Psychology Builds a Healthy World: Opportunities for Research and Practice

Psychology Builds a Healthy World: Opportunities for Research and Practice

By: Ronald H. Rozensky (editor)Hardback

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This work covers the domain of psychological health from the family, to the workplace, to the community. It highlights the ways in which psychologists can help build healthy families, healthy communities, and healthy workplaces. Contributors examine medical and behavioural health activities to prevent illness, injury and trauma. They identify key biopsychosocial factors in acute and chronic illness across the developmental life span, and discuss the health implications in work, family, and social relationships.


Psychology in a globalized world, Mary Pipher; psychology builds a healthy world, Ronald H. Rozensky et al; psychology and health - taking the initiative to bring it together, Norine G. Johnson; ""real"" boys, ""real"" girls, ""real"" parents - preventing violence through family connection, William Pollack; psychologists promote biopsychosocial health for families, Susan McDaniel et al; injury and violence prevention at home, Michael Roberts et al; gender, stress, and health, Annette L. Stanton and Will Courtenay; healthy sexuality for all - the role of psychology, Susan Pick; psychological approaches to community health - community health psychology, Victor de la Cancela et al; using psychology for injury and violence prevention in the community, David Sleet et al; working together - balancing head and heart, James Campbell Quick et al; four dimensions of healthy work - stress, work-family relations, violence prevention, and relationships at work, James Campbell Quick et al; ensuring healthy working lives, Dorothy Cantor et al; future directions for psychology and health, Norine G. Johnson.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781591470472
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9781591470472
  • ISBN10: 1591470471

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