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Foundations of health psychology

Author: Howard S Friedman; Roxane Cohen Silver
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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Examines health psychology from a theoretical, conceptual, and psychological perspective. After presenting an overview of the field's history and methods, this book addresses major concepts of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
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Foundations of health psychology.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2005035996
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard S Friedman; Roxane Cohen Silver
OCLC Number: 300405413
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 3 oct. 2008).
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 402 p.) : ill., cartes
Contents: Part One: History and Methods: 1. The History and Background of Health Psychology / Howard S. Friedman and Nancy E. Adler --
2. Measurement in Health Psychology Research / Timothy W. Smith --
3. Designing and Implementing Interventions to Promote Health and Prevent Illness / J. Lee Westmaas, Virginia Gil-Rivas and Roxane. C. Silver --
Part Two: Core Concepts of the Biopsychosocial Approach to Health: 4. The Brain, Homeostasis, and Health: Balancing Demands of the Internal and External / Milieu John T. Cacioppo and Gary G. Berntson --
5. Psychoneuroimmunology / Margaret E. Kemeny --
6. Stress, Coping and Health Charles / S. Carver --
7. Social Support / Shelley E. Taylor --
8. Personality, Disease, and Self-healing / Howard S. Friedman --
Part Three: Applications to Health Promotion and Effective Treatment --
9. Adjustment to Chronic Disease: Progress and Promise in Research / Annette L. Stanton & Tracey A. Revenson --
10. Aging and Health / Karen Rook, Susan Turk Charles and Jutta Heckhausen --
11. Expressive Writing, Emotional Upheavals, and Health / James W. Pennebaker & Cindy K. Chung --
12. Reactions to the Death of a Loved One: Beyond the Myths of Coping with Loss / Camille Wortman & Kathrin Boerner --
13. Physician-Patient Communication / Judith A. Hall and Debra L. Roter --
14. Uncertainty, Variability and Resource Allocation in the Health Care Decision Process / Robert M. Kaplan.
Responsibility: edited by Howard S. Friedman and Roxane Cohen Silver.

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"In the field of health psychology, this is the book to have. It is comprehensive and covers the ground one would expect. It is easy to read and presents a thorough research foundation."--Doody's"In Read more...

 
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