Introduction to Clinical Psychology

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Michael T. Nietzel
Prentice Hall, 2003 - Psychology - 639 pages
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Designed to provide a thorough survey of the field that is equally accessible to readers with a general interest as well as to those with professional aspirations, this book presents a scholarly portrayal of the history, content, professional functions, and the future of clinical psychology. Chapter topics cover various approaches to clinical psychology; assessment; interviewing, observation, and testing; clinical interventions; clinical child psychology; health psychology; clinical neuropsychology; forensic psychology; and professional issues. For anyone with an interest in clinical psychology—especially future clinical psychologists.

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Michael T. Nietzel, PhD, serves as Provost of the University of Kentucky. Dr. Neitzel's research and teaching interest focus on forensic psychology, jury behavior, origins of criminal behavior, and the evaluation of psychotherapy. He teaches graduate courses in psychotherapy and forensic psychology and is a frequent consultant to attorneys and law enforcement. Nietzel has assisted in jury selection for more than 50 death-penalty trials. He has published more than 75 articles, books, and book chapters, and is coauthor of various textbooks on clinical psychology, abnormal psychology, and psychology and the legal system.

DOUGLAS A. BERNSTEIN is Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Courtesy Professor of Psychology at the University of South Florida.

Milich of the University of Kentucky

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