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Clinical Psychology

Clinical Psychology
Science, Practice, and Diversity

Sixth Edition

February 2023 | 752 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
From award-winning author Andrew M. Pomerantz comes the Sixth 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. With a career-focused feature and the latest research findings in the field, the new edition of this best-selling text is an essential resource for students in the classroom and beyond.

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Part 1: Introducing Clinical Psychology
Chapter 1: Clinical Psychology
Chapter 2: Evolution of Clinical Psychology
Chapter 3: Current Controversies and Directions in Clinical Psychology
Chapter 4: Diversity and Cultural Issues in Clinical Psychology
Chapter 5: Ethical and Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology
Chapter 6: Conducting Research in Clinical Psychology
Part 2: Assessment
Chapter 7: Diagnosis and Classification Issues: DSM-5, DSM-5-TR, and More
Chapter 8: The Clinical Interview
Chapter 9: Intellectual and Neuropsychological Assessment
Chapter 10: Personality Assessment and Behavioral Assessment
Part 3: Psychotherapy
Chapter 11: General Issues in Psychotherapy
Chapter 12: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Chapter 13: Humanistic Psychotherapy
Chapter 14: Behavior Therapy
Chapter 15: Cognitive Psychotherapy and Mindfulness-Based Therapies
Chapter 16: Group and Family Therapy
Part 4: Special Topics
Chapter 17: Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Chapter 18: Health Psychology
Chapter 19: Forensic Psychology


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"Clinical Psychology: Science, Practice, and Diversity is a foundational textbook that addresses modern approaches to clinical psychology as well as its historical background."

Charles Resavy
Wilkes University

"The text is well written and integrates the features seamlessly, which helps keeps my students engaged."

Jennifer Webb
University of North Carolina – Charlotte