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Development of applied clinical psychology in the information society

Development of applied clinical psychology in the information society

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Recieved: 02/12/2019

Accepted: 02/27/2019

Published: 04/30/2019

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DOI: 10.11621/npj.2019.0107

Keywords: applied psychology; psychotechnics; medical (clinical) psychology; information society; G. Munsterberg

Available online: 30.04.2019

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Burlakova Natalia S., Oleshkevich Valery I.. Development of applied clinical psychology in the information society. // National Psychological Journal 2019. 1. p.68-77. doi: 10.11621/npj.2019.0107

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Issue 1, 2019

Burlakova Natalia S. Lomonosov Moscow State University

Oleshkevich Valery I. Sukharev Scientific and Practical Centre for the Mental Health of Children and Adolescents


Background. The issue of the applied clinical psychology methodology is very relevant due to the considerable diversity and unsystematic review of modern research. There is a confusion of research works focused on the psychological explanation of mental disorders, statistically correlation studies, which provide links between various parameters, properties and characteristics based on a study of various clinical patient groups, and also incomplete works of applied research in clinical psychology.

The Objective of the paper is a theoretical and analytical study of the applied clinical psychology.

Design. The analysis of the current situation of applied clinical psychology is given, the prospects for development are studied and the forecasts of foreign researchers about the future of clinical psychology are performed. Particular attention is paid to the development opportunities of further methodology issues of applied clinical psychology founded by G. Munsterberg, its use in the design of a wide range of applications of psychology in modern medicine. The possibilities of developing applied medical psychology in the modern information society, the development of its new methods, analysis and subsequent tech-based approach are discussed.

Results. A wide array of applied clinical psychology opportunities related to the prospects of tech-based practical medicine and its organization is presented. The analysis of the problem field of applied clinical psychology brings out the need for system design of new applied psychological developments in medicine. Preliminary data show that a deeper systemic level of development can be associated with the applied cultural historical psychology in their design.


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Burlakova Natalia S., Oleshkevich Valery I.. Development of applied clinical psychology in the information society. // National Psychological Journal 2019. 1. p.68-77. doi: 10.11621/npj.2019.0107

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