16. The Role of the Psychologist in a Medical Setting

The Interdisciplinary Team Approach

  1. Stephen F. Davis3,
  2. Peter J. Giordano4 and
  3. Carolyn A. Licht5
  1. Natalie N. Humphrey1 and
  2. Ezer Kang2

Published Online: 8 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315929.ch16

Your Career in Psychology: Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work

Your Career in Psychology: Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work

How to Cite

Humphrey, N. N. and Kang, E. (2009) The Role of the Psychologist in a Medical Setting, in Your Career in Psychology: Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work (eds S. F. Davis, P. J. Giordano and C. A. Licht), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315929.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Morningside College, USA

  2. 4

    Belmont University, USA

  3. 5

    Columbia University Medical Center at Harlem Hospital, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Harlem Hospital, USA

  2. 2

    Columbia University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179423

Online ISBN: 9781444315929

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Keywords:

  • psychologist;
  • training;
  • interview;
  • Family Care Center (FCC);
  • staff;
  • patients

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Typical Day in a Medical Setting

  • Preparation for a Career in a Medical Setting

  • Pitfalls of Working in an Interdisciplinary Medical Setting

  • How to Deal with the Pitfalls

  • Conclusion

  • References