time, anywhere, anytime;
  • eFlashcards that strengthen understanding of key terms and concepts;
  • eQuizzes that allow students to practice and assess how much they’ve learned and where they need to focus their attention;
  • original In My Practice whiteboard videos that breathe life into concepts via stories drawn from the author's own experience as a practicing clinician;
  • multimedia resources that direct students to videos and websites that help explain concepts and tools used by clinical psychologists, as well as resources for planning future careers as clinicians; and
  • exclusive access to influential SAGE journal and reference content that ties important research and scholarship to chapter concepts to strengthen learning.

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