The Emerging Role of Counseling Psychology in Health Care / Edition 1

The Emerging Role of Counseling Psychology in Health Care / Edition 1

by Cheryl N. Carmin
     
 

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

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393702682
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Series:
Professional Book Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
465
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Contributors
Counseling Psychology in Health Care: An Introduction1
1Issues in Professional Identity7
2Training for Health Settings30
3Ethical Issues and the Health Care Setting55
4Working in Medical Settings: Diagnostic, Practice, and Professional Issues77
5Coronary Heart Disease: A Psychosocial Perspective on Assessment and Intervention94
6Chronic Illness: Promoting the Adjustment Process137
7Psychological Perspectives on Life-Threatening Illness: Cancer and AIDS157
8Pain Management191
9Rehabilitation Medicine210
10Neuropsychology232
11Eating Disorders253
12Health Counseling for Children and Adolescents in Medical Settings281
13Older Adults and Geriatrics309
14Women's Health Issues: A Focus on Infertility, Gynecological Cancer, and Menopause330
15Addressing the Needs of Diverse Racial/Ethnic Populations356
16Perspectives from Psychiatry397
17Spirituality, Health, and Science: The Coming Revival?409
18Future Directions and Current Debates: Where Do We Go Now That We're Here?432
Index445

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