The Social Psychology of Health: Essays and Readings / Edition 1by William David Marelich
Pub. Date: 01/01/2004
Publisher: SAGE Publications
The Social Psychology of Health: Essays and Readings provides an integrative approach to understanding health psychology using social psychological principles. It contains 26 readings grouped into five sections. The first section includes an overview of the multiple disciplines and perspectives that contribute to theory and research in health psychology and… See more details below
The Social Psychology of Health: Essays and Readings provides an integrative approach to understanding health psychology using social psychological principles. It contains 26 readings grouped into five sections. The first section includes an overview of the multiple disciplines and perspectives that contribute to theory and research in health psychology and behavioral medicine: psychology, sociology, epidemiology, and public health. The remaining four sections cover major topics within the field of health psychology, mirroring the major topical coverage of most introductory health psychology textbooks. This coverage ranges from health attitude change to the health-care setting, stress and coping and social relationships, and health policy.
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Table of Contents
PART I. SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF HEALTH: FOUNDATIONS
Essay I-1: Introduction to The Social Psychology of Health
Essay I-2: Health & Illness Seen Through Different Lenses
Overviews from Various Fields
1. Taylor, S.E. (1990). Health Psychology: The science & the field.
2. Brown, P. (1991). Themes in medical sociology
3. Mullan, F. (2000). Don Quixote, Machiavelli, & Robin Hood: Public health practice, past & present
4. Mac Donald, K.L., et al. (1985). Type A botulism from sautéed onions: Clinical & epidemiologic observations.
Cause-Effect & Health Status
5. Engel, G.L. (1977). The need for a new medical model: A challenge for biomedicine.
6. Conrad, P. (1975). The discovery of Hyperkinesis: Notes on the medicalization of deviant behavior.
7. Kaplan, R. M. (1990). Behavior as the central outcome in health care.
PART II. HEALTH ATTITUDE CHANGE
Essay II: Social Theory, Conforming, & the Change of Health Attitudes & Behaviors
Overview of Change Strategies
8. Marelich, W.D., & Rotheram-Borus, M.J. (1999). From individual to social change: The present & future directions of health interventions.
Individual & Group Change Models
9. Larson, E.B., et al. (1982). Do postcard reminders improve influenza vaccination compliance?
10. Wulfert, E., & Wan, C.K. (1993). Condom use: A self-efficacy model.
11. Hausenblas, H.A., Carron, A.V., & Mack, D.E. (1997). Application of the theories of reasoned action & planned behavior to exercise behavior: A meta-analysis.
12. Kelly, J.A., et al. (1991). HIV risk behavior reduction following interventions with key opinion leaders of population: An experimental analysis.
Designing Health Behavior Interventions
13. Rothman, A. J., et al.. (1999). The systematic influence of gain- & loss-framed messages on interest in & use of different types of health behavior.
PART III. THE HEALTH-CARE SETTING
Essay III: Health Care Settings & Their Social Dynamics
The Patient-Provider Interaction
14. Emerson, J.P. (1970). Behavior in private places: Sustaining definitions of reality in gynecological examinations.
15. Erger, J., et al. (2000). HIV health care provider/patient interaction: Observations of the process of providing antiretroviral treatment.
Setting Defining the Illness
16. Rosenhan, D.L. (1973). On being sane in insane places.
PART IV. STRESS, COPING, & SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS
Essay IV: The Process of Stress, Coping, & Empowerment
Stressful Life Events & the Structure of Coping
17. Rabkin, J.G., & Struening, E.L. (1976). Life events, stress, & illness.
18. Folkman, S., & Lazarus, R.S. (1980). An analysis of coping in a middle-aged community sample.
On Social Relationships & Health
19. House, J.S., Landis, K.R., & Umberson, D. (1988). Social relationships & health.
Personal Responsibility & the Empowered Patient
20. Langer, E.J., & Rodin, J. (1976). The effects of choice & enhanced personal responsibility for the aged: A field experiment in an institutional setting.
21. Marelich, W.D., et al. (2002). HIV/AIDS patient involvement in antiretroviral treatment decisions.
PART V. HEALTH POLICY & FUTURE PATHS
Essay V: Health Policy, Future Paths, & Concerns
Health Policy & Activism
22. Foreman, C.H. (1994). Institutions.
23. Wachter, R.M. (1992). AIDS, activism, & the politics of health.
Behavior Change & Ethics
24. Kipnis, D. (1994). Accounting for the use of behavior technologies in social psychology.
Looking to the Future of Health
25. Kaplan, R.M. (2000). Two pathways to prevention.
Of Future Concern: Bioterrorism, Health, & Social Response
26. Holloway, H.C., et al. (1997). The threat of biological weapons: Prophylaxis & mitigation of psychological & social consequences.
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