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Scientific Standards of Psychological Practice

Scientific Standards of Psychological Practice
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ISBN: 9781878978608
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Applied psychological research is worthless unless it is used in practice, but getting research information out to the practicing community is a real challenge. This book offers the beginnings of real change to the system of professional psychology. It is the first to examine standards of practice as a method of linking practical psychological work to contemporary scientific knowledge. The result of a national conference sponsored by the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology, these essays challenge the discipline to ensure that scientific knowledge is actually used by practitioners. Practice standards are being developed by the government, professional and scientific associations, and by the healthcare industry.


Robyn Dawes (Editor)
Robyn M. Dawes, PhD, is the Charles J. Queenan, Jr., University Professor of Psychology in the Department of Social and Decision Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Victoria M. Follette, PhD, is a foundation professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, and a clinical scientist specializing in interpersonal violence and body image problems.

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Kathleen Grady (Editor)
Kathleen E. Grady, Ph.D, is founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Behavioral Medicine in East Longmeadow, MA.

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Steven C. Hayes (Editor)
Steven C. Hayes, PhD, is Nevada Foundation Professor in the department of psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. An author of forty-one books and more than 575 scientific articles, he has shown in his research how language and thought leads... Read more

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