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Beschreibung

Health psychology students will need to understand how to evaluate and critically-appraise the latest theory and research before it can be applied. This fully-revised and updated Fifth Edition takes a critical approach and places health psychology in a real-world context, enabling students to understand how public policy, theory and research can influence communities and individuals alike. The new Fifth Edition includes:

  • 9 new and expanded chapters
  • Updated material on stress and coping, doctor-patient communication, death, dying, bereavement and quality of life
  • Introductions to the social, political and economic conditions that influence our health
  • Breadth of coverage from social inequality through to chronic illness and screening

This book also comes with access to fantastic online resources including multiple choice quizzes, case studies, test banks and slides that can be easily integrated into your institution's virtual learning environment or learning management system. This allows you to customize and curate content for use in module preparation, delivery and assessment. For instructions on how to upload the resources you want, please visit the or alternatively, contact your .



Autorentext

Previously David held positions at the University of Sheffield, UK, and at the University of Otago, New Zealand. His other books include The Psychology of the Psychic (1980, with R. Kammann), Theories of Image Formation (1986), Imagery: Current Developments (1990, with J.T.E. Richardson and P. Hampson), The Quit For Life Programme: An Easier Way to Stop Smoking and Not Start Again (1993), Improving the Health of the Nation (1996, with C. Francome), Dealing With Dementia: Recent European Research (2000, with C.M. Sykes), The Psychology of the Psychic (Revised Edition) (2000), The Health Psychology Reader (2002), Research Methods for Clinical and Health Psychology (2004, with L. Yardley), and Overcoming Your Smoking Habit (2005). David is the Editor of the Journal of Health Psychology and Health Psychology Open.



Klappentext

Health psychology students will need to understand how to evaluate and critically-appraise the latest theory and research before it can be applied. This fully-revised and updated Fifth Edition takes a critical approach and places health psychology in a real-world context, enabling students to understand how public policy, theory and research can influence communities and individuals alike. The new Fifth Edition includes:

  • 9 new and expanded chapters
  • Updated material on stress and coping, doctor-patient communication, death, dying, bereavement and quality of life
  • Introductions to the social, political and economic conditions that influence our health
  • Breadth of coverage from social inequality through to chronic illness and screening

This book also comes with access to fantastic online resources including multiple choice quizzes, case studies, test banks and slides that can be easily integrated into your institution's virtual learning environment or learning management system. This allows you to customize and curate content for use in module preparation, delivery and assessment. For instructions on how to upload the resources you want, please visit the or alternatively, contact your .



Inhalt

HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY IN CONTEXT
Chapter 1: Health psychology: an introduction
Chapter 2: The Nervous, Endocrine and Immune Systems, and Principle of Homeostasis
Chapter 3: Genetics, epigenetics and lifespan development
Chapter 4: Macro-social influences
Chapter 5: Social justice
Chapter 6: Culture and health
Chapter 7: A_Z of research methods and issues in health psychology
HEALTH BEHAVIOUR AND EXPERIENCE
Chapter 8: Theories, models and interventions
Chapter 9: Sexual health
Chapter 10: Food, diets and obesity
Chapter 11: Alcohol and drinking
Chapter 12: Tobacco and smoking
Chapter 13: Physical activity and exercise
HEALTH PROMOTION AND DISEASE PREVENTION
Chapter 14: Information, communication and health literacy
Chapter 15: Lay representations of health and illness
Chapter 16: Screening and immunization
Chapter 17: Health promotion
ILLNESS EXPERIENCE AND HEALTH CARE
Chapter 18: Illness and personality
Chapter 19: Medicine taking: adherence and resistance
Chapter 20: Pain and pain control
Chapter 21: Cancer
Chapter 22: Coronary heart disease
Chapter 23: HIV/AIDS
Chapter 24: Chronic conditions
Chapter 25: End of life care

Produktinformationen

Titel: Health Psychology
Untertitel: Theory, Research and Practice
Autor:
EAN: 9781526412065
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Hersteller: SAGE Publications
Genre: Psychologie
Anzahl Seiten: 832
Veröffentlichung: 16.02.2018
Dateigrösse: 14.7 MB
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