Clinical Psychology A Modern Health Profession by Wolfgang Linden
by Wolfgang Linden (Author), Paul Hewitt (Author)
ISBN-10 : 0132397277
ISBN-13 : 9780132397278
Publisher :1st edition (March 14, 2011)
Introduces students to Clinical Psychology by portraying the field as a health profession that uses cognition, emotion and somatic principles to help understand, assess and modify health showcasing the field in its reality.
For undergraduate sophomore/junior level Clinical Psychology courses.
The authors approached the task as beginning with an appreciation for the problems that the profession needs to solve which makes it easy to relate to them as ‘real’. This book is distinct because it
Has a fresh approach to learning, encouraging problem solving rather than lecturing
Offers an international perspective
Views clinical psychology as an integrative health care profession and not just a mental health care field
Integrates social and biological bases of behavior
Presents material pertaining to the realities of being a clinical psychologist.