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great read February 8, 2011
great book. very informative! i suggest renting instead of buying it though bc i never reused it and would have saved a lot of money if i had rented it instead.
Great Deal on a Great Textbook September 8, 2010
Health psychology can be a tough topic to cover but this book does a wonderful job. It proved quite useful in the class i was taking. I got an A and the Textbook rental cost me less than $100
Health Psychology : An Introduction to Behavior and Health: stars based on 2 user reviews.
For over 20 years, Brannon and Feist's HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION TO BEHAVIOR AND HEALTH has remained a leader in the field of health psychology for its scholarship, strong and current research base, and balanced coverage of the cognitive, behavioral, and biological approaches to health psychology. Accessible and appealing to a wide audience, this reader-friendly classic has enjoyed enduring success for its concise writing style and visual program. Now extensively updated to reflect the latest developments in the field, the new Seventh Edition features a stronger emphasis on diversity, additional information on complementary and alternative medicine, coverage of the latest research and cutting-edge technology, and new real-world examples selected for their interest and relevance to today's readers.
Table of Contents
|Foundations of Health Psychology|
|Introducing Health Psychology|
|Conducting Health Research|
|Seeking Health Care|
|Adhering to Medical Advice|
|Stress , Pain, and Coping|
|Defining, Measuring, and Managing Stress|
|Understanding Stress and Disease|
|Understanding and Managing Pain|
|Considering Alternative Approaches|
|Behavior and Chronic Disease|
|Behavioral Factors in Cardiovascular Disease|
|Behavioral Factors in Cancer|
|Living With Chronic Illness|
|Using Alcohol and Other Drugs|
|Eating and Weight|
|Looking toward the Future|
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