Current Directions in Health Psychology / Edition 1

Current Directions in Health Psychology / Edition 1

by Association for Psychological Science (APS), Gregory Miller, Edith Chen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131551124

ISBN-13: 9780131551121

Pub. Date: 01/26/2005

Publisher: Pearson

Association for Psychological Science is dedicated to advancing psychology as a science-based discipline. APS members include the field's most respected researchers and educators representing the full range of topics within psychological science. The Society is widely recognized as a leading voice for the science of psychology in Washington, and is focused on

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Association for Psychological Science is dedicated to advancing psychology as a science-based discipline. APS members include the field's most respected researchers and educators representing the full range of topics within psychological science. The Society is widely recognized as a leading voice for the science of psychology in Washington, and is focused on increasing public understanding and use of the knowledge generated by psychological research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131551121
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/26/2005
Series:
Association for Psychological Science Readers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

PSYCHOSOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ANTECEDENTS OF DISEASE

Psychological Stress, Immunity and Upper Respiratory Infections, S. Cohen.

Depression and Mortality in the Elderly, R. Schultz, L. M. Martire, S. R. Beach and M. F. Scheier.

Is Laughter the Best Medicine? Humor, Laughter, and Physical Health, R. A. Martin.

Is Caregiving a Risk Factor for Illness? P. P. Vitaliano, H. M. Young and J. Zhang.

Employee Control and Occupational Stress, P. E. Spector.

Ethnicity-Related Sources of Stress and Their Effects on Well-Being, R. J. Contrada, R. D. Ashmore, M. L. Gary, E. Coups, J. D. Egeth, A. Sewell, K. Ewell, T. M. Goyal and V. Chasse.

Why Socioeconomic Status Affects the Health of Children: A Psychological Perspective, E. Chen.

HOW DO PSYCHOSOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS GET INSIDE THE BODY TO INFLUENCE HEALTH?

The Psychobiology of Stress, M. E. Kemeny.

The Role of Psychosocial Processes in Explaining the Gradient between Socioeconomic Status and Health, N. Adler and A. C. Snibbe.

Social Support, Physiological Processes, and Health, B. N. Uchino, D. Uno and J. Holt-Lunstad.

Animal Models Reveal the “Psych” in the Psychosomatics of Peptic Ulcers, J. B. Overmier and R. Murison. Psychoneuroimmunology, R. Ader.

Environmental and Behavioral Influences on Gene Activity, G. Gottlieb.

PSYCHOSOCIAL ADAPTATION TO MEDICAL ILLNESS
Health Stresses and Depressive Symptomatology in the Elderly: A Control-Process Approach, C. Wrosch, R. Schultz and J. Heckhausen.

Psychological Adjustment to Breast Cancer, B. Compas and L. Luecken.

Another Side to Caregiving: Negative Reactions to Being Helped, J. T. Newsom.

Illness and Satisfaction With Medical Care, J. A. Hall, D. L. Roter, and M. A. Milburn.

The Immune System as a Sensory System: Implications for Psychology, S. F. Maier and L. R. Watkins.

PSYCHOSOCIAL APPROACHES TO IMPROVE HEALTH AND MANAGE DISEASE

The Value of Stress-Management Interventions in Life-Threatening Medical Conditions, R. Lewis-Claar and J. A. Blumenthal.

Patient Adherence With Medical Treatment Regimens: An Interactive Approach, A. J. Christensen and J. A. Johnson.

Social-Cognitive Factors in Changing Health-Related, R. Schwarzer.

Why Young Men Drive Dangerously: Implications for Injury Prevention, V. Nell.

Pain: Biopsychosocial Mechanisms and Management, F. J. Keefe and C. R. France.

Are Pets a Healthy Pleasure? The Influence of Pets on Blood Pressure, K. Allen.

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