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In this thoroughly revised new edition, with eleven new chapters and substantial updates to all others, Rowan Bayne and Gordon Jinks expertly combine the professional and academic aspects of applied psychology. The contributing authors, all experts in their field, provide authoritative and engaging overviews of their areas of expertise and an important range of perspectives. Applied Psychology: Research, Practice and New Directions, Second Edition is organized into three parts. The first part is a general context for applied psychology including a discussion of questions about evidence based practice. The second part discusses practice and training in a plethora of areas of applied psychology, including all of the traditional routes (for e.g. clinical, health and educational psychology) eight ‘relative newcomers’ to the field (for e.g. sport ...

Chapter 3: Beyond Evidence-Based Practice: Rethinking the Relationship between Research, Theory and Practice

Beyond Evidence-Based Practice: Rethinking the Relationship between Research, Theory and Practice
Beyond evidence-based practice: Rethinking the relationship between research, theory and practice
David J. HarperKenneth GannonMary Robinson
Introduction

One of the distinctive things about applied psychology is that its practitioners are engaged in intervening in the world in a variety of ways, providing: psychotherapy, health psychology programmes, educational support interventions and so on. However, on what ...

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