Comprehensive Clinical Psychology by A.S. Bellack, Michel Hersen

By A.S. Bellack, Michel Hersen

A multi-volume source on medical psychology.

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Albee (1970) proceeded to make himself very unpopular with his colleagues by speaking and writing about ªthe uncertain future of clinical psychologyº (he thought the same thing about the future of psychiatry). He suggested on a later occasion that since its clientele mostly consists of relatively well-to-do persons, insurance coverage of psychotherapy might represent a subsidy to the rich from the poor (Albee, 1979). 15 Special Education The physician and educator Maria Montessori (1870±1952) in Italy began her work by familiarizing herself deeply with the writings of J.

1977). Does including psychotherapy in health insurance represent a subsidy to the rich from the poor? American Psychologist, 32, 719±721. American Psychiatric Association (1980). ). Washington, DC: Author. Andreasen, N. C. (1988). Brain imaging applications in psychiatry. Science, 239, 1381±1388. , Baastrup, P. , & Schou, M. (1970). Lithium prophylaxis in recurrent affective disorders. British Journal of Psychiatry, 116, 604±614. , & Azrin, N. H.

Physician Robert Guthrie (1916±1995) developed a blood test for detecting phenylketonuria (PKU) in newborn babies, making possible a program of early dietary treatment to prevent mental retardation and associated behavior disorders in this Mendelian recessive condition. Geneticist Herbert A. Lubs (1969) published his findings on a ªmarker X chromosome,º later to be implicated in the discovery of the fragile-X syndrome, one of the most common genetic causes of mental retardation and various associated disabilities (de la Cruz, 1985).

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