Clinical Psychology in Singapore: An Asian Casebook
Publisher: NUS Press (February 29, 2016)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 7.3 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
This casebook is a unique resource, offering never before documented insights into the practices and principles of clinical psychologists within local mental health services in Singapore. The 20 fascinating chapters provide comprehensive coverage of the assessment, formulation and treatment for clients across the lifespan. It includes accounts of clients with common mental health problems such as depression and panic disorder, as well as more unusual problems like pyromania, exhibitionism and frontal-lobe epilepsy. The authors describe their successes and challenges and share how they grapple with tensions in the therapy room and with cultural and ethical issues. This casebook is an ideal complement to abnormal, counselling or clinical psychology courses. Features:* Case studies based on real Singaporean clients and families and authored by clinical psychologists and neuropsychologists working in Singapore.* In-depth coverage of cultural and contextual factors relating to eachcase.* Comprehensive case formulations and discussions in the context of the DSM-5 classification system.* Discussion questions at the end of each case study for individuals or groups to critically analyse issues relating to the case.* Fact boxes outlining interesting or unique information relating to each case.* Useful resources section on relevant organisations, websites and support groups for each case.