Extending Clinical Practice to Medicine
Psychology Department, Elmhurst College, USA
- Corresponding Author:
- Kathy Sexton-Radek
Professor, Psychology Department, Elmhurst College, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: May 04, 2012; Accepted date: July 13, 2012; Published date: July 16, 2012
Citation: Sexton-Radek K (2012) Extending Clinical Practice to Medicine. J Psychol Psychother S5:001. doi:10.4172/2161-0487.S5-001
Copyright: © 2012 Sexton-Radek K. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The following article is first in the series of articles of this Special Issue. The prominence of need and use of Psychological Services in Medicine is identified. Key studies highlighting the effectiveness of interventions by Medical Psychologists are explained. Comments regarding the utility of inclusion of Medical Psychology in Medicine, use of assessment and future directions are presented.