Health Psychology: An Introduction to Behavior and Health / Edition 8 by Linda Brannon, Jess Feist | | 9781133593072 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Health Psychology: An Introduction to Behavior and Health / Edition 8

Health Psychology: An Introduction to Behavior and Health / Edition 8

by Linda Brannon, Jess Feist
     
 

ISBN-10: 1133593070

ISBN-13: 9781133593072

Pub. Date: 02/22/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning


For over 20 years, HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION TO BEHAVIOR AND HEALTH has remained a leader in the field of health psychology for its scholarship, strong and current research base, and balanced coverage of the cognitive, behavioral, and biological approaches to health psychology. Accessible and appealing to a wide-range of readers, this classic book

Overview


For over 20 years, HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION TO BEHAVIOR AND HEALTH has remained a leader in the field of health psychology for its scholarship, strong and current research base, and balanced coverage of the cognitive, behavioral, and biological approaches to health psychology. Accessible and appealing to a wide-range of readers, this classic book features a concise writing style, ample pedagogy, and numerous visuals to support your learning and understanding. The Eighth Edition is updated to reflect the latest developments in the field, and includes many new real-world examples selected for their interest and relevance. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133593072
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/22/2013
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
65,056
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY. 1. Introducing Health Psychology. 2. Conducting Health Research. 3. Seeking and Receiving Health Care. 4. Adhering to Healthy Behavior. Part II: STRESS, PAIN, AND COPING. 5. Defining, Measuring, and Managing Stress. 6. Understanding Stress, Immunity and Disease. 7. Understanding and Managing Pain. 8. Considering Alternative Approaches. Part III: BEHAVIOR AND CHRONIC DISEASE. 9. Behavioral Factors in Cardiovascular Disease. 10. Behavioral Factors in Cancer. 11. Living With Chronic Illness. Part IV: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH. 12. Smoking Tobacco. 13. Using Alcohol and Other Drugs. 14. Eating and Weight. 15. Exercising. Part V: LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE. 16. Future Challenges. Glossary.

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