Handbook of Pediatric and Adolescent Health Psychology / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
This handbook offers a comprehensive review of recent advances in pediatric health and psychology. It addresses clinical applications while focusing on empirically validated techniques to serve the needs of both researcher and clinician. This authoritative resource addresses common issues as well as many issues of importance that are often overlooked, such as dental adherence and preparation to undergo medical and surgical procedures. With recent data indicating a new rise in drug use among teens and children, this book includes several chapters on these topics, along with coverage of health promotion and primary prevention. Handbook of Pediatric and Adolescent Health Psychology presents specific coverage of diseases and disorders. Part II includes separate chapters are dedicated to diabetes, anorexia, headaches, epilepsy, burn injuries, cystic fibrosis, and asthma. Part III deals with issues in addiction, from drugs and smoking to alcohol and adolescent obesity. Part IV covers health promotion for children and adolescents, including cardiovascular, nutrition, exercise, and preparation for undergoing medical procedures. The final section offers insight into special issues such as posttraumatic stress disorder, daily stress, sexually transmitted diseases, sleep disorders, and ethical and legal issues in pediatric and adolescent health psychology. Researchers and clinicians. A Longwood Professional Book
|Publisher:||Allyn & Bacon, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||7.69(w) x 9.48(h) x 1.08(d)|
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