Psychological Assessment in Medical Settings

Psychological Assessment in Medical Settings

by Ronald H. Rozensky, Maria T. Caserta, Jerry J. Sweet, James M. Dod
     
 

This volume, the first to specifically address the function of psychologists as practitioners and scientists in medical settings, presents a range of approaches to assessment and diagnostic practice rather than a litany of specific tools, diseases, or diagnostic problems. The comprehensive discussion, augmented by 41 case studies, addresses the psychological

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This volume, the first to specifically address the function of psychologists as practitioners and scientists in medical settings, presents a range of approaches to assessment and diagnostic practice rather than a litany of specific tools, diseases, or diagnostic problems. The comprehensive discussion, augmented by 41 case studies, addresses the psychological assessment of patients and their families using traditional neuropsychological and psychological diagnostic tools in various topic areas and settings. The application of assessment to issues such as ethics and law, professional self-assessment and credentialling, and the communication of diagnostic findings is also discussed.

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Designed for practicing psychologists, interns, and graduate students who wish to develop diagnostic techniques and clinical assessment skills for successful practice in medical and surgical hospital settings. Discusses scientifically valid assessment approaches with 41 illustrative case studies. Sections deal with psychological assessment in various modes and circumstances, from psychological assessment of psychosomatic or somatoform disorders and presurgical assessment on various medical units, to emergency room evaluations and psychophysiolocal assessments. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306455513
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
07/31/1997
Series:
Nato Science Series B: (closed)
Edition description:
1997
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
0.88(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

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