Handbook of Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine
  • Handbook of Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine
  • Handbook of Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine

Handbook of Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine

by Jerry M. Suls
     
 

What psychological and environmental forces have an impact on health? How does behavior contribute to wellness or illness? This comprehensive volume answers these questions and others with a state-of-the-art overview of theory, research, and practice at the interface of psychology and health. Leading experts from multiple disciplines explore how health and health

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What psychological and environmental forces have an impact on health? How does behavior contribute to wellness or illness? This comprehensive volume answers these questions and others with a state-of-the-art overview of theory, research, and practice at the interface of psychology and health. Leading experts from multiple disciplines explore how health and health behaviors are shaped by a wide range of psychological processes and social-environmental factors. The book describes exemplary applications in the prevention and clinical management of today's most pressing health risks and diseases, including coronary heart disease, depression, diabetes, cancer, chronic pain, obesity, sleep disturbances, and smoking. Featuring succinct, accessible chapters on critical concepts and contemporary issues, the Handbook integrates psychological perspectives with cutting-edge work in preventive medicine, epidemiology, public health, genetics, nursing, and the social sciences.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606238950
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
08/25/2010
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.60(d)

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Table of Contents

I. Health Psychology in the Context of Medicine and Theory
1. The Great Debate on the Contribution of Behavioral Interventions, Robert M. Kaplan and Karina W. Davidson
2. The Biopsychosocial Model and the Use of Theory in Health Psychology, Jerry Suls, Tana Luger, and René Martin
II. Psychological Foundations of Health Psychology
3. Emotions and Stress, William R. Lovallo
4. Cognitive and Affective Influences on Health Decisions, Angela Fagerlin, Ellen Peters, Alan Schwartz, and Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher
5. Specifying the Determinants of People’s Health Beliefs and Health Behavior: How a Social Psychological Perspective Can Inform Initiatives to Promote Health, Marc T. Kiviniemi and Alexander J. Rothman
6. Clinical Psychology and Health Psychology: Toward an Integrated Perspective on Health, Perry M. Nicassio, Melanie A. Greenberg, and Sarosh J. Motivala
7. Contributions of Personality to Health Psychology, Howard S. Friedman and Margaret L. Kern
8. Anger, Anger Expression, and Health, Padmini Iyer, Maya Rom Korin, Laura Higginbotham, and Karina W. Davidson
9. Developmental Influences in Understanding Child and Adolescent Health Behaviors, Dawn K. Wilson, Sara St. George, and Nicole Zarrett
10. Adult Development, Aging, and Gerontology, Ilene C. Siegler, Karen Hooker, Hayden B. Bosworth, Merrill F. Elias, and Avron Spiro
11. Animal Models in Health Psychology Research, Daniel A. Nation, Neil Schneiderman, and Phillip M. McCabe
12. All Roads Lead to Psychoneuroimmunology, Christopher L. Coe
III. Contributions of Other Sciences to Health Psychology
13. Behavioral Epidemiology, Robert M. Kaplan
14. Depression and Illness, Madeline Li and Gary Rodin
15. Self-Direction toward Health: Overriding the Default American Lifestyle, John Mirowsky and Catherine E. Ross
16. How Genetics Will Change Medicine and Health Psychology, Jeanne McCaffery
17. Nursing Science and Psychological Phenomena, Diane Lauver, Rebecca West, and Jean E. Johnson
18. Medical Anthropology, William W. Dressler
19. Health Psychology Meets Health Economics, Yaniv Hanoch and Thomas Rice
20. The Evidence-Based Movement in Health Psychology, Maya Rom Korin, Robert M. Kaplan, and Karina W. Davidson
IV. Health Psychology, Public Health, and Prevention
21. Impacts of Being Uninsured, Dylan Habeeb Roby
22. Health Services Research, Alison Herrmann
23. Primary Care and Prevention, JoEllen Patterson, Joseph E. Scherger, and Ann Marie Smith
24. Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease, Gerdi Weidner and Friederike Kendel
25. The Role of Behavior in Cancer Prevention, Deborah Bowen and Ulrike Boehmer
26. Community HIV Preventive Interventions, María Luisa Zúñiga, Steffanie A. Strathdee, Estela Blanco, Jose L. Burgos, and Thomas L. Patterson
27. The Contribution of Health Psychology to the Advancement of Global Health, Brian Oldenburg, Maximilian de Courten, and Emma Frean
V. Health Psychology and the Medical Specialties
28. Cardiology, Manjunath Harlapur, Dennis Abraham, and Daichi Shimbo
29. The Management of Diabetes, Ian M. Kronish and Devin Mann
30. Sleep Medicine, Amy M. Sawyer and Terri E. Weaver
31. Psychosocial Interventions for Patients with Cancer, Michael A Diefenbach, Nihal E. Mohamed, Gina Turner, and Catherine S. Diefenbach
32. Pain and Painful Syndromes (Including Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia), David A. Williams
33. Coping with Chronic Illness, Austin S. Baldwin, Quinn D. Kellerman, and Alan J. Christensen
34. Managing the Obesity Epidemic, Lucy F. Faulconbridge and Thomas A. Wadden
35. Pharmacology and Behavior: The Case of Tobacco Dependence, Kenneth A. Perkins
36. Theory-Based Behavioral Interventions for Smoking Cessation: Efficacy, Processes, and Future Directions, Jonathan B. Bricker

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