Handbook of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings: Evidence-Based Assessment and Intervention

Hardcover | July 2, 2014

EditorChristine M. Hunter, Christopher L. Hunter, Rodger Kessler

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Builds upon the Handbook of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings (1991), edited by Rozensky, Sweet, and Tovian.  Translates research into evidence-based practice recommendations that are geared to real-world patient assessment and treatment and creates practical, hands-on tools that clinicians can directly apply to patient care. This book builds on the excellent foundation provided in the earlier book by addressing areas of overlap and divergence in assessment and intervention skills used across medical settings. The book addresses areas of practice that are unique to various settings, such as understanding the medical culture and reimbursement issues that drive modern practice. In addition to providing a solid update of the evidence, the current book includes practical clinical advice for operationalizing and adapting the existing data to practical applications. In short, this book aims to maintain the strengths of the earlier volume and address the weaknesses of current handbooks.

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Builds upon the Handbook of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings (1991), edited by Rozensky, Sweet, and Tovian.  Translates research into evidence-based practice recommendations that are geared to real-world patient assessment and treatment and creates practical, hands-on tools that clinicians can directly apply to patient care. Thi...

Christopher L. Hunter, Ph.D., ABPP., is a clinical psychologist and head of the primary care psychology training program at the National Naval Medical Center. Specializing in primary psychological care for military personnel, he is a behavioral health consultant in two internal medicine clinics with more than 20 full-time primary care ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:450 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.9 inPublished:July 2, 2014Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387098151

ISBN - 13:9780387098159

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PART I. INTRODUCTION.- Chapter 1. The Medical System: Models of Care .- Chapter 2. Clinical Health Psychology: Future Directions and Opportunities .- PART II. PROFESSIONAL ISSUES.- Chapter 3. Core Competencies: How to Succeed in a Medical Setting.- Chapter 4. Ethics and the Law .- Chapter 5. Multidisciplinary Care .- PART III. PRACTICE ISSUES.- Chapter 6. Marketing of Behavioral Health Services.- Chapter 7. Quality Care and Cost Effectiveness: Balance in a Resource Constrained Environment.- Chapter 8. Billing and Reimbursement.- Chapter 9. Evidenced Based Practice: Quality Assurance, Research or Both?.- PART IV. POPULATION SPECIFIC CONSIDERATIONS.- Chapter 10. Cultural Competency: Language, Culture, Acculturation, and More.- Chapter 11. Pediatrics: Acute to Chronic Care .- Chapter 12. Adults: Prevention and Early Intervention.- Chapter 13. Special Issues in an Aging Population: From Retirement to Advanced Old Age.- Chapter 14. Practice in a Rural Setting.- PART V. MEDICAL SETTINGS.- Chapter 15. Primary Care: The Hub of the Spoke.- Chapter 16. Women's Health Across the Lifespan.- Chapter 17. Hospital-Based Consultation and Liaison Service.- Chapter 18. Internal Medicine and Endocrinology.- Chapter 19. Gastroenterology.- Chapter 20. Cardiology: Prevention, Management and Rehabilitation.- Chapter 21. Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine.- Chapter 22. Pain: Anesthesiology and Rheumatology.- Chapter 23. Oncology.- Chapter 24. Rehabilitation Programs: Orthopedic and Cognitive.- Chapter 25. Neurology and Neuropsychology.- Chapter 26. Surgery: Pre- and Postsurgical Services.- PART VI. FUTURE DIRECTION.- Chapter 27. Looking to the Future: Flexibility and Relevancy