Critical Issues in Clinical and Health Psychology

Author: Poul Rohleder
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1849207615
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This textbook gives a clear and thought-provoking introduction to the critical issues related to health, illness and disability in clinical and health psychology. Challenging some of the preconceptions of ill-health of the biomedical approach, the book explores how health and illness is often shaped by factors such as culture, poverty, gender and sexuality, and examines how these influences impact on the experience and treatment of physical and mental illness as well as disability. Students are introduced to literature from disciplines other than psychology to provide multiple perspectives on these complex issues.

12 Rules For Life

Author: Jordan B. Peterson
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641239842
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Der Nr.1-Bestseller aus den USA: Wie man in einer von Chaos und Irrsinn regierten Welt bei Verstand bleibt! Wie können wir in der modernen Welt überleben? Jordan B. Peterson beantwortet diese Frage humorvoll, überraschend und informativ. Er erklärt, warum wir Kinder beim Skateboarden alleine lassen sollten, welches grausame Schicksal diejenigen ereilt, die alles allzu schnell kritisieren und warum wir Katzen, die wir auf der Straße antreffen, immer streicheln sollten. Doch was bitte erklärt uns das Nervensystem eines Hummers über unsere Erfolgschancen im Leben? Und warum beteten die alten Ägypter die Fähigkeit zu genauer Beobachtung als höchste Gottheit an? Dr. Peterson diskutiert Begriffe wie Disziplin, Freiheit, Abenteuer und Verantwortung und kondensiert Wahrheit und Weisheit der Welt in 12 praktischen Lebensregeln. »12 Rules For Life« erschüttert die Grundannahmen von moderner Wissenschaft, Glauben und menschlicher Natur. Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben garantiert!

The Essentials of Clinical Health Psychology

Author: Paul Kennedy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047003260X
Format: PDF
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This selection of carefully chosen chapters from the prestigious Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology focus on the more practical issues that are of particular relevance to the busy practitioner. It is a well-referenced but practical resource, which provides an authoritative, up-to-date guide to empirically validated psychological interventions in health care. Informative and practical: a guide to action An authoritative, critical and evidence based synthesis of knowledge that will guide best practice Easy-to-use format intended for practitioners who want to ensure their practice is state-of-the-art

Klinische Psychologie

Author: Ronald J. Comer
Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag
ISBN: 9783827405920
Format: PDF, Docs
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Auf Anhieb ein Lehrbuchklassiker auch auf dem deutschen Markt, hat die erste Auflage von Comers Klinischer Psychologie sich als ebenso beliebte wie gewichtige PrA1/4fungslektA1/4re bei Studenten herumgesprochen. Die Neuauflage folgt den Aktualisierungen der amerikanischen Neuauflage vom Sommer 2000, ist aber spezifischer auf die deutschen StudiengAnge zugeschnitten - konzentrierter in der Darstellung, aber weiterhin zum BlAttern einladend. Noch immer ein dickes Buch, aber nun in Hardcover zum alten Softcoverpreis zu haben.

Handbook of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings

Author: Jerry J. Sweet
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780306435508
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Highlights the growth of the field (in terms of both roles and numbers) and the wide range of clinical and nonclinical services provided by psychologists in medical settings. The first half of the volume reviews the characteristics of the medical environment in general: the hospital itself, the poli

Qualitative Research in Clinical and Health Psychology

Author: Poul Rohleder
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137291052
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Why are qualitative methods so important to clinical and health psychology research? How do you decide which methods to use? Can you successfully combine qualitative and quantitative methods? Qualitative Research in Clinical and Health Psychology: - Features contributions from world-leading experts in the field; - Includes chapters on issues, methodologies and methods often overlooked in qualitative research books, including psychoanalytic methods and discussions of culture and language; - Uses a wealth of examples from research projects to show you how to apply the theory to real research. This comprehensive textbook is the ideal guide for anybody who wishes to develop their understanding of qualitative methods and to learn how to apply them in clinical and health psychology.

Critical Issues Developments and Trends in Professional Psychology

Author: John Regis McNamara
Publisher: Praeger Publishers
ISBN:
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This volume examines the crucial issues facing professional psychologists and psychotherapists today. The areas of professional functioning and interest, assessment and intervention provide the framework against which specific topics are presented: topics include the effectiveness of the scientist-practitioner model; social and ethical issues involving women in therapy; and practicalissues such as malpractice, role-playing, and therapy for sexual offenders against children.

Applied Topics in Health Psychology

Author: Marie Louise Caltabiano
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118314522
Format: PDF
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This selection of in-depth, critical and comprehensive chapters ontopical issues in applied health psychology features the work ofkey researchers and practitioners in the Australasian health systemand deals with both theoretical and methodological aspects of thesubject. The first health psychology text aimed specifically at regionalpostgraduate trainees Covers an array of topics and issues and focuses on appliedaspects of clinical health and health promotion Includes both specialized topics and new frontiers ofresearch Contextualizes health psychology teaching and learning forAustralasian students

Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology

Author: Susan Llewelyn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470869399
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology provides a comprehensive overview of the practice of clinical health psychology. It is primarily a well-referenced but practical resource, which provides an authoritative, up-to-date guide to empirically validated psychological interventions in health care. Each contributor provides a conceptual synthesis of the area, and how key models are related to formulation, service delivery and research. The book also considers contextual issues and the importance of topics such as ageism and power, which may have an impact on how health psychology is delivered by practitioners, and experienced by recipients of services. It also seeks to provide a summary of evidence concerning crucial aspects in the delivery of care, such as adherence, rehabilitation and stress. The biopsychosocial model is the major theoretical model underpinning all contributions, but use is also made of other models. * Informative and practical: a guide to action * An authoritative, critical and evidence based synthesis of knowledge that will guide best practice * Easy-to-use format intended for practitioners who want to ensure their practice is state-of-the-art

Clinical Psychology

Author: Paul Martin
Publisher: Macmillan Education AU
ISBN: 9780732940751
Format: PDF
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Text for students and practitioners describing the role of clinical psychologists and how their work differs from that of other health professionals. Discusses topics such as the way in which the practice of clinical psychology has evolved, and suggests future directions. gives details of assessment and interventions strategies and critical issues in service provision and provides examples of work such as completed assessment and treatment reports, and diaries of typical working weeks. Includes references and an index. Also available in hardback. Martin is professor of psychology at the University of New England. His other publications include 'Psychological Management of Chronic headaches. Birnbrauer teaches clinical psychology at Murdoch University.