Health Psychology: Theory, Research and Practice / Edition 2

Health Psychology: Theory, Research and Practice / Edition 2

by David F. Marks, Michael Murray, Brian Evans, Carla Willig
     
 

This Second Edition of the critically acclaimed, best-selling textbook retains all of the features of the first but with greater coverage and pedagogic focus than before. All chapters from the original edition have been substantially rewritten with the aim of greater clarity and provide updates of the latest research. Five new chapters have been added to reflect

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This Second Edition of the critically acclaimed, best-selling textbook retains all of the features of the first but with greater coverage and pedagogic focus than before. All chapters from the original edition have been substantially rewritten with the aim of greater clarity and provide updates of the latest research. Five new chapters have been added to reflect the expansion of health psychology and its increasing relevance to the world of health care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412903370
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 10.02(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY IN CONTEXT
Health Psychology as a New Field of Inquiry
The Macro-Social Environment and Health
Social Inequalities, Social Justice and Health
Culture and Health
Research Methods in Health Psychology
PART TWO: HEALTH BEHAVIOUR AND EXPERIENCE
Food and Eating
Alcohol and Drinking
Tobacco and Smoking
Sexual Behaviour and Experience
Exercise and Activity
PART THREE: ILLNESS EXPERIENCE AND HEALTH CARE
Illness Beliefs and Explanations
Illness and Personality
Stress and Coping
Communication
Messages and Meanings
Treatment Adherence and Patient Empowerment
Pain
Cancer and Chronic Illnesses
PART FOUR: HEALTH PROMOTION AND DISEASE PREVENTION
Immunization and Screening
Work and Health - Anna Kenyon
Health Promotion

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