Social Psychology of Health Essays and Readings

ISBN-10: 0761928219

ISBN-13: 9780761928218

Edition: 2004

Authors: William D. Marelich, Jeff S. Erger

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The 26 readings in this volume offer an integrative approach to understanding health psychology using social psychological principles.
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List price: $110.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/3/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

employee Normal employee 3 1 2003-07-07T21:02:00Z 2003-07-07T21:03:00Z 1 108 619 sage 5 1 726 10.2625 Clean Clean MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1 :*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } /* Style Definitions */table.MsoNormalTable{mso-style-name:"Table Normal";mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0;mso-tstyle-colband-size:0;mso-style-noshow:yes;mso-style-parent:"";mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt;mso-para-margin:0in;mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-pagination:widow-orphan;font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";} William D. Marelich, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at California State University , Fullerton . He is also a lecturer atUCLA and a consulting statistician with the UCLA Health Risk ReductionProjects. Dr. Marelich received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Claremont Graduate University and was an NIMH post-doctoral fellow at UCLA. He teaches courses in healthpsychology, close relationships, and quantitative methods. His researchinterests include decision-making strategies in health and organizationalsettings, patient-provider interactions, interpersonal relationships, andstatistical/methodological approaches in experimental and applied research.   He surfs as a hobby for health and peaceof mind.

Jeff S. Erger, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Iowa in 1997. He teaches courses in medical sociology, social psychology, and research methods. He has served as a University of Iowa Fellow and an NIMH post-doctoral fellow at UCLA and is now researching health care delivery to marginalized populations and the dynamics of communities in cyberspace. His research looks at the links between identity, community, and health. For his own health, he enjoys riding his bicycle and making chocolate truffles (but only once a year).

Social Psychology of Health: Foundations
Introduction to The Social Psychology of Health
Health & Illness Seen Through Different Lenses
Overviews from Various Fields
Health Psychology: The science & the field
Themes in medical sociology
Don Quixote, Machiavelli, & Robin Hood: Public health practice, past & present
Type A botulism from saut�ed onions: Clinical & epidemiologic observations
Cause-Effect & Health Status
The need for a new medical model: A challenge for biomedicine
The discovery of Hyperkinesis: Notes on the medicalization of deviant behavior
Health Outcomes
Behavior as the central outcome in health care
Health Attitude Change
Social Theory, Conforming, & the Change of Health Attitudes & Behaviors
Overview of Change Strategies
From individual to social change: The present & future directions of health interventions
Individual & Group Change Models
Do postcard reminders improve influenza vaccination compliance?
Condom use: A self-efficacy model
Application of the theories of reasoned action & planned behavior to exercise behavior: A meta-analysis
HIV risk behavior reduction following interventions with key opinion leaders of population: An experimental analysis
Designing Health Behavior Interventions
The systematic influence of gain- & loss-framed messages on interest in & use of different types of health behavior
The Health-Care Setting
Health Care Settings & Their Social Dynamics
The Patient-Provider Interaction
Behavior in private places: Sustaining definitions of reality in gynecological examinations
HIV health care provider/patient interaction: Observations of the process of providing antiretroviral treatment
Setting Defining the Illness
On being sane in insane places
Stress, Coping, & Social Relationships
The Process of Stress, Coping, & Empowerment
Stressful Life Events & the Structure of Coping
Life events, stress, & illness
An analysis of coping in a middle-aged community sample
On Social Relationships & Health
Social relationships & health
Personal Responsibility & the Empowered Patient
The effects of choice & enhanced personal responsibility for the aged: A field experiment in an institutional setting
HIV/AIDS patient involvement in antiretroviral treatment decisions
Health Policy & Future Paths
Health Policy, Future Paths, & Concerns
Health Policy & Activism
Institutions
AIDS, activism, & the politics of health
Behavior Change & Ethics
Accounting for the use of behavior technologies in social psychology
Looking to the Future of Health
Two pathways to prevention
Of Future Concern: Bioterrorism, Health, & Social Response
The threat of biological weapons: Prophylaxis & mitigation of psychological & social consequences
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