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APA Handbook of Clinical Psychology (2016)

APA handbook of clinical psychology: Roots and branches (Vol. 1). Norcross, John C [Ed];  VandenBos, Gary R [Ed];  Freedheim, Donald K [Ed];  Domenech Rodriguez, Melanie M [Ed] American Psychological Association http://proxy.lib.pacificu.edu:2048/login?url=http://ovidsp.ovid.com/ovidweb.cgi?T=JS&CSC=Y&NEWS=N&PAGE=fulltext&D=psbk&AN=2015-25524-000

APA handbook of clinical psychology: Theory and research (Vol. 2). Norcross, John C [Ed];  VandenBos, Gary R [Ed];  Freedheim, Donald K [Ed];  Olatunji, Bunmi O [Ed] American Psychological Association http://proxy.lib.pacificu.edu:2048/login?url=http://ovidsp.ovid.com/ovidweb.cgi?T=JS&CSC=Y&NEWS=N&PAGE=fulltext&D=psbk&AN=2015-25841-000

APA handbook of clinical psychology: Applications and methods (Vol. 3). Norcross, John C [Ed];  VandenBos, Gary R [Ed];  Freedheim, Donald K [Ed];  Krishnamurthy, Radhika [Ed] American Psychological Association http://proxy.lib.pacificu.edu:2048/login?url=http://ovidsp.ovid.com/ovidweb.cgi?T=JS&CSC=Y&NEWS=N&PAGE=fulltext&D=psbk&AN=2015-46203-000

APA handbook of clinical psychology: Psychopathology and health (Vol. 4). Norcross, John C [Ed];  VandenBos, Gary R [Ed];  Freedheim, Donald K [Ed];  Pole, Nnamdi [Ed] American Psychological Association http://proxy.lib.pacificu.edu:2048/login?url=http://ovidsp.ovid.com/ovidweb.cgi?T=JS&CSC=Y&NEWS=N&PAGE=fulltext&D=psbk&AN=2015-46204-000

APA handbook of clinical psychology: Education and profession (Vol. 5). Norcross, John C [Ed];  VandenBos, Gary R [Ed];  Freedheim, Donald K [Ed];  Campbell, Linda F [Ed] American Psychological Association http://proxy.lib.pacificu.edu:2048/login?url=http://ovidsp.ovid.com/ovidweb.cgi?T=JS&CSC=Y&NEWS=N&PAGE=fulltext&D=psbk&AN=2015-25842-000

Encyclopedia of Psychology

Kazdin, Alan E. (2000). APA

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Up to Date

If you have a health psychology use UptoDate to find evidence-based/current information on a disease or condition.  Examples include: brain injury, ocd, diabetes, obesity, eating disorders, autoimmune disease.

UpToDate is a practical clinical reference designed to provide quick access to synthesized medical information in an easy-to-use format. It is comprised of thousands of original topic reviews written by a recognized faculty of experts who each address a specific clinical issue and provide detailed recommendations.

Check out the Patient Information handouts.  They are especially useful in communicating with your client.