An Introduction to Health Psychology

Author: Val Morrison,Paul Bennett

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780130994080

Category: Clinical health psychology

Page: 619

View: 7924


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.

Health Psychology

Biological, Psychological, and Sociocultural Perspectives

Author: Margaret Snooks

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763743828

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 397

View: 9085


Health Sciences & Professions

Introduction to Health Psychology

Author: Val Morrison,Paul Bennett

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292003146

Category: Psychology

Page: 680

View: 7793


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.

Health Psychology: An Introduction to Behavior and Health

Author: Linda Brannon,Jess Feist

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495601322

Category: Psychology

Page: 592

View: 3468


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.

Introduction to Clinical Health Psychology

Author: Paul Bennett

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335230733

Category: Psychology

Page: 257

View: 3760


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 Health Psychology in Australia

Author: Val Morrison

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781488618192

Category: Clinical health psychology

Page: 618

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"Introduction to Health Psychology in Australia provides comprehensive and balanced coverage of health psychology from an Australian and international perspective. The text covers all mainstream health psychology topics – such as risk behaviour, stress and illness, family life and public health – with analyses and evaluations of contemporary issues such as cross-cultural dimensions of health and illness, biological systems, lifespan influences and the impact of illness on family carers. Following the approach that describing, predicting and intervening are the goals of health psychologists, the authors present issues, then introduce the theory and research evidence and assess the relevant interventions. Health promotion across the lifespan is discussed throughout the text"-- Publisher's summary.

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

View: 5255


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 Psychology for Health Carers

Author: Julia Russell

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748780747

Category: Medical

Page: 257

View: 7287


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.