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Health Psychology

ISBN-10: 0078035198

ISBN-13: 9780078035197

Edition: 8th 2012

Authors: Shelley Taylor

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The eighth edition of Health Psychology highlights health issues that face the college student and his or her family through both accessible research examples and profiles of interventions. It also highlights health issues relevant to the college student's immediate and global environment with both accessible research examples and profiles of interventions. This edition contains clear descriptions on current research into the prevention, treatment, and causes (social, genetic, and biological) of health related disorders.
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Book details

List price: $239.00
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 6/13/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.970
Language: English

Preface
Introduction to Health Psychology
What Is Health Psychology?
The Systems of the Body
Health Behavior and Primary Prevention
Health Behaviors
Specific Health-Related Behaviors
Health-Compromising Behaviors: Alcoholism and Smoking
Stress and Coping
Stress
Moderators of the Stress Experience
The Patient in the Treatment Setting
Using Health Services
Patient-Provider Relations
The Management of Pain and Discomfort
Management of Chronic and Terminal Illness
Management of Chronic Illness
Psychological Issues in Advancing and Terminal Illness
Heart Disease, Hypertension, Stroke, and Type II Diabetes
Psychoneuroimmunology and Immune-Related Disorders
Toward the Future
Health Psychology: Challenges for the Future
Glossary
References
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index