Social Psychological Foundations of Clinical Psychology (Google eBook)

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James E. Maddux, June Price Tangney
Guilford Press, Apr 14, 2011 - Psychology - 555 pages
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Uniquely integrative and authoritative, this volume explores how advances in social psychology can deepen understanding and improve treatment of clinical problems. The role of basic psychological processes in mental health and disorder is examined by leading experts in social, clinical, and counseling psychology. Chapters present cutting-edge research on self and identity, self-regulation, interpersonal processes, social cognition, and emotion. The volume identifies specific ways that social psychology concepts, findings, and research methods can inform clinical assessment and diagnosis, as well as the development of effective treatments. Compelling topics include the social psychology of help seeking, therapeutic change, and the therapist–client relationship.

  

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Contents

Chapter 1
3
Chapter 2
19
Chapter 3
36
Chapter 4
51
Chapter 5
71
Chapter 6
84
Chapter 7
114
Chapter 8
136
Chapter 17
312
Chapter 18
329
Chapter 19
349
Chapter 20
375
Chapter 21
395
Chapter 22
416
Chapter 23
431
Chapter 24
441

Chapter 9
157
Chapter 10
177
Chapter 11
195
Chapter 12
212
Chapter 13
229
Chapter 14
245
Chapter 15
272
Chapter 16
297
Chapter 25
461
Chapter 26
476
Chapter 27
497
Chapter 28
517
Author Index
525
Subject Index
543
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About the author (2011)

James E. Maddux, PhD, is University Professor of Psychology at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and former director of its clinical doctoral program. Dr. Maddux is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association's Divisions of General, Clinical, and Health Psychology. His major interest is the integration of theory and research from clinical, social, and health psychology. His research is concerned primarily with understanding the influence of beliefs about personal effectiveness and control on psychological adjustment and health-related behavior. June Price Tangney, PhD, is University Professor of Psychology at George Mason University. A Fellow of the American Psychological Association’s Division of Personality and Social Psychology and of the American Psychological Society, Dr. Tangney is Associate Editor of American Psychologist. Her research on the development and implications of moral emotions has been funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Science Foundation, and the John Templeton Foundation. Dr. Tangney's current work focuses on moral emotions among incarcerated offenders. A recipient of George Mason University’s Teaching Excellence Award, she strives to integrate service, teaching, and clinically relevant research in both the classroom and her lab.

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