Elements of Applied Psychology

Overview

This breadth of professional and student audiences is reflected in the text, with major sections examining established areas of applied psychology combined with an acknowledgement of the ever developing new areas of study such as health psychology, psychology and law, and economic psychology.
Elements of Applied Psychology also gives an insight into the role of the psychologist working in each of these new areas, offering undergraduates an indication of the work which will be on...

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Overview

This breadth of professional and student audiences is reflected in the text, with major sections examining established areas of applied psychology combined with an acknowledgement of the ever developing new areas of study such as health psychology, psychology and law, and economic psychology.
Elements of Applied Psychology also gives an insight into the role of the psychologist working in each of these new areas, offering undergraduates an indication of the work which will be on offer to them and of the role which they will be expected to fulfill.
Undergraduate psychology courses have expanded rapidly over recent years. Simultaneously, the number of professional groups who incorporate elements of applied psychology in their work is growing all the time. Elements of Applied Psychology is the first text to investigate the pressures created by this increased interest, offering some insight into the factors which have influenced its pattern and direction.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783718651207
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/1/1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 386
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Contributors
1 Applied Psychology: Introduction and Background 1
2 The Child as Learner 23
3 The Teacher and The Learning Environment 55
4 Counselling Psychology 79
5 The Nature of Abnormal Behaviour 93
6 Assessment and Therapy in Clinical Psychology 115
7 Clinical Neuropsychology 133
8 Recruitment and Selection 153
9 Assessment and Appraisal 175
10 Organisational Psychology 189
11 Training 213
12 Applied Cognitive Psychology 241
13 Psychology and Information Technology 259
14 Economic Psychology: An Introduction to a New Interdisciplinary Field 279
15 Environmental Psychology 297
16 Health Psychology 321
17 Psychology and Law 337
18 Futures for Applied Psychology 359
Index 376
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