Total Health Promotion: Mental Health, Rational Fields and the Quest for Autonomy / Edition 1

Total Health Promotion: Mental Health, Rational Fields and the Quest for Autonomy / Edition 1

by David Seedhouse
     
 

ISBN-10: 047149013X

ISBN-13: 9780471490135

Pub. Date: 10/18/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Physical health is continually affected by the mind. Positive thinking, learning to deal with anger and malice, and being a part of creative social networks can extend life and lessen our chances of becoming ill. But despite overwhelming scientific evidence that mind and body are integrally related, health promotion is split into separate specialisms: mental

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Overview

Physical health is continually affected by the mind. Positive thinking, learning to deal with anger and malice, and being a part of creative social networks can extend life and lessen our chances of becoming ill. But despite overwhelming scientific evidence that mind and body are integrally related, health promotion is split into separate specialisms: mental health promotion, exercise and nutrition, social health promotion, health education and many other categories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471490135
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/18/2002
Pages:
170
Product dimensions:
6.59(w) x 9.74(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

PART ONE: FILING REALITY.

Beyond-the-Evidence.

Psychiatry's Alchemy: An Attempt to Transform Non-Evidence into Evidence.

Mental Health Defined -
And Disconnected.

PART TWO: RATIONAL FIELDS (And How To Use Them To Promote Health).

Mind, Body and the Human Experience.

Rational Fields.

Total Health Promotion.

References.

Index.

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