Bridging the gap between practicing clinicians and researchers, this comprehensive introduction is designed to provide a firm understanding of the basics of clinical psychology. It stresses the importance of theory, quality research, prevention, assessment skills and clinical abilities in interventions. The authors provide many examples and provocative presentations of issues that engages readers in lively and current clinical concerns.
The book provides an introduction to basic concepts, and details assessment, evaluation and research within clinical psychology as well as clinical work in forensics, psychopharmacology and more.
For individuals interested in broad-based introduction to clinical psychology.