Psychology for Nurses and Health Professionals, Second Edition
CRC Press – 2013 – 531 pages
Psychology for Nurses and Health Professionals, Second Edition is an accessible guide providing comprehensive coverage of psychology for nurses and healthcare professionals in training and practice.
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Written by the bestselling psychology author Richard Gross and Nancy Kinnison, an experienced nurse and lecturer, this is an essential guide to applying theoretical aspects of psychology to nursing and health care.
"…explores the subject through the eyes of an imaginary student, leading readers through the material in different scenarios, facilitating reflection and application of concepts. Images are relevant and enhance understanding. The authors might consider in the future what an excellent resource the book could be for exploring interprofessional conflict and principles. …This is an excellent resource for entry level nursing students on how behavior influences human choices and care."
—Gretchen Schumacher, PhD, GNP-C, FNP, NP-C, Michigan State University College of Nursing, Lansing, USA
What Is Psychology?
Psychological Aspects of Illness
Attitudes and Attitude Change
Prejudice and Discrimination
Social Cognition and Health Behaviour
Neuropsychological and Genetic Aspects of Illness
Substance Use And Abuse: Death And Dying
Early Experience and Social Development
Chapter Cognitive Development
Richard Gross - bestselling author of Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour, 6th edition and numerous other psychology textbooks published by Hodder. He has taught psychology for over 25 years, including nursing diploma and degree courses.
Nancy Kinnison - has over 30 years' experience as a staff nurse, night sister and lecturer.