CART

(0) items

Health Psychology : A Cultural Approach,9780495600794
This item qualifies for
FREE SHIPPING!

FREE SHIPPING OVER $59!

Your order must be $59 or more, you must select US Postal Service Shipping as your shipping preference, and the "Group my items into as few shipments as possible" option when you place your order.

Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace Items, eBooks, Apparel, and DVDs not included.

Health Psychology : A Cultural Approach

by
Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780495600794

ISBN10:
0495600792
Media:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
2/4/2009
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
List Price: $223.66

Buy Used Textbook

(Recommended)
Usually Ships in 2-3 Business Days
$156.56

Buy New Textbook

Currently Available, Usually Ships in 24-48 Hours
$201.29

eTextbook

Downloadable Offline Access
 
Duration
Price
$56.49

Rent Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $19.70

Questions About This Book?

What version or edition is this?
This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 2/4/2009.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.

Related Products


  • Applications in Health Psychology Workbook for Gurung's Health Psychology: A Cultural Approach
    Applications in Health Psychology Workbook for Gurung's Health Psychology: A Cultural Approach
  • Health Psychology : A Cultural Approach
    Health Psychology : A Cultural Approach
  • Health Psychology : A Cultural Approach
    Health Psychology : A Cultural Approach
  • Health Psychology: A Cultural Approach, 2nd Edition
    Health Psychology: A Cultural Approach, 2nd Edition




Summary

With a conversational style that conveys the excitement, research base, and real-world applications of the field, Regan A. R. Gurung introduces readers to health psychology with an integrated cultural perspective. Starting with a description of the biological, psychological, and sociological factors that determine who we are, the book examines cultural differences in major health behaviors and health, achieving the commendable goal of being comprehensive yet extremely accessible.

Table of Contents

Preface
Health Psychology: Setting the Stage
Cultural Approaches to Health
Essential Physiology
Stress across Cultures
Coping and Social Support
Models of Behavior Changes
Health Behaviors: Eating, Physical Activity, Smoking, and Drinking
Factors Surrounding Illness
Pain
Chronic Illness, Terminal Illness, and Death
Psychoneuroimmunology and HIV
Culture and Cancer
Culture and Cardiovascular Disease
The Future of Health Psychology
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...