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Clinical Psychology
Science, Practice, and Diversity

Sixth Edition
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March 2023 | 715 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
From award-winning author Andrew M. Pomerantz comes the Sixth Edition of Clinical Psychology: Science, Practice, and Diversity, providing students with an inclusive and culturally competent view of the vast world of clinical psychology. Through lively examples, robust scholarship, and a highly readable narrative, the author explores the key topics of clinical assessment, psychotherapy, and ethical and professional issues while also incorporating discussions of current controversies and specialized topics. With a career-focused feature and the latest research findings in the field, the new edition of this best-selling text is an essential resource for students in the classroom and beyond.

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Part 1: Introducing Clinical Psychology
 
Chapter 1: Clinical Psychology
 
Chapter 2: Evolution of Clinical Psychology
 
Chapter 3: Current Controversies and Directions in Clinical Psychology
 
Chapter 4: Diversity and Cultural Issues in Clinical Psychology
 
Chapter 5: Ethical and Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology
 
Chapter 6: Conducting Research in Clinical Psychology
 
Part 2: Assessment
 
Chapter 7: Diagnosis and Classification Issues: DSM-5, DSM-5-TR, and More
 
Chapter 8: The Clinical Interview
 
Chapter 9: Intellectual and Neuropsychological Assessment
 
Chapter 10: Personality Assessment and Behavioral Assessment
 
Part 3: Psychotherapy
 
Chapter 11: General Issues in Psychotherapy
 
Chapter 12: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
 
Chapter 13: Humanistic Psychotherapy
 
Chapter 14: Behavior Therapy
 
Chapter 15: Cognitive Psychotherapy and Mindfulness-Based Therapies
 
Chapter 16: Group and Family Therapy
 
Part 4: Special Topics
 
Chapter 17: Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
 
Chapter 18: Health Psychology
 
Chapter 19: Forensic Psychology
 
Glossary
 
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"Clinical Psychology: Science, Practice, and Diversity is a foundational textbook that addresses modern approaches to clinical psychology as well as its historical background."

Charles Resavy
Wilkes University

"The text is well written and integrates the features seamlessly, which helps keeps my students engaged."

Jennifer Webb
University of North Carolina – Charlotte
Key features
NEW TO THIS EDITION:
  • The new edition is available in SAGE Vantage, an intuitive learning platform that integrates quality SAGE textbook content with assignable multimedia activities and auto-graded assessments to drive student engagement and ensure accountability. Unparalleled in its ease of use and built for dynamic teaching and learning, Vantage offers customizable LMS integration and best-in-class support. Learn more.
  • More than 550 new references published in 2020, 2021, or 2022, ensuring extremely current coverage across all chapters. All 19 chapters feature new references, with at least 15 and as many as 80 in each chapter.
  • Enhanced and expanded diversity-related coverage, including research on diversity-related topics and more inclusive clinical examples, photos, and language.
  • New and expanded coverage of technology-related topics, including teletherapy, clinical interviews by videoconference, wearable/ambulatory assessment techniques, ethical issues involving social media and Google searches, and how socioeconomic status can affect equitable access to teletherapy.
  • Updated coverage of DSM, including the introduction of DSM-5-TR and the new disorder it introduced: prolonged grief disorder.
  • Well-curated coverage of COVID-related topics, to ensure that students appreciate the ways that research and practice in clinical psychology have been influenced by the pandemic.
  • Expanded coverage of current topics such as the transdiagnostic approach and the unified protocol, current models of psychopathology such as HiTOP and RDoC, and more.
  • Updated coverage of evidence-based therapy status, including “what works” for a wide range of therapy approaches according to the list maintained by APA Division 12 (Clinical Psychology) and other sources.
  • Updates to the unique end-of-chapter feature, Looking Toward Graduate School, which serves as a bridge between the topics in a particular chapter and graduate programs that offer further training or experience in those topics.
KEY FEATURES:
  • Content reflective of DSM-5 offers the most accurate and current coverage of the clinical psychology field.
  • A full chapter on cultural issues, culturally diverse clinical examples, and unique Considering Culture boxes encourage students to appreciate culturally relevant issues surrounding research, psychotherapy, assessment, and other topics.
  • Interviews with renowned experts in multicultural clinical work discuss cultural competence with a specific cultural group based on ethnicity, religion, gender, or sexual orientation. Experts include Melba Vasquez, Frederick Leong, Robert Williams, Monica McGoldrick, Joseph Trimble, Nadya Faoud, Kathleen Bieschke, Karen Haboush, and Lewis Schlosser.
  • In My Practice text boxes illustrate key concepts with stories from the author’s own clinical psychology practice.
  • Original In My Practice whiteboard videos accompanying In My Practice text boxes bring cases and stories to life.
  • Metaphorically Speaking boxes teach students about novel concepts by drawing parallels to concepts with which they are already familiar.
  • Denise in _____ Psychotherapy boxes illustrate how a fictional therapy client would be treated according to psychodynamic, humanistic, behavioral, cognitive, and group approaches.
  • Key Journals sections list important journals to which students can turn for more information on chapter-related topics.
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