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Health Psychology

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9780077861810

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0077861817
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
2/20/2014
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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Since the first edition was published in 1986, this textbook has helped thousands of college students learn how to maintain their health and guard against illness. The goal of the book has always been to make research accessible in a way that integrates theory with practical applications so that people can lead healthier lives. The importance of social relationships, health behaviors, and co-management of health and illness are themes that are woven throughout the text.

Table of Contents

About the Author

Contents

Preface

PART ONE - INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY

CHAPTER 1 - What Is Health Psychology?

CHAPTER 2 - The Systems of the Body

PART TWO - HEALTH BEHAVIOR AND PRIMARY PREVENTION

CHAPTER 3 - Health Behaviors

CHAPTER 4 - Health-Promoting Behaviors

CHAPTER 5 - Health-Compromising Behaviors

PART THREE - STRESS AND COPING

CHAPTER 6 - Stress

CHAPTER 7 – Coping, Resilience, and Social Support

PART FOUR – SEEKING AND USING HEALTH CARE SERVICES

CHAPTER 8 - Using Health Services

CHAPTER 9 – Patients, Providers, and Treatments

CHAPTER 10 - The Management of Pain and Discomfort

PART FIVE - MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC AND TERMINAL ILLNESS

CHAPTER 11 - Management of Chronic Illness

CHAPTER 12 - Psychological Issues in Advancing and Terminal Illness

CHAPTER 13 - Heart Disease, Hypertension, Stroke, and Type II Diabetes

CHAPTER 14 - Psychoneuroimmunology and Immune-Related Disorders

PART SIX - TOWARD THE FUTURE

CHAPTER 15 - Health Psychology: Challenges for the Future

Glossary
References
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index


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