Clinical Psychology Casebook Across the Lifespan

  • Carol C Choo
  • Roger C Ho

About this book


This edited book compiles multicultural clinical cases, illustrating clinical assessment, biopsychosocial formulation and evidence based therapy. It provides a description of therapy outcomes for diverse clients across the lifespan and looks at a plethora of clinical findings which include social and emotional learning, trauma, cognitive behaviour therapy and its interventions, therapeutic applications for imagery, family based treatment, cultural factors that present challenges to therapy, emotional literacy, managing peer expectations, self-harming behaviours, vocal tic disorder and its treatment, managing mental health with chronic illness in primary care, child sexual abuse and its impact, borderline personality disorder, schema-focused therapy and integrative therapy. The book also reviews relevant literature with clinical recommendations, and provides multicultural perspectives and insight into contemporary clinical approaches from experienced clinical supervisors and practitioners, who are also academics and educators in the field. This book includes contributions from both Singaporean and Australian authors, illustrating the multifaceted applications of clinical psychology in multi-cultural contexts. It analyses the emotional, cognitive, interpersonal and psychological development in people in early trajectory. With contributions from both academics and practitioners, the book illustrates practical applications of theories and concepts relevant to the practice of clinical psychology. The book is relevant for students, academics, researchers and practitioners. It also serves as a valuable resource for postgraduate clinical training. 


Clinical psychology Clinical psychology in multi-cultural contexts Australasian perspectives on clinical psychology Social and emotional learning in children Treatment of anorexia nervosa Borderline personality disorder Schema-focused therapy Cognitive behavioural therapy Child sexual abuse Neuropsychological testing Child trauma Family trauma Mental health

Editors and affiliations

  • Carol C Choo
    • 1
  • Roger C Ho
    • 2
  1. 1.James Cook UniversitySingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of MedicineNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

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