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Counseling psychologists have a major role to play in medical settings; this book prepares them for that role.
This book is designed to appeal to both graduate students in counseling/health psychology and clinicians interested in learning more about working with medical populations. It covers topics ranging from pediatric health to pain management to life-threatening illnesses such as cancer and AIDS. Leaders in health psychology offer their expertise, reviewing current research and offering ideas for practice. The first editor lives in Seattle, the second in Tempe, Arizona; and the third in Chicago.
Disc. professional issues, areas of practice incl. chronic illness, pain, rehabilitation; special populations.
|Counseling Psychology in Health Care: An Introduction||1|
|1||Issues in Professional Identity||7|
|2||Training for Health Settings||30|
|3||Ethical Issues and the Health Care Setting||55|
|4||Working in Medical Settings: Diagnostic, Practice, and Professional Issues||77|
|5||Coronary Heart Disease: A Psychosocial Perspective on Assessment and Intervention||94|
|6||Chronic Illness: Promoting the Adjustment Process||137|
|7||Psychological Perspectives on Life-Threatening Illness: Cancer and AIDS||157|
|12||Health Counseling for Children and Adolescents in Medical Settings||281|
|13||Older Adults and Geriatrics||309|
|14||Women's Health Issues: A Focus on Infertility, Gynecological Cancer, and Menopause||330|
|15||Addressing the Needs of Diverse Racial/Ethnic Populations||356|
|16||Perspectives from Psychiatry||397|
|17||Spirituality, Health, and Science: The Coming Revival?||409|
|18||Future Directions and Current Debates: Where Do We Go Now That We're Here?||432|