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Health Psychology

Health Psychology - 6th edition

Health Psychology - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780073107264

ISBN10: 0073107263

Health Psychology by Shelley E Taylor - ISBN 9780073107264
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
International: No
Health Psychology by Shelley E Taylor - ISBN 9780073107264

ISBN13: 9780073107264

ISBN10: 0073107263

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 06

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The sixth edition of this trusted text continues to set the standard for the Health Psychology market. One of the foremost researchers in health psychology, author Shelley Taylor incorporates the latest research findings in the field; the result is a text that conveys the increasing sophistication and complexity of the connection between the mind and the body, in an accessible and exciting manner. The flexible organization and emphasis on many relevant areas of psychology make Health Psychology appropriate for courses in Health Psychology, Health and Human Behavior, and allied health and pre-med/pharmacy programs.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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. Health-Enhancing Behaviors
CHAPTER 5. Health-Compromising Behaviors

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. Pain and its Management

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 Diabetes
CHAPTER 14. Psychoneuroimmunology, AIDS, Cancer, and Arthritis

PART SIX. Toward the Future

CHAPTER 15. Health Psychology. Challenges for the Future