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The social psychology of health : essays and readings

Author: William D Marelich; Jeff S Erger
Publisher: Thousand Oaks ; London : SAGE Publications, 2004.
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Provides an integrative approach to understanding health psychology focused around social psychological principles. This title includes an overview of the multiple disciplines and perspectives that  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William D Marelich; Jeff S Erger
ISBN: 0761928219 9780761928218
OCLC Number: 855716216
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 353 pages) : diagrams
Contents: PART I. SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF HEALTH: FOUNDATIONSEssay I-1: Introduction to The Social Psychology of HealthEssay I-2: Health & Illness Seen Through Different LensesOverviews from Various Fields 1. Taylor, S.E. (1990). Health Psychology: The science & the field. 2. Brown, P. (1991). Themes in medical sociology 3. Mullan, F. (2000). Don Quixote, Machiavelli, & Robin Hood: Public health practice, past & present 4. MacDonald, K.L., et al. (1985). Type A botulism from sauteed onions: Clinical & epidemiologic observations.Cause-Effect & Health Status 5. Engel, G.L. (1977). The need for a new medical model: A challenge for biomedicine. 6. Conrad, P. (1975). The discovery of Hyperkinesis: Notes on the medicalization of deviant behavior.Health Outcomes 7. Kaplan, R. M. (1990). Behavior as the central outcome in health care.PART II. HEALTH ATTITUDE CHANGEEssay II: Social Theory, Conforming, & the Change of Health Attitudes & BehaviorsOverview of Change Strategies 8. Marelich, W.D., & Rotheram-Borus, M.J. (1999). From individual to social change: The present & future directions of health interventions.Individual & Group Change Models 9. Larson, E.B., et al. (1982). Do postcard reminders improve influenza vaccination compliance? 10. Wulfert, E., & Wan, C.K. (1993). Condom use: A self-efficacy model. 11. Hausenblas, H.A., Carron, A.V., & Mack, D.E. (1997). Application of the theories of reasoned action & planned behavior to exercise behavior: A meta-analysis. 12. Kelly, J.A., et al. (1991). HIV risk behavior reduction following interventions with key opinion leaders of population: An experimental analysis.Designing Health Behavior Interventions 13. Rothman, A. J., et al.. (1999). The systematic influence of gain- & loss-framed messages on interest in & use of different types of health behavior.PART III. THE HEALTH-CARE SETTINGEssay III: Health Care Settings & Their Social DynamicsThe Patient-Provider Interaction 14. Emerson, J.P. (1970). Behavior in private places: Sustaining definitions of reality in gynecological examinations. 15. Erger, J., et al. (2000). HIV health care provider/patient interaction: Observations of the process of providing antiretroviral treatment.Setting Defining the Illness 16. Rosenhan, D.L. (1973). On being sane in insane places.PART IV. STRESS, COPING, & SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPSEssay IV: The Process of Stress, Coping, & EmpowermentStressful Life Events & the Structure of Coping 17. Rabkin, J.G., & Struening, E.L. (1976). Life events, stress, & illness. 18. Folkman, S., & Lazarus, R.S. (1980). An analysis of coping in a middle-aged community sample.On Social Relationships & Health 19. House, J.S., Landis, K.R., & Umberson, D. (1988). Social relationships & health.Personal Responsibility & the Empowered Patient 20. Langer, E.J., & Rodin, J. (1976). The effects of choice & enhanced personal responsibility for the aged: A field experiment in an institutional setting. 21. Marelich, W.D., et al. (2002). HIV/AIDS patient involvement in antiretroviral treatment decisions.PART V. HEALTH POLICY & FUTURE PATHSEssay V: Health Policy, Future Paths, & ConcernsHealth Policy & Activism 22. Foreman, C.H. (1994). Institutions. 23. Wachter, R.M. (1992). AIDS, activism, & the politics of health.Behavior Change & Ethics 24. Kipnis, D. (1994). Accounting for the use of behavior technologies in social psychology.Looking to the Future of Health 25. Kaplan, R.M. (2000). Two pathways to prevention.Of Future Concern: Bioterrorism, Health, & Social Response 26. Holloway, H.C., et al. (1997). The threat of biological weapons: Prophylaxis & mitigation of psychological & social consequences.
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