Readings in Clinical Psychology illustrates the development of reliable and valid measures of behavior, and the skillful, expert use of modern statistical techniques for the analysis of data. These readings stress the importance of experimental and academic psychology as the basis of clinical psychology, and the need for behavioral research.
This book is organized into five parts encompassing 44 chapters, and begins with an introduction to the history and role of clinical psychology. The following parts are devoted to the measurement of individual differences, treatment techniques, psychometric and statistical considerations and, finally, diagnostic and research problems. The last parts include articles on children, neuroses, psychoses, brain damage, old age, animal behavior and drugs.
This book will prove useful to psychologists, social scientists, medical practitioners, and post-graduate applied psychology students.
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|Size: ||117.8 MB|
|Date published: || 2013|
|ISBN: ||9781483225906 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|