Psychologists' Desk Reference

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Gerald P. Koocher, John C. Norcross, Beverly A. Greene
OUP USA, Sep 19, 2013 - Medical - 812 pages
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Fully revised and expanded, this third edition of the Psychologists' Desk Reference includes several new chapters on emerging topics in psychology and incoporates updates from top clinicians and program directors in the field. This classic companion for mental health practioners presents an even larger variety of information required in daily practice in one easy-to-use resource. Covering the entire spectrum of practice issues-from diagnostic codes, practice guidelines, treatment principles, and report checklists, to insight and advice from today's most respected clinicians-this peerless reference gives fingertip access to the whole range of current knowledge. Ideal for use by all mental health professionals, the Desk Reference covers assessment and diagnosis, testing and psychometrics, treatment and psychotherapy, biology and pharmacotherapy, self-help resources, ethical and legal issues, forensic practice, financial and insurance matters, and prevention and cosultation. Chapters have been clearly written by master clinicians and include easy-to-read checklists and tables as well as helpful advice. Filled with information psychologists use everyday, the Psychologists' Desk Reference, Third Edition, will be the most important and widely used volume in the library of psychologists, social workers, and counsellors everywhere.
 

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Contents

PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING
93
INDIVIDUAL ADULT TREATMENT
155
COUPLES FAMILY AND GROUP TREATMENT
355
CHILD AND ADOLESCENT TREATMENT
409
BIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY
439
SELFHELP RESOURCES
501
ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES
527
FORENSIC PRACTICE
583
FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE MATTERS
621
PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
647
PREVENTION CONSULTATION AND SUPERVISION
709
Index
759
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Gerald P. Koocher is professor of psychology and dean of the college of science and health at DePaul University in Chicago.; John C. Norcross is Professor of Psychology and Distinguished University Fellow, University of Scranton; Beverly A. Greene is Professor of Psychology, St. John's University, New York.

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