Summary: The eighth edition of Health Psychology highlights health issues that face the college student and his or her family through both accessible research examples and profiles of interventions. It also highlights health issues relevant to the college student's immediate and global environment with both accessible research examples and profiles of interventions. This edition contains clear descriptions on current research into the prevention, treatment, and causes (social, genetic, and bi
Summary: The eighth edition of Health Psychology highlights health issues that face the college student and his or her family through both accessible research examples and profiles of interventions. It also highlights health issues relevant to the college student's immediate and global environment with both accessible research examples and profiles of interventions. This edition contains clear descriptions on current research into the prevention, treatment, and causes (social, genetic, and biological) of health related disorders. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:8TH 12 Cover: Hardback Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Year Published: 2012 International: No
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Table of Contents PREFACE PART ONE - INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY CHAPTER 1 - What Is Health Psychology? CHAPTER 2 - The Systems of the Body PART TWO - HEALTH BEHAVIOR AND PRIMARY PREVENTION CHAPTER 3 - Health Behaviors CHAPTER 4 - Specific Health-Related Behaviors CHAPTER 5 - Health-Compromising Behaviors: Alcoholism and Smoking PART THREE - STRESS AND COPING CHAPTER 6 - Stress CHAPTER 7 - Moderators of the Stress Experience PART FOUR - THE PATIENT IN THE TREATMENT SETTING CHAPTER 8 - Using Health Services CHAPTER 9 - Patient-Provider Relations CHAPTER 10 - The Management of Pain and Discomfort PART FIVE - MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC AND TERMINAL ILLNESS CHAPTER 11 - Management of Chronic Illness CHAPTER 12 - Psychological Issues in Advancing and Terminal Illness CHAPTER 13 - Heart Disease, Hypertension, Stroke, and Type II Diabetes CHAPTER 14 - Psychoneuroimmunology and Immune-Related Disorders PART SIX - TOWARD THE FUTURE CHAPTER 15 - Health Psychology: Challenges for the Future GLOSSARY REFERENCES CREDITS NAME INDEX SUBJECT INDEX
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