Health Psychology (Canadian ed)

Health Psychology (Canadian ed)

By: Anita DeLongis (author), Timothy W. Smith (author), David B. King (author), Edward P. Sarafino (author)Paperback

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Health Psychology: Biopsychosocial Interactions First Canadian Edition helps students to understand the interplay of biological, psychological and social factors in people s health. It has a modular structure, which allows instructors to choose to cover all of the systems at once or distribute them to other chapters. The psychological research cited in the text supports a variety of behavioural, physiological, cognitive, and social/personality viewpoints. The Canadian edition includes health care systems in a Canadian context as well as discussions of health issues affecting marginalized groups, stress, substance use, health services, fetal alcohol syndrome, aboriginal issues, and material on social inequalities in the health services section. The book also includes international examples and cross cultural references to broaden the psychologist s view of health issues around the world and to highlight what works in the field.

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PART I An Introduction: Basic Issues and Processes Chapter 1 An Overview of Psychology and Health Chapter 2 The Body s Physical Systems PART II Stress, Illness, and Coping Chapter 3 Stress Its Meaning, Impact, and Sources Chapter 4 Stress, Biopsychosocial Factors, and Illness Chapter 5 Coping With and Reducing Stress PART III Lifestyles to Enhance Health and Prevent Illness Chapter 6 Health-Related Behavior and Health Promotion Chapter 7 Substance Use and Abuse Chapter 8 Nutrition, Weight Control and Diet, Exercise, and Safety PART IV Becoming Ill and Getting Medical Treatment Chapter 9 Using Health Services Chapter 10 In the Hospital: The Setting, Procedures, and Effects on Patients PART V Physical Symptoms: Pain and Discomfort Chapter 11 The Nature and Symptoms of Pain Chapter 12 Managing and Controlling Clinical Pain PART VI Chronic and Life-Threatening Health Problems Chapter 13 Serious and Disabling Chronic Illnesses: Causes, Management, and Coping Chapter 14 Heart Disease, Stroke, Cancer, and AIDS: Causes, Management, and Coping PART VII Looking to the Future Chapter 15 What s Ahead for Health Psychology?

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/05/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781118991985
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 528
  • ID: 9781118991985
  • weight: 666
  • ISBN10: 1118991982
  • edition: Canadian ed

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