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The Origins of Health and Disease

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Klappentext Integrates findings in health psychology, psychoneuroimmunology and psychotherapy to provide a new explanation for health and disease. Zusammenfassung Michael E. Hyland develops an intriguing new theory demonstrating how poor health and disease are linked to both the mind and body, stressing the importance of good psychological care by health professionals for patient recovery. His theory provides a comprehensive explanation for previously unexplained data and phenomena in medicine and psychology.

Auteur

Michael E. Hyland is Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Plymouth. For the first 15 years of his career he worked as a theoretical psychologist and helped set up the International Society for Theoretical Psychology. He went on to develop an interest in health psychology, specialising in respiratory disease. He is the author of several quality of life questionnaires and has published over 100 articles in psychology and medical journals.



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Michael E. Hyland develops an intriguing new theory demonstrating how poor health and disease are linked to both the mind and body, stressing the importance of good psychological care by health professionals for patient recovery. His theory provides a comprehensive explanation for previously unexplained data and phenomena in medicine and psychology.

Contenu

1. The two philosophies: health, disease, medicine and psychotherapy; 2. The body's mind: psychoneuroimmunology, stress and adaptive response; 3. Personality, disease and the meaning of infornet dysregulation; 4. Networks and their properties; 5. The causes of dysregulation: associative learning, food intolerance and the effects of stress throughout the lifespan; 6. The causes of dysregulation: supervised learning, repetitive strain injury, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, chronic fatigue syndrome and depression; 7. The causes of dysregulation: asthma and precursors to specific disease; 8. Three different types of psychologically mediated therapy: placebos and the art of medicine, psychotherapy and complementary and alternative medicine; 9. Therapeutic mechanisms; 10. Finding the pattern: health in modern society; 11. Infornet theory in perspective.

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Titre: The Origins of Health and Disease
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Code EAN: 9780521719704
ISBN: 978-0-521-71970-4
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Cambridge Univ Pr
Genre: Médecine
nombre de pages: 341
Poids: 567g
Taille: H226mm x B152mm x T15mm
Année: 2011

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