Health Psychology / Edition 5

Health Psychology / Edition 5

by Shelley E. Taylor
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McGraw-Hill Companies, The


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Health Psychology / Edition 5

The seventh edition of Health Psychology highlights health issues that face the college student and his or her family through both accessible research examples and profiles of interventions. It also highlights health issues relevant to the college student’s immediate and global environment with both accessible research examples and profiles of interventions. This edition contains clear descriptions on current research into the prevention, treatment, and causes (social, genetic, and biological) of health related disorders.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072412970
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 06/28/2002
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction to Health Psychology1 What is Health Psychology? 2 The Systems of the Body Part II Health Behavior and Primary Prevention 3 Health Behaviors 4 Health-Enhancing Behaviors 5 Health-Compromising Behaviors Part III Stress and Coping 6 Stress 7 Moderators of the Stress Experience Part IV The Patient in the Treatment Setting 8 Using Health Services 9 Patient-Provider Relations 10 Pain and Its Management Part V Management of Chronic and Terminal Illness 11 Management of Chronic Illness 12 Psychological Issues in Advancing and Terminal Illness 13 Heart Disease, Hypertension, Stroke, and Diabetes 14 Psychoneuroimmunology, AIDS, Cancer, and Arthritis Part VI Toward the Future 15 Health Psychology: Challenges for the Future Glossary References Indexes

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