Health Psychology

Val Morrison , Paul Bennett

Editura: Prentice Hall
An Introduction to Health Psychology presents theory through an appreciation of how society and culture impact in practice. It focuses on three broad themes:Health, health behaviour and staying healthy Becoming ill and using healthcare Being ill and the impact on the individual and their families.The book covers all mainstream health psychology topics and also provides coverage of crucial contemporary issues such as cross-cultural dimensions of health and illness. Chapters are structured logically and explanation delivered with real clarity.This is the book that will engage and teach students in an entirely new way.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

    Part 1 - Being and Staying Healthy  

    1. What is health?

    2. Health inequalities

    3. Health risk behaviour

    4. Health enhancing behaviour

    5. Models of health behaviour

    6. Reducing risk for disease - individual approaches

    7. Population approaches to public health

    Part 2 - Becoming Ill

    8. The body in health and illness

    9. Symptom perception, interpretation and response

    10. The consultation and beyond

    11. Stress, health and illness: theory

    12. Stress and illness moderators

    13. Managing stress

    Part 3 - Being Ill

    14. The impact of illness on quality of life

    15. The impact of illness on patients and ther families

    16. Pain

    17. Improving health and quality of life

    Part 4 - Futures

    18. Futures



  • Data Publicarii : 2006
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 648
  • ISBN : 9780130994080
233.99 Lei
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