Health Psychology A Textbook

ISBN-10: 0335243835
ISBN-13: 9780335243839
Edition: 5th 2012
Authors: Jane Ogden
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Description: Health Psychology, 5eby Jane Ogden is essential reading for all students and researchers of health psychology. It is also invaluable to students of medicine, nursing and allied health.This thoroughly revised and updated fifth edition includes:New  More...

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List price: $38.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 5/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 3.03" wide x 4.09" long x 0.36" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Health Psychology, 5eby Jane Ogden is essential reading for all students and researchers of health psychology. It is also invaluable to students of medicine, nursing and allied health.This thoroughly revised and updated fifth edition includes:New chapterson 'Health inequalities', 'Health promotion and public health', 'Men's health issues' and 'Critical health psychology'.Expanded chapteron 'Access to health care: help seeking, screening communication and adherence'Cutting edge research, studies, references and further readingMorefeaturesto help you learn: more 'Problems with' boxes; new Research in Focus studies, introducing you to contemporary topics and emerging areas for research in health psychology; new data and graphs plus suggestions for accessing further reading and dataThe new edition also comes with anOnline Learning Centre, with web links and multiple choice questions for students, plus supporting teaching resources including teaching tips, PowerPoint presentations and a new Test Bank.

Preface to the fifth edition
The context of health psychology
An introduction to health psychology
Health inequalities
Health beliefs, behaviour and behaviour change
Health beliefs
Addictive behaviours: Smoking and alcohol and other addictions
Eating behaviour
Exercise
Sex
Health promotion: changing health behaviours
Becoming ill
Illness cognitions
Accessing health care
Stress
Stress and illness
Being ill
Pain and the placebo effect
HIV and cancer: psychology through the course of illness
Obesity and coronary heart disease: psychology through the course of illness
Women's health issues
Men's health issues
Measuring health status: from mortality rates to quality of life
Reflecting on health psychology
Critical health psychology
Glossary

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