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Clinical Psychology

Research and Developments, 1st Edition

By Helen Dent


342 pages

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Originally published in 1987, this book presents papers from the First Conference of European Clinical Psychologists, held at the University of Kent Canterbury in July of that year. It shows some of the most exciting and recent developments in research and innovations in professional practice from many European countries with an overall theme of the WHO strategy of ‘Health for all by the year 2000.’ The whole range of clinical psychology is covered, including: cognitive therapy, clinical psychology and WHO strategy, the mental health of ethnic minority groups, health psychology, care in the community, and many other topics. The book is likely to be of interest for anyone concerned with the recent history and policies in clinical psychology.

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Helen Dent Introduction Part 1 – World Health Organisation (WHO) Strategy: Health For All by the Year 2000 (HFA 2000). Part 2 – Health Psychology: WHO/HFA 2000 Target Four: By the year 2000 the average number of years that people live free from major disease and disability should be increased by at least 10% (1) General Health Psychology (2) Mental Health of Ethnic Minorities (3) Focus on Therapists (4) Focus on Therapy: Cognitive Aspects Part 3: Care in the Community: WHO/HFA 2000 Target Three: By the year 2000, disabled persons should have the physical , social and economic opportunities that allow at least for a socially and economically fulfilling and mentally creative life (1) Care in the Community: General Issues (2) Care in the Community: Chronic Psychiatry (3) Care in the Community: The Challenge of Ageing (4) Preparing Clients for the Community. Details of Contributors. Index.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Clinical Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / General
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health