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Health Psychology

By Anthony Curtis

Routledge – 1999 – 208 pages

Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

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    978-0-415-19273-6
    December 16th 1999
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    978-0-415-19272-9
    December 15th 1999

Description

This simple and concise introduction to the psychology of health is the perfect text for students new to the area. Topics covered include health policy and epidemiology, genetic factors in disease, the experience of illness as a patient, beliefs and attitudes, stress, pain and healthy lifestyles.

Reviews

"This is a very easily read book which assumes no prior knowledge. As such it will be very useful as an introductory text in a variety of heath related undergraduate programmes." - C.M. Duffield, University of Technology, Sydney, Accident and Emergency Nursing

Contents

What is Health Psychology? Social Epidemiology and Health Policy. Genetic Mechanisms of Disease. Psychological Aspects of Illness. Health Cognitions and Health Emotions. Stress: Theories, Mechanisms and Methods. Management and Control of Stress. Pain and Pain Management. Helping Behaviour Lifestyles and Health.

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