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  1. Technology and Methods in Behavioral Medicine

    Edited by David S. Krantz, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    This book provides an illustrative overview of some of the key methodological and technical innovations that form the cutting edge of current research in behavioral medicine. It is divided into three sections. Part I consists of six chapters describing the impact on behavioral medicine research of...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Behavior, Health, and Aging

    Edited by Stephen B. Manuck, Richard Jennings, Bruce Rabin, Andrew S. Baum, Andrew S. Baum

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    A dramatic shift in the average age of the U.S. population and the increasing number of elderly Americans has introduced new and challenging healthcare dilemmas. This book addresses these issues with contributed chapters by the leading authorities in the field of behavioral medicine. It deals with...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Chronic Diseases

    Perspectives in Behavioral Medicine

    Edited by Marvin Stein, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    Although considerable progress has been made in the understanding and treatment of a range of medical disorders, it had recently been pointed out that 85 percent of the population will be stricken by chronic disorders which may be accompanied by many years of suffering. This volume deals with...

    Published September 30th 1995 by Psychology Press

  4. Quality of Life in Behavioral Medicine Research

    Edited by Joel E. Dimsdale, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    The number of, and interest in, quality of life studies has grown dramatically in the last decade. On an ever increasing basis, patients, clinicians, researchers, and health policy regulators are considering quality of life in assessing treatment alternatives. Unfortunately, most discussions of...

    Published February 28th 1995 by Psychology Press

  5. Stress and Disease Processes

    Perspectives in Behavioral Medicine

    Edited by Neil Schneiderman, Philip Mccabe, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    This volume presents chapters by leading figures researching the various pathways by which stress may interfere with health maintenance and contribute to disease etiology and progression. Their work focuses on direct effects of stress on the immune and endocrine systems, on behavioral factors in...

    Published July 31st 1992 by Psychology Press

  6. Behavioral Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease

    Edited by Alvin P. Shapiro, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    Smoking, diet, stress, coping, and exercise, among other behaviors and psychological states, are now clearly implicated in the development of cardiovascular diseases. Prevention, based largely on altering behaviors that contribute to this chronic disease, is now as important a goal as is treatment...

    Published March 31st 1991 by Psychology Press

  7. Health at Work

    Edited by Jonathan E. Fielding, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum, Stephen M. Weiss

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    This book focuses on the major issues surrounding worksite health promotion programs. It identifies and discusses examples of the most intensively studied programs (such as Johnson and Johnson's "Live for Life," and AT&T's "TLC"), and considers the "state of science" for the four most frequently...

    Published November 30th 1990 by Psychology Press

  8. Eating, Sleeping, and Sex

    Perspectives in Behavioral Medicine

    Edited by Albert J. Stunkard, Andrew S. Baum,

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    The lack of balance and the failure of regulation in life has traditionally been recognized in such extreme symbolic acts as overconscientiousness or a criminal lack of conscience. This volume shows how the neurotic process affects biologic functions, distorting natural functioning. Three distinct...

    Published January 31st 1989 by Psychology Press

  9. Experimental Foundations of Behavioral Medicines

    Conditioning Approaches

    Edited by Robert Ader, Herbert Weiner,, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    A new attempt to acknowledge and rekindle interest in the experimental foundation of behavioral medicine, this volume focuses on the relevance of conditioning processes in the development of clinically relevant intervention strategies. It provides illustrations of the basic conditioning effects in...

    Published June 30th 1988 by Psychology Press

  10. Perspectives in Behavioral Medicine

    Eating Regulation and Discontrol

    Edited by Herbert Weiner,, Andrew S. Baum,

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 30th 1987 by Psychology Press

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