The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology includes well over 500 A-Z entries covering the main topics, key concepts, and influential figures in this field.
- Serves as a comprehensive reference with particular emphasis on the scientific basis of the field; philosophical and historical issues; cultural considerations; and conflicts and controversies
- Offers an historiographical overview, demonstrating how concepts have developed over time and the ways in which research influences practice
- Cites the best and most up-to-date scientific evidence for each topic and encourages readers to think critically when evaluating the validity of various scientific claims, theories, and techniques
- Available on Wiley Online Library with interactive cross-referencing links and powerful searching and browsing capabilities within the work, or as a five-volume print set
Robin L. Cautin is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Sacred Heart
University, U.S.A. She was formerly Professor of Psychology, Associate Provost,
and Dean of Undergraduate Education at Manhattanville College, U.S.A. Her research
focuses on the history of psychology, particularly clinical psychology, the
science-practice gap in clinical psychology, and misconceptions in abnormal
and clinical psychology. She is the author of many articles and chapters published
in peer-reviewed journals and books. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological
Association and the Eastern Psychological Association, and in 2008 she received
the Early Career Award from APA Division 26 (Society for the History of Psychology).
She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for the History of Psychology.
Scott O. Lilienfeld is Professor of Psychology at Emory University, U.S.A. He is founder and past editor of Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice, has been a member of more than fifteen journal editorial boards, and has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Abnormal Psychology and Applied and Preventive Psychology. His principal areas of interest are personality disorders, psychiatric classification and diagnosis, dissociative and anxiety disorders, and the science-practice gap in clinical psychology. He has published over 300 articles, book chapters, and books, including Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience (2013), Psychology: From Inquiry to Understanding (2010), and 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology: Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behavior (Wiley Blackwell, 2009). His work on psychological science and pseudoscience has been featured widely in print and on TV and radio. Dr. Lilienfeld is past-president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Clinical Psychology and president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy.