Studying the Clinician: Judgement Research and Psychological Assessment / Edition 1

Studying the Clinician: Judgement Research and Psychological Assessment / Edition 1

by Howard N. Garb, Garb
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557984832

ISBN-13: 9781557984838

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: American Psychological Association

Mental health professionals make reliable and valid judgements for some tasks, but not for others. What are the cultural and cognitive biases that lead to inaccuracy? How can clinicians learn to recognize and manage the blind spots that lead to faculty diagnosis and treatment? This book provides a comprehensive empirical investigation of when biases are likely to

Overview

Mental health professionals make reliable and valid judgements for some tasks, but not for others. What are the cultural and cognitive biases that lead to inaccuracy? How can clinicians learn to recognize and manage the blind spots that lead to faculty diagnosis and treatment? This book provides a comprehensive empirical investigation of when biases are likely to occur and recommends the use of non-intuitive decision aids to assure the validity of clinical judgments. A must read for all helping professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557984838
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
333
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 10.29(h) x 1.11(d)

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