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Science and pseudoscience in clinical psychology

Author: Steven Jay Lynn; Steven Jay Lilienfeld; Jeffrey M Lohr
Publisher: New York [etc] : Guilford Press, 2003.
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Offering a rigorous examination of a variety of therapeutic, assessment and diagnostic techniques in clinical psychology, this book focuses on practices that are popular and influential but lack a  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Jay Lynn; Steven Jay Lilienfeld; Jeffrey M Lohr
ISBN: 1572308281 9781572308282
OCLC Number: 912276164
Description: XXII, 474 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Lilienfeld, Lynn, Lohr, Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology: Initial Thoughts, Reflections, and Considerations. Part 1: Controversies in Assessment and Diagnosis. Garb, Boyle, Understanding Why Some Clinicians Use Pseudoscientific Methods: Findings from Research on Clinical Judgment. Hunsley, Lee, Wood, Controversial and Questionable Assessment Techniques. McCann, Shindler, Hammond, The Science and Pseudoscience of Expert Testimony. Lilienfeld, Lynn, Dissociative Identity Disorder: Multiple Personalities, Multiple Controversies. Part 2: General Controversies in Psychotherapy. Garske, Anderson, Toward a Science of Psychotherapy Research: Present States and Evaluation. Singer, Nievod, New Age Therapies. Lynn, Lock, Loftus, Krackow, Lilienfeld, The Remembrance of Things Past: Problematic Memory Recovery Techniques in Psychotherapy. Part 3: Controversies in the Treatment of Specific Adult Disorders. Lohr, Hooke, Gist, Tolin, Novel and Controversial Treatments for Trauma-Related Stress Disorders. MacKillop, Lisman, Weinstein, Rosenbaum, Controversial Treatments for Alcoholism. Walach, Kirsch, Herbal Treatments and Antidepressant Medication: Similar Data, Divergent Conclusions. Part 4: Controversies in the Treatment of Specific Child Disorders. Waschbusch, Hill, Empirically Supported, Promising, and Unsupported Treatments for Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Romancyck, Arnstein, Soorya, Gillis, The Myriad Controversial Treatments for Autism: A Critical Evaluation of Efficacy. Part 5: Controversies Regarding Self-Help and the Media. Rosen, Glasgow, Moore, Self-Help Therapy: The Science and Business of Giving Psychology Away. Wilson, Commercializing Mental Health Issues: Entertainment, Advertising, and Psychological Advice. Lilienfeld, Lynn, Lohr, Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology: Concluding Thoughts and Constructive Remedies.
Responsibility: edited by Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, Jeffrey M. Lohr.


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This unique and timely book may avert the advent of the Dark Ages into which the discipline of psychotherapy seems to be heading. By clearly articulating the fundamental differences between 'science' Read more...

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