Highlights the growth of the field (in terms of both roles and numbers) and the wide range of clinical and nonclinical services provided by psychologists in medical settings. The first half of the volume reviews the characteristics of the medical environment in general: the hospital itself, the poli
I. Introduction.- 1 Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings: Past and Present.- 2 Psychology and the Health Care System: Characteristics and Transactions.- 3 The Structure and Authority of Hospitals.- II. Professional Issues.- 4 Educational Preparation and Clinical Training within a Medical Setting.- 5 Psychologists, Politics, and Hospitals.- 6 Professionalism in Medical Settings.- III. Practical Issues: Practice Management.- 7 Quality Assurance and the Clinical Health Psychologist: A Programmatic Approach.- 8 Arguments for the Financial Efficacy of Psychological Services in Health Care Settings.- 9 Marketing Psychological Services in Hospitals.- 10 Computers in Psychological Practice: Historical and Current Uses.- IV Practical Issues: General Clinical Issues.- 11 Critical Issues in Consultation and Liaison: Pediatrics.- 12 Critical Issues in Consultation and Liaison: Adults.- 13 Emerging Issues in Women's Health.- 14 Emerging Issues in the Care of the Elderly.- 15 Adherence to Self-Care Regimens: The Patient's Perspective.- V. Practical Issues: Research.- 16 Research in the Medical Setting: Implementing the Scientist-Practitioner Model.- VI. Templates for Program Development.- 17 Toward Program Development: An Integration of Science and Service in Medical Settings.- 18 Psychological Evaluation and Testing Services in Medical Settings.- 19 Development of an Eating-Disorder Program.- 20 Integration of Clinical Psychology into Adult and Pediatric Oncology Programs.- 21 Cardiovascular Disorders: Hypertension and Coronary Heart Disease.- 22 Psychological Components of Rehabilitation Programs for Brain-Injured and Spinal-Cord-Injured Patients.- 23 Chronic Pain: Psychological Assessment and Treatment.- 24 Program for Behavioral and Learning Disorders in Children.- 25 Development of a Program for Sleep Disorders.- 26 Diabetes: Clinical Issues and Management.- 27 Psychological Theory, Assessment, and Interventions for Adult and Childhood Asthma.- 28 Psychological Characteristics and Treatment of Patients with Gastrointestinal Disorders.- 29 Programs for the Treatment of Dental Disorders: Dental Anxiety and Temporomandibular Disorders.- 30 Integration of Clinical Psychology into Hemodialysis Programs.- 31 Psychosocial Services for Persons with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease.- VII. Future Directions.- 32 Challenge of the Future: Psychologists in Medical Settings.- Afterword.- About the Contributors.
Number Of Pages: 642
Published: April 1991
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8
Weight (kg): 1.62