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The seventh edition of Health Psychology highlights health issues that face the college student and his or her family through both accessible research examples and profiles of interventions. It also highlights health issues relevant to the college student’s immediate and global environment with both accessible research examples and profiles of interventions. This edition contains clear descriptions on current research into the prevention, treatment, and causes (social, genetic, and biological) of health related disorders.
Shelley E. Taylor is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her Ph.D. in social psychology from Yale University. After a visiting professorship at Yale and assistant and associate professorships at Harvard University, she joined the faculty of UCLA in 1979. Her research interests are in health psychology, especially the factors that promote long-term psychological adjustment, and in social cognition. In the former capacity, she is the codirector of the Health Psychology program at UCLA. Professor Taylor is the recipient of a number of awards, most notably the American Psychological Association's Distinguished Scientific Contribution to Psychology Award, a 10-year Research Scientist Development Award from the National Institute of Mental Health, and an Outstanding Scientific Contribution Award in Health Psychology. She is the author of more than 200 publications in journals and books and is also the author of Social Cognition, Positive Illusions, and The Tending Instinct.
Part I Introduction to Health Psychology1 What is Health Psychology? 2 The Systems of the Body Part II Health Behavior and Primary Prevention 3 Health Behaviors 4 Health-Enhancing Behaviors 5 Health-Compromising Behaviors Part III Stress and Coping 6 Stress 7 Moderators of the Stress Experience Part IV The Patient in the Treatment Setting 8 Using Health Services 9 Patient-Provider Relations 10 Pain and Its Management Part V Management of Chronic and Terminal Illness 11 Management of Chronic Illness 12 Psychological Issues in Advancing and Terminal Illness 13 Heart Disease, Hypertension, Stroke, and Diabetes 14 Psychoneuroimmunology, AIDS, Cancer, and Arthritis Part VI Toward the Future 15 Health Psychology: Challenges for the Future Glossary References Indexes