Category: Clinical Psychology

  • Death of a Parent: Transition to a New Adult Identity by Debra Umberson

    By Debra Umberson

    In the middle of the busiest years of our lives and careers, simply as many people are starting to confront our personal getting older, we're more likely to lose a parent--and as normal, even anticipated, as this sort of occasion will be, the reperscussions should be dramatic. This booklet units out in transparent and finished phrases what the dying of a father or mother capability to such a lot adults--how it in reality features as a turning aspect in our emotional, social, and private lives. Drawing on her personal groundbreaking learn, in-depth interviews, and knowledge accrued national, Debra Umberson explores the social and mental components that make certain how this significant loss will have an effect on us--as a private drawback or a chance for fit switch. Her e-book indicates how adults, faraway from the "finished" beings we're usually assumed to be, could be profoundly reworked by way of the loss of life of a parent--in ideals, habit, ambitions, experience of self--transformed in ways in which will proceed to impact us, for greater or worse, for the remainder of our lives. Debra Umberson is Professor and Chair of Sociology on the collage of Texas at Austin. She is the one pupil to have released regarding parental demise in maturity utilizing nationwide facts, and her resume comprises 36 released articles and chapters in prime educational journals and books on relatives and well-being themes. Dr. Umberson has got many awards. She received an award for her examine for demise of a father or mother from FIRST Award from the nationwide Institute on getting older. Umberson's most recent examine, that is additionally backed via the nationwide Institute of getting older, specializes in how marital caliber adjustments over the existence path. Umberson is at present serving as an elected officer of either the psychological overall healthiness part and the scientific Sociology portion of the yankee Sociological organization (the nationwide specialist organization of sociologists within the United States). She has served as deputy editor of the magazine of wellbeing and fitness and Social habit and affiliate editor of the magazine of relations matters. She is at the moment affiliate editor of magazine of Marriage and the kin.
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  • Intervenciones con apoyo empírico : herramienta fundamental by José Luis Ybarra Sagarduy, Luz Adriana Orozco Ramírez, Iveth

    By José Luis Ybarra Sagarduy, Luz Adriana Orozco Ramírez, Iveth Valencia Ortiz

    La diversidad de tratamientos psicológicos existentes en l. a. actualidad en las áreas de Psicología Clínica y de los angeles Salud exige un keep an eye on de calidad más estricto, es decir, de sus efectos. Asimismo, es incuestionable l. a. importancia del método científico, como medio idóneo para detectar los programas psicoterapéuticos más eficaces y efectivos y los mecanismos psicológicos a través de los que actúan. l. a. preocupación por fundamentar los angeles práctica profesional sobre l. a. evidencia empírica no es nueva y comenzó hace siglos, sólo que los angeles aparición de nuevos instrumentos, como el meta-análisis, ha posibilitado los angeles exertions de integración de las investigaciones empíricas sobre intervenciones psicológicas.
    En el 2005, l. a. APA crea un grupo de trabajo que establece los lineamientos de los angeles Psicología Clínica Basada en los angeles Evidencia (PCBE) cuyo imperative propósito es promover los angeles práctica psicológica efectiva y mejorar l. a. salud pública mediante l. a. aplicación de principios de evaluación psicológica, formulación de casos, relación terapéutica e intervención que cuenten con apoyo empírico. Las decisiones en el proceso clínico deben realizarse en colaboración con el paciente, con base en evidencia empírica relevante, y considerando los posibles costos y beneficios, así como las opciones y recursos disponibles. El presente libro tiene como objetivo presentar los angeles Psicología Clínica y de los angeles Salud Basada en l. a. Evidencia (PCBE) y describir aquellas intervenciones psicológicas que investigaciones recientes señalan como más eficaces, efectivas y eficientes en su aplicación a diversos problemas clínicos como trastorno de ansiedad, trastorno del estado de ánimo y trastornos de l. a. infancia y adolescencia, así como problemas de salud como el cáncer, diabetes, trastornos cardiovasculares y VIH/SIDA.

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  • The First Interview, Fourth Edition by James Morrison MD

    By James Morrison MD

    This depended on practitioner source and direction textual content is grounded in James Morrison's event with greater than 15,000 psychological well-being sufferers. Morrison presents an entire framework for interviewing grownup sufferers approximately their present indicators, own and family members background, psychological prestige, behavioral dangers, and different proper concerns. He deals information for choosing the easiest method for any medical scenario, construction rapport, overcoming universal demanding situations, and speaking findings. Appendices contain a close semistructured interview and a self-assessment device for interviewers, either with permission to photocopy. dealers additionally get entry to an online web page the place they could obtain and print the reproducible fabrics in a handy eight half" x eleven" size.

    New to This Edition
    *Revised all through for DSM-5.
    *Updated assets and recommended readings.
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  • Handbook of Social Psychology (Handbooks of Sociology and by John DeLamater, Amanda Ward

    By John DeLamater, Amanda Ward

    Social Psychology is a vital interdisciplinary box inside Sociology. Psychology, concentrating on tactics that ensue contained in the person and Sociology, targeting social collectives and social associations, come jointly in social psychology to discover the interface among the 2 fields. Social Psychology is the research of the way either intra-individual components and social interplay impact and are inspired by means of person habit. The center matters of social psychology contain: - the influence of 1 person on one other - the impression of a bunch on its person contributors - the impression of people at the teams during which they take part - the impression of 1 workforce on one other This successor to Social Psychology: Social views and Sociological views in Social Psychology expands on past handbooks in social psychology through together with contemporary advancements in concept and learn and gigantic insurance of significant theoretical views. an enormous reference paintings and a seminal textual content, it truly is crucial studying for sociologists and psychologists concerned with the examine of social psychology and people learning this box of analysis.
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