An Introduction to Health Psychology

Author: Val Morrison,Paul Bennett

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780130994080

Category: Clinical health psychology

Page: 619

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Covering health psychology, this text includes the topics: health inequalities; health risk behaviour; health enhancing behaviour; the body in health and illness; stress and illness moderators; managing stress; pain; and the impact of illness on patients and their families.

Introduction to Health Psychology in Australia

Author: Val Morrison,Paul Bennett,Phyllis Butow,Barbara Mullan,Kate White

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781442547612

Category: Clinical health psychology

Page: 618

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"Introduction to Health Psychology in Australia 2nd edition provides comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of health psychology from an Australian and international perspective. The text covers all mainstream health psychology topics including risk behavious, stress and illness, family life and public health. Health promotion is discussed throughout."--Back cover.

Health Psychology: An Introduction to Behavior and Health

Author: Linda Brannon,Jess Feist

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495601322

Category: Psychology

Page: 592

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For over 20 years, Brannon and Feist’s HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION TO BEHAVIOR AND HEALTH has remained a leader in the field of health psychology for its scholarship, strong and current research base, and balanced coverage of the cognitive, behavioral, and biological approaches to health psychology. Accessible and appealing to a wide-ranging student audience--including non-majors--this reader-friendly text has enjoyed enduring success. Instructors and students alike will appreciate the concise writing style, ample pedagogy, and visual program in this classic approach to the teaching and learning of health psychology. Now extensively updated to reflect the latest developments in the field, the new Seventh Edition features a stronger emphasis on diversity, additional information on complementary and alternative medicine, coverage of the latest research and cutting-edge technology, and new real-world examples selected for their interest and relevance to today’s students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Health Psychology

Biological, Psychological, and Sociocultural Perspectives

Author: Margaret Snooks

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763743828

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 397

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Health Sciences & Professions

Introduction to Health Psychology

Author: Val Morrison,Paul Bennett

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292003146

Category: Psychology

Page: 680

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This fourth edition retains the highly praised approach of previous editions, with each chapter providing an overview of the theory and research before moving on to explore applications and intervention practice. The primary goals of health psychologists are to describe, predict and then to intervene and this book continues to reflect that process.

An Introduction to Health Psychology

Author: Andrew Baum,Robert J. Gatchel,David S. Krantz

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

ISBN: 9780070229617

Category: Medical

Page: 493

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This text offers a multidisciplinary approach, covering the social, clinical and biological concerns around issues in health psychology. It presents a balanced treatment of the basic research, including applied issues, theory, assessment, treatment and biopsychological and clinical approaches. This edition includes: expanded coverage of the changing health environment; the growing importance of prevention; and updated coverage of cancer research and psycho-neuroimmunology.

Introduction to Clinical Health Psychology

Author: Paul Bennett

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335230733

Category: Psychology

Page: 257

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The book integrates psychological theory with the practice of health and clinical psychology in the hospital and in the broader context of health care. It considers both clinical interventions and those of a non-clinical nature that also impact on patients and health-care workers.

Introduction to Psychology for Health Carers

Author: Julia Russell

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748780747

Category: Medical

Page: 257

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This book provides an accessible introduction to psychological research and theory, relating these to healthcare experiences and practice. It explains how psychological theories can be used to interpret, explain and actively influence a student’s own experience of, and practice in, everyday contexts. The book includes student interviews to enhance applicability of examples offered.

Health Psychology

An Introduction to Behavior and Health

Author: Linda Brannon,Jess Feist

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 593

View: 330

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Part 1: FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY. 1. Introducing Health Psychology. 2. Conducting Health Research. 3. Seeking Health Care. 4. Adhering to Medical Advice. Part 2: STRESS, PAIN, AND COPING. 5. Defining and Measuring Stress. 6. Understanding Stress and Disease. 7. Understanding Pain. 8. Coping with Stress and Pain. Part 3: BEHAVIOR AND CHRONIC DISEASE. 9. Cardiovascular Disease. 10. Behavioral Factors in Cancer. 11. Living with Chronic Illness. Part 4: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH. 12. Preventing Injuries. 13. Smoking Tobacco. 14. Using Alcohol and Other Drugs. 15. Eating to Control Weight. 16. Exercising. Part 5: LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE. 17. Future Challenges.

Health Psychology

Author: Anthony Curtis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136841512

Category: Medical

Page: 206

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This simple and concise introduction to the psychology of health is the perfect text for students new to the area. Topics covered include health policy and epidemiology, genetic factors in disease, the experience of illness as a patient, beliefs and attitudes, stress, pain and healthy lifestyles.

Health Psychology

Theory and Practice

Author: Felicity Allen

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781864486599

Category: Psychology

Page: 344

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A comprehensive introduction to health psychology which covers both health enhancing and hazardous behaviours, as well as ways of encouraging people to improve their health.

Health Psychology, An Introduction to Behavior and Health

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1490266933

Category: Education

Page: 216

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Health Psychology, An Introduction to Behavior and Health. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Health Psychology

An Introduction to Behavior and Health

Author: Brannon/feist,Linda Brannon,Jess Feist

Publisher: Thomson

ISBN: 9780495130185

Category: Chronic diseases

Page: 615

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A sound, pragmatic understanding of the behaviours that affect health is presented in this study. It explains experimental design and critique studies and their findings and offers an increased emphasis on psychological interventions.

Health Psychology

Author: Ad A. Kaptein,John Weinman

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780631214427

Category: Psychology

Page: 440

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Health Psychology is a textbook providing students with a critical, thought-provoking introduction to this rapidly expanding discipline, covering health, illness and healthcare. A textbook giving a critical, thought-provoking introduction to the rapidly expanding discipline of health psychology. Written by some of the world’s leading health psychologists. Divided into three sections on Health and Illness Behavior, Process and Outcome in Illness, and Health Care Contexts and the Practice of Health Psychology. Each chapter stands alone as an overview of a particular area. At the same time, all of the contributions have been carefully edited to make the book fully cohesive and integrated. Includes an in-depth introduction by the editors to the field of health psychology and the volume as a whole. Supported by evidence from research studies drawn from around the world.