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Assessment in behavioural medicine

Author: A J J M Vingerhoets
Publisher: Hove, East Sussex : Brunner-Routledge : Taylor & Francis, 2001.
Series: Biobehavioural perspectives on health and disease prevention, 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How can the influence of behavioral factors on health and well-being be measured? Research over the past two decades has shown that psychological factors and lifestyle have been found to be relevant to the onset and course of disease. In addition, these factors codetermine how patients and those in their social environment cope with illness and what their quality of life is. Assessment in Behavioral Medicine gives  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Assessment in behavioural medicine
(DLC) 2001043283
(OCoLC)47755769
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A J J M Vingerhoets
ISBN: 9781317710745 1317710746
OCLC Number: 865579015
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 491 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Psychological assessment in the medical setting / Cynthia D. Belar and Tricia L. Park --
Methodological considerations in the study of psychosocial influences on health / Stanislav V. Kasl and Beth A. Jones --
Methodological considerations for psychosocial intervention studies / Carolyn E. Schwartz, Sally Brotman and Euguenia Jilinskaia --
Theory and measurement: conceptualizations, operationalization and the example of health status / Jane Ogden --
Developing self-report measures in health care / Fred Tudiver --
The assessment of stressor exposure / Elaine Wethington, David Almeida, George W. Brown, Ellen Frank and Ronald C. Kessler --
Assessment of coping with health problems / Norman S. Endler and Judith M. Johnson --
Social support: conceptual issues and assessment strategies / Eric van Sonderen and Robbert Sanderman --
Assessment of illness perception / Adrian Kaptein, Margreet Scharloo and John A. Weinman --
Assessing personality to explore relations with health / Leslie R. Martin and Howard S. Friedman --
Measurement of patient compliance with drug therapy: an overview / Erik de Klerk --
Assessment of life style / Jan Snel and Jos Twisk --
Multidimensional assessment of pain / Johan W.S. Vlaeyen and Geert Crombez --
Assessment of fatigue-the practical utility of the subjective feeling of fatigue in research and clinical practice / Maurice Alberts, Jan H.M.M. Vercoulen and Gijs Bleijenberg --
Health status measurement / Joop W. Furer, Christiane König-Zahn and Bert Tax --
Quality of life assessment / Jolanda de Vries --
Assessing the utility of behavioral medicine interventions: quantifying health-related quality of life / William J. Sieber and Robert M. Kaplan --
Measures of blood pressure and heart rate variability in behavioral research on cardiovascular disease / Willem J. Kop, David S. Krantz and Gayle Baker --
Endocrine assessment in behavioral medicine / Larry W. Hawk, Jr. and Andrew Baum --
The measurement of stress-related immune dysfunction in humans: an introduction to psychoneuroimmunology / Kay Vedhara, Edward C.Y. Wang, Julie D. Fox and Michael Irwin.
Series Title: Biobehavioural perspectives on health and disease prevention, 4.
Responsibility: edited by Ad Vingerhoets.
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A unique resource for students, researchers, clinicians and teachers who are involved in education, research or clinical work in which behavioural medicine takes a crucial position.  Read more...

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