Home > Books > Nonverbal Behavior in Clinical Settings
Nonverbal Behavior in Clinical Settings
View PDF

Nonverbal Behavior in Clinical Settings

Publication Year: 2003
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Philippot, Pierre; Feldman, Robert S.; Coats, Erik J.
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-195-14109-2
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 84
  • Description
  • Details

This volume presents contemporary perspectives on the role of nonverbal behavior in psychological regulation, adaptation, and psychopathology. It includes both empirical and theoretical research that is central to our understanding of the reciprocal influences between nonverbal behavior, psychopathology, and therapeutic processes. Section I presents the nonverbal processes involved in emotion regulation in everyday life and in therapeutic intervention. Section II shows the relationships between nonverbal behavior and challenging negative life conditions. The last section examines nonverbal behavior in specific psychopathological disorders.

During the past 25 years, the study of nonverbal behavior has become a significant subarea of psychology. Employing a variety of approaches and encompassing numerous perspectives, researchers have made important theoretical and empirical strides in discovering the origins, functions, and consequences of nonverbal behavior. This research has clearly shown that nonverbal behavior plays a far greater role than merely reflecting emotional experience -- it also plays a central role in psychological adaptation.

This volume presents, in an integrated framework, contemporary perspectives on the role of nonverbal behavior in psychological regulation, adaptation, and psychopathology, and includes both empirical and theoretical research that is central to our understanding of the reciprocal influences between nonverbal behavior, psychopathology, and therapeutic processes. It has several objectives: One is to present fundamental theories and data relevant to researchers and clinicians working in such fields as psychopathology and psychotherapy. Another objective is to link contributions of basic research to clinical applications. Finally, the volume gathers contributions in different sub-fields that are rarely presented jointly, such as brain damage and non-verbal skills.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Philippot, Pierre; Feldman, Robert S.; Coats, Erik J.
  • ISBN: 978-0-195-14109-2
  • Specialty:
    Abnormal Psychology
    Clinical Psychology
    Cognitive Psychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 338
  • Illustrations: 19
  • Year: 2003
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 84

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
CAB Abstracts The most comprehensive database for applied life sciences, CAB Abstracts gives researchers instant access to over 8.4 million records, with over 360,000 abstracts added each year.
JOTM
Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR) A definitive resource for electronic information in the evidence based medicine movement that combines the most trusted resources into a single, fully-searchable database.
JOTM
Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology Helps practicing neurologists to improve patient care, stay abreast of advances in neurology, and develop lifelong, self-directed learning and critical thinking skills.
JOTM
Journal of Healthcare Management Offers timely articles that inform and guide executives, managers, educators, and researchers. It contains regular columns by experts and practitioners on trending topics.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2019
A practical, highly organized resource for clinicians in primary care, family medicine, emergency medicine, nursing, and pediatrics. Provides rapid access to guidance on diagnosis, treatment, medications, follow-up, and associated factors for more than 540 diseases and conditions.

Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice
This new edition of one of the premier references for geriatric nurses in hospital, long-term, and community settings delivers current guidelines, real-life case studies, and evidence-based protocols developed by master educators and practitioners.