Science and Medicine in Dialogue: Thinking through Particulars and Universals (Health Psychology Series)

Science and Medicine in Dialogue: Thinking through Particulars and Universals (Health Psychology Series)

by Roger Bibace

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Science and Medicine in Dialogue: Thinking through Particulars and Universals (Health Psychology Series) by Roger Bibace

The fields of health psychology experienced tremendous growth in the last two decades. This growth reflects an increasing recognition of the many social and psychological factors affecting health and illness and the realization that physical health can no longer be addressed solely from a biomedical perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313057366
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/30/2005
Series: Praeger Series in Health Psychology Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Roger Bibace is Chief of the Division of Behavioral Science in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at New England Medical Center in Boston, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tufts University Medical School, and Adjunct Professor of Family and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

James D. Laird is Professor of Psychology in the Francis Hiatt School of Psychology, Clark University.

Kenneth L. Noller is the Louis E. Phaneuf Professor and Chair in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tufts-New England Medical Center.

Jaan Valsiner is Professor and Chair in the Department of Psychology, Clark University.

Table of Contents

General Introduction

Between Generalities and Particulars: Availability of Cognitive Heuristics

Fast and Frugal Heuristics in Medical Decision Making by Gerd Gigerenzer and Stephanie Kurzenhaeuser

Prevention and Detection: The General and the Particular in the Framing of Messages About Health by Peter Salovey

Health Risk Escalators by Bob Heyman

Dialogicality within Medical Practice: Generalized Knowledge and Individualized Decisions

A Qualitative Approach to Health Risk Management by Bob Heyman

Understanding Benefits and Risks: Why the Representation of Statistical Information Matters by Ulrich Hoffrage, Stephanie Kurzenhaeuser and Gerd Gigerenzer

The Centrality of the Clinician: A View of Medicine from the General to the Particular by Kenneth L. Noller

Relating Universals and Particulars: A No-Fault Learning Program Based on Sensory-Driven Evidence in Medicine by Roger Bibace and Kenneth L. Noller

Psychological Processes Involved in the NFLP by Roger Bibace, Robert Leeman, and Kenneth L. Noller

Evidence-based Medicine: Quantitatively Moving from the Universal to the Particular by David Chelmow

Laypersons Encountering Medical Practice: Personal Decisions under Uncertainty

Seeking Health Care: Practical Steps Taken by a Woman in an Immigration Context by Sofie Baarnhielm

Babies' Health/Disease Processes in Day Care, Analyzed by the Network of Meanings Perspectives by Katia Amorin and M. Clotilde Rossetti Ferreira

Generic Disease and Particular Lives: A Systematic and Dynamic Approach to Childhood Cancer by Micheline de Souza Silva

From the Dialogue Between Universals and Particulars to New Methodology

A Microgenetic Developmental Perspective on Statistics and Measurement by James Laird

Decision-making with Incomplete Information: Systemic and Non-systemic Ways of Thinking in Psychology and Medicine by Aaro Toomela

Listening Is Not Hearing: Improving Diagnostic Accuracy in Cardiac Auscultation by Jeremy Golding, David Stevens, and Roger Bibace

From Questions to Answers: The Microcosm of Participation

Recruitment and Retention: Examining Process in Research Relationships by Mary Alston Kerllenevich, Kenneth L. Noller, and Roger Bibace

What Happens When a Researcher Asks a Question? by Jaan Valsiner, Roger Bibace, and Talia LaPushin

Making Sense of Personality: Generic Self Processes and Personal Uniqueness by Jaan Valsiner, Rainer Diriwaechter, and Christine Sauck

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