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Psychology for Nurses and Health Professionals, Second Edition

By Richard Gross, Nancy Kinnison

CRC Press – 2013 – 531 pages

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    978-1-44-417992-7
    September 12th 2013

Description

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.

Key features include:

  • Fully updated and restructured to ensure content matches training requirements for nurses and healthcare practitioners
  • Stronger focus on the biopsychosocial model, therapeutic relationships and self-awareness
  • More examples to highlight application with theories demonstrated through scenarios relevant to practice
  • Accessible style with critical discussion boxes, student diary entries, reflection points, summary boxes and glossary
  • Free lecturer PowerPoints, extension material, MCQs and exercises available to download

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.

Contents

What Is Psychology?

Theoretical Approaches

Psychological Aspects of Illness

Stress

Attitudes and Attitude Change

Prejudice and Discrimination

Conformity

Obedience

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

Self-Concept

Adolescence

Adulthood

Late Adulthood

Author Bio

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.


Related Subjects

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychiatry

Name: Psychology for Nurses and Health Professionals, Second Edition (Paperback)CRC Press 
Description: By Richard Gross, Nancy Kinnison. 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. Key features include: Fully updated and restructured...
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