9780534506001

Health Psychology An Introduction to Behavior and Health (with InfoTrac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534506001

  • ISBN10:

    0534506003

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/24/2003
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Part 1: FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY. 1. Introducing Health Psychology. 2. Conducting Health Research. 3. Seeking Health Care. 4. Adhering to Medical Advice. Part 2: STRESS, PAIN, AND COPING. 5. Defining and Measuring Stress. 6. Understanding Stress and Disease. 7. Understanding Pain. 8. Coping with Stress and Pain. Part 3: BEHAVIOR AND CHRONIC DISEASE. 9. Cardiovascular Disease. 10. Behavioral Factors in Cancer. 11. Living with Chronic Illness. Part 4: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH. 12. Preventing Injuries. 13. Smoking Tobacco. 14. Using Alcohol and Other Drugs. 15. Eating to Control Weight. 16. Exercising. Part 5: LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE. 17. Future Challenges.

Table of Contents

Part 1: FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
1. Introducing Health Psychology
2. Conducting Health Research
3. Seeking Health Care
4. Adhering to Medical Advice
Part 2: STRESS, PAIN, AND COPING
5. Defining and Measuring Stress
6. Understanding Stress and Disease
7. Understanding Pain
8. Coping with Stress and Pain
Part 3: BEHAVIOR AND CHRONIC DISEASE
9. Identifying Behavioral Factors in Cardiovascular Disease
10. Identifying Behavioral Factors in Cancer
11. Living with Chronic Illness
Part 4: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
12. Preventing Injuries
13. Smoking Tobacco
14. Using Alcohol and Other Drugs
15. Eating to Control Weight
16. Exercising
Part 5: LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE
17. Future Challenges

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