Introducing Psychology for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals (2nd Revised edition)

Introducing Psychology for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals (2nd Revised edition)

By: Dominic Upton (author)Paperback

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What makes someone feel healthy? Why do some people respond differently under stress to others? Why don't people always follow nursing advice? This second edition of Introducing Psychology for Nurses and Healthcare Professionalsprovides an accessible but thorough introduction to the key psychological theories and concepts which underpin nursing and healthcare, and clearly demonstrates how they can be applied in clinical practice. Using a research-led approach, each chapter guides you through important theories and topics in health psychology, such as lifespan and development, communication, and social processes, and helps you use your understanding to deliver better patient care.

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Contents

Preface Chapter 1: Introduction: Psychology in nursing care Chapter 2: Psychological approaches to understanding people Chapter 3: Psychology across the lifespan Chapter 4: Social processes Chapter 5: Perception, memory and providing information Chapter 6: Stress and stress management. Chapter 7: The psychology of pain Glossary References

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/07/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780273770077
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9780273770077
  • weight: 680
  • ISBN10: 0273770071
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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