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Handbook of Pediatric and Adolescent Health Psychology / Edition 1

Handbook of Pediatric and Adolescent Health Psychology / Edition 1

by Anthony Goreczny, Michel Hersen


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Handbook of Pediatric and Adolescent Health Psychology / Edition 1

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205156245
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date: 09/17/1998
Edition description: 23RD
Pages: 477
Product dimensions: 7.69(w) x 9.48(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents


1.Pediatric and Adolescent Health Psychology during the Health Care Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities, Anthony J. Goreczny and Mary Gage.

2.Prevention of Infant Deaths, John Pierpont and John Poertner.

3.Assessment of the Problem of Childhood Disability in a Third World Country: Jamaica, Marigold H. Thorburn and Tomlin J. Paul.


4.Diabetes Self-Management in Children, Laurie Ruggiero and Debbie J. Javorsky.

5.Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa, Susan E. Barker and Patrick Mahlen O'Neil.

6.Headache, Kenneth R. Lofland, James M. Sturges, and Thomas J. Payne

7.Psychosocial Consequences of Epilepsy, Albert P. Aldenkamp and Olaf G. Mulder.

8.Burn Injuries, Kenneth J. Tarnowski and Ronald T. Brown.

9.Cystic Fibrosis, Deborah L. Miller, Elissa Jelalian, and Lori J. Stark.

10.Asthma, Kathleen L. Lemanek, Sarah T. Trane, and Ronald E. Weiner.


11.Drug Abuse in Adolescence, Susan F. Tapert, David G. Stewart, and Sandra A. Brown.

12.Smoking and Peer Influence, Patrick West and Lynn Michell.

13.Alcohol Abuse, Ralph E. Tarter and Timothy Blackson.

14.A Model of Risk Factors Involved in Childhood and Adolescent Obesity, Carole J. Vogt.


15.Cardiovascular HealthPromotion, Gregory A. Harshfield, Phyllis A. Richey, Gregory L. Austin, and Frances Tylavsky.

16.Nutrition and Food Choice Behavior among Children and Adolescents, Isobel R. Contento and John L. Michela.

17.The Effects of Exercise on Children and Adolescents, Bruce W. Tuckman.

18.Enhancing Dental Adherence, Michele A. Keffer.

19.Preparation to Undergo Medical Procedures, Ronald L. Blount, Adina J. Smith, and Natalie C. Frank.


20.Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Judith A. Lyons and Christina Adams.

21.Daily Stress and Coping in Childhood and Adolescence, Rena L. Repetti, Emily P. McGrath, and Sharon S. Ishikawa.

22.Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases other than Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Willard Cates, Jr. and Stuart M. Berman.

23.Sleep Disorders, Jodi A. Mindell.

24.Adaptation to Parental Chronic Illness, Alice Kahle and Glenn N. Jones.

25.Mental Retardation and Physical Health, James H. Rimmer.

26.Suicide Attempts and Completion during Adolescence: A Biopsychosocial Perspective, James C. Overholser, Anthony Spirito, and Dalia Adams.

27.Determinants of Abuse and the Effects of Violence on Children and Adolescents, Suzanne Salzinger.

28.Ethical and Legal Issues in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Psychology, Gerard T. Barron and Michael Schwabenbauer.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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