Clinical Psychology: Science, Practice, and Culture, Third Edition: DSM-5 Update

Clinical Psychology: Science, Practice, and Culture, Third Edition: DSM-5 Update

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a€œI love this book by Dr. Andrew Pomerantz.a€bHe presents alternative perspectives on many issues and by doing so helps readers learn from the dialectic or tension between these perspectives. This text is a great foundation for students who are interested in developing their identities as clinical psychologists.a€ a€”John Sommers-Flanagan, PhD, University of Montana, and co-author of Clinical Interviewing Featuring fully integrated coverage of the new DSM-5, this updated edition offers comprehensive coverage of the subfields of clinical psychology, including clinical assessment, psychotherapy, ethical and professional issues, current controversies, and specialized topics. Up-to-date references, including many from DSM-5 in 2012 and 2013, are featured. Through the creative use of metaphor, the author connects new concepts with concepts readers already know, making this an accessible text for all readers. In addition, the book provides balanced coverage of multiple clinical perspectives, a wide variety of clinical examples, and a unique focus on ethics and cultural diversity.In the late 1950s, only 14% of the U.S. population had ever received any kind of psychological treatment; by 2010, that number ... Todaya#39;s aspiring clinical psychologists have more choices than ever: the science/clinical balance of traditional PhD programs, PsyD ... Numerous specializations, including forensic psychology and health psychology (illustrated by the inclusion of increasing numbers of clinicalanbsp;...


Title:Clinical Psychology: Science, Practice, and Culture, Third Edition: DSM-5 Update
Author: Andrew M. Pomerantz
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2013-11-08
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