Introduction to Clinical Health Psychology / Edition 1

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Overview

"This book provides an introduction to the knowledge base, theory and the practice of health and clinical psychology, in the hospital and in the broader context of health care. Introduction to Clinical Health Psychology addresses the developing curriculum for health psychologists' professional training as well as the more established role of clinical psychologists. It provides essential reading for advanced undergraduates and postgraduates in this increasingly significant and expanding field."--BOOK JACKET.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780335204977
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 11/22/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 274
  • Sales rank: 1,013,627
  • Age range: 18 years
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. I Behavior, stress and health 1
1 Psychosocial correlates of health 3
2 Stress and health 22
Pt. II Understanding health-related behaviour 43
3 Health-related decision making 45
4 Health- and illness-related cognitions 63
Pt. III Applied health psychology 81
5 Hospital issues 83
6 Working in the hospital system 102
7 Health promotion 122
Pt. IV Clinical interventions 141
8 Psychological interventions 143
9 Assessment issues 163
10 Improving quality of life 184
11 Risk behaviour change 202
Notes 222
Glossary 223
References 226
Index 250
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