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The Oxford handbook of health psychology

Author: Howard S Friedman; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Oxford Library of Psychology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First issued as an Oxford University Press paperbackView all editions and formats
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The Oxford Handbook of Health Psychology brings together preeminent experts to provide a comprehensive view of key concepts, tools, and findings of this rapidly expanding core discipline.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard S Friedman; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780199365074 0199365075 9780195342819 019534281X
OCLC Number: 898275350
Description: XVII, [1], 916 s. : il. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part One: Background, History, and Methods ; 1. The Intellectual Roots of Health Psychology ; Howard S. Friedman and Nancy E. Adler ; 2. A History of the Development of Health Psychology ; Wade Pickren and Silvia Degni ; 3. Measurement in Health Psychology Research ; Timothy W. Smith ; 4. Designing and Conducting Interventions to Enhance Physical and Mental Health Outcomes ; J. Lee Westmaas, Virginia Gil-Rivas, and Roxane C. Silver ; 5. Uncertainty, Variability, and Resource Allocation in the Health Care Decision Process ; Robert M. Kaplan ; Part Two: Core Concepts in Health Psychology ; 6. The Brain, Homeostasis, and Health: Balancing Demands of the Internal and External Milieu ; John T. Cacioppo and Gary G. Berntson ; 7. Psychoneuroimmunology ; Margaret E. Kemeny ; 8. Stress, Coping, and Health ; Charles S. Carver and Sara Vargas ; 9. Social Support ; Shelley E. Taylor ; 10. Personality, Disease, and Self-healing ; Howard S. Friedman ; 11. Adjustment to Chronic Disease: Progress and Promise in Research ; Annette L. Stanton and Tracey A. Revenson ; 12. Social Comparison Processes: Implications for Physical Health ; Jerry Suls ; 13. Health and Illness Perceptions ; Yael Benyamimi ; Part Three: Core Issues in Clinical Health ; 14. Physician-Patient Communication ; Judith A. Hall and Debra L. Roter ; 15. Aging and Health ; Karen Rook, Susan Turk Charles, and Jutta Heckhausen ; 16. Chronic Pain: Closing the Gap between Evidence and Practice ; Beverly Thorn ; 17. Coping with Cancer ; Vanessa Malcarne ; 18. Expressive Writing, Emotional Upheavals, and Health ; James W. Pennebaker and Cindy K. Chung ; 19. Beyond the Myths of Coping with Loss: Prevailing Assumptions versus Scientific Evidence ; Camille Wortman and Kathrin Boerner ; 20. Family Consultation for Couples Coping with Health Problems: A Social Cybernetic Approach ; Michael J. Rohrbaugh and Varda Shoham ; 21. Childhood Health and Chronic Illness ; Barbara Tinsley ; 22. Transplantation ; Mary Amanda Dew and Andrea F. DiMartini ; 23. HIV/AIDS ; Lydia Temoshok ; Part Four: Health Behaviors and Change ; 24. Health Behavior Change ; Ralf Schwarzer ; 25. Advancing Health Behavior Theory: The Interplay among Theories of Health Behavior, Empirical Modeling of Health Behavior, and Behavioral Interventions ; Leona Aiken ; 26. The Perception of Health Risks ; Britta Renner and Harald Schupp ; 27. Physical Activity ; Dawn Wilson ; 28. Alcohol Use and Alcohol Use Disorders ; Kenneth J. Sher, Amelia Talley, Andrew K. Littlefield, and Julia Martinez ; 29. Obesity ; Emily L. Van Walleghen, Betsy A. Steeves, and Hollie A. Raynor ; 30. Dispositional Optimism, Psychophysiology, and Health ; Suzanne Segerstrom ; Part Five: Population and Socio-Cultural Issues ; 31. Community Health ; Marta Gil Lacruz ; 32. Latino Health ; John Ruiz and Patrick Steffen ; 33. Two Decades of Social Change in Central and Eastern Europe: Implications for Health ; Irina L. G. Todorova ; 34. Asian Meditation and Health ; Yosuke Sakairi, Genji Sugamura, and Masao Suzuki ; 35. Health Consequences of Social Relationships in Non-human Primates ; John P. Capitanio ; Part Six: Conclusion ; 36. Conclusion: The Achievements and Promise of Health Psychology ; Howard S. Friedman
Series Title: Oxford Library of Psychology.
Other Titles: Handbook of health psychology
Responsibility: edited by Howard S. Friedman.

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