Handbook of the Psychology of Interviewing

Description
The interview is one of the most used methods within psychology, and effective interviewing skills can be one of the most useful qualities you can possess. This Handbook provides an authoritative text on the psychology of interviewing,reviewing diagnosis and assessment in several contexts, such as: social, medical, forensic and occupational.

Each chapter explores issues of methodology, theory,development and practice. Written in an easy-to-understand style it will be accessible to a range of practitioners including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, doctors and lawyers.

NEW PAPERBACK VERSION
- The first and only handbook on the psychology of interviewing.
- Professional guidance for anyone who needs interviewing skills -social workers,market researchers,therapists etc.
- Presents breath of knowledge by covering a wide range of interviewing techniques and contexts.
- Well-known editors,and a lead editor with extensive publishing experience.
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What strategies are needed to conduct a "good" interview?
How do you interview to detect deception?
What types of questions should be used with children with learning disabilities?

This authorative and accessible handbook will benefit professionals in a wide range of disciplines including clinical, social and forensic psychology, social work, medicine, counselling, statistics and law.

"This book is an impressive 'tour de force' of a subject which was previously picked up piecemeal by practitioners, despite its central role to much psychological and other areas of practice. The editors are pre-eminent in their knowledge of this area, and this is reflected in the comprehensive and effective presentation of diverse specialised areas within the general topic." Professor James Furnell

"Memom and Bull's Handbook is an invaluable resource for all those involved in interviewing whether as practitioners, teachers and trainers, or researchers. Given the interview's central place in so many professional activities, the Handbook's unique coverage will ensure it becomes essential reading for a wide range of specialist groups." Dr James McGuire

"...an indispensible collection of chapters on all facets of interviewing for both researchers and practitioners." Dr Dennis Howitt

Reviews

What strategies are needed to conduct a "good" interview?
How do you interview to detect deception?
What types of questions should be used with children with learning disabilities?

This authorative and accessible handbook will benefit professionals in a wide range of disciplines including clinical, social and forensic psychology, social work, medicine, counselling, statistics and law.

"This book is an impressive 'tour de force' of a subject which was previously picked up piecemeal by practitioners, despite its central role to much psychological and other areas of practice. The editors are pre-eminent in their knowledge of this area, and this is reflected in the comprehensive and effective presentation of diverse specialised areas within the general topic." Professor James Furnell

"Memom and Bull's Handbook is an invaluable resource for all those involved in interviewing whether as practitioners, teachers and trainers, or researchers. Given the interview's central place in so many professional activities, the Handbook's unique coverage will ensure it becomes essential reading for a wide range of specialist groups." Dr James McGuire

"...an indispensible collection of chapters on all facets of interviewing for both researchers and practitioners." Dr Dennis Howitt

Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: March 2001
  • English
  • 9780471498889
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 131.95 USD
  • Wiley
  • Readership: Professional and scholarly
  • Publish State: Published
  • Dimensions: 247.5 X 172 mm
  • Reference Code: 9780471498889