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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 An Overview of Psychology and Health.
Chapter 2 The Body's Physical Systems.
PART II Stress, Illness, and Coping.
Chapter 3 Stress—Its Meaning, Impact, and Sources.
Chapter 4 Stress, Biopsychosocial Factors, and Illness.
Chapter 5 Coping With and Reducing Stress.
PART III Lifestyles to Enhance Health and Prevent Illness.
Chapter 6 Health-Related Behavior and Health Promotion.
Chapter 7 Substance Use and Abuse.
Chapter 8 Nutrition, Weight Control and Diet, Exercise, and Safety.
PART IV Becoming Ill and Getting Medical Treatment.
Chapter 9 Using Health Services.
Chapter 10 In the Hospital: the Setting, Procedures, and Effects on Patients.
PART V Physical Symptoms: Pain and Discomfort.
Chapter 11 The Nature and Symptoms of Pain.
Chapter 12 Managing and Controlling Clinical Pain.
PART VI Chronic and Life-Threatening Health Problems.
Chapter 13 Serious and Disabling Chronic Illnesses: Causes, Management, and Coping.
Chapter 14 Heart Disease, Stroke, Cancer, and Aids: Causes, Management, and Coping.
PART VII Looking to the Future.
Chapter 15 What's Ahead for Health Psychology?