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Mind/Body Health : The Effects of Attitudes, Emotions, and Relationships

Mind/Body Health : The Effects of Attitudes, Emotions, and Relationships - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0321596420

Cover of Mind/Body Health : The Effects of Attitudes, Emotions, and Relationships 4TH 10 (ISBN 978-0321596420)
ISBN13: 978-0321596420
ISBN10: 0321596420

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2010
International: No

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Mind/Body Health : The Effects of Attitudes, Emotions, and Relationships - 4TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321596420

Karren, Hafen, Frandsen and Smith

ISBN13: 978-0321596420
ISBN10: 0321596420

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

Key Message: Detailing the latest scientific findings regarding the relationship between the mind and body, this text discusses how attitudes and emotions directly affect physical health and well-being. Written by an interdisciplinary team of authors, including a professional health educator who is deeply involved in Mind/Body research and is an MD/Internist who specializes in Mind/Body practices, this text details current global findings on the relationship between the mind, body, and health. The authors show that negative emotions such as anger, depression, and anxiety can adversely affect physical health while positive emotions such as humor and optimism can serve to improve health and increase longevity. Relationships between physical health and spirituality, attitude, medicine, and various social factors are explored. in each chapter, chapter-specific web resources, and streamlined content. Key Topics: Psychoneuroimmunology - The Mind/Body Connection, Coping With Stress,The Disease - Prone Personality, Anger, Hostility, and Health, Worry, Fear, and Health, Depression, Despair, Anxiety, and Health, Insomnia and Sleep Deprivation. Health Effects and Treatment, The Disease - Resistant Personality, Social support, Relationships, and Health, Loneliness and Health, Marriage and Health, Families and Health, Grief, Bereavement, and Health, The Healing Power of Spirituality, Faith and Religion,Forgiveness and Health, Altruism and Health, The Healing Power of Hope and Optimism, Explanatory Style and Health, Locus of Control, Self Esteem and Health, The Healing Power of Humor and Laughter, Nutrition and Mind/Body Health, Behavioral Medicine Treatment: Effects on Medical and Health Outcomes and Costs 23. Methods of Intervention Market:Intended for readers interested in gaining a basic knowledge of mind/body health.

Table of Contents

Preface I. THE MIND/BODY CONNECTION 1. Psychoneuroimmunology - The Mind/Body Connection 2. Coping With Stress II. PERSONALITY STYLES AND HEALTH 3. The Disease - Prone Personality 4. Anger, Hostility, and Health 5. Worry, Fear, and Health 6. Depression, Despair, Anxiety, and Health 7. Insomnia and Sleep Deprivation. Health Effects and Treatment 8. The Disease - Resistant Personality III. SOCIAL SUPPORT AND HEALTH 9. Social support, Relationships, and Health 10. Loneliness and Health 11. Marriage and Health 12. Families and Health 13. Grief, Bereavement, and Health IV. SPIRITUALITY AND HEALTH 14. The Healing Power of Spirituality, Faith and Religion 15. Forgiveness and Health 16. Altruism and Health 17. The Healing Power of Hope and Optimism V. PERCEPTION AND HEALTH 18. Explanatory Style and Health 19. Locus of Control, Self Esteem and Health 20. The Healing Power of Humor and Laughter 21. Nutrition and Mind/Body Health VI. TREATMENT INTERVENTIONS AND HEALTH OUTCOMES 22. Behavioral Medicine Treatment: Effects on Medical and Health Outcomes and Costs 23. Methods of Intervention Epilogue Appendix A. The Elements of Human Fulfillment Appendix B. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Name Index Subject Index