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  1. Stress, Coping, and Disease

    Edited by Philip Mccabe, Neil Schneiderman, Tiffany M. Field, Jay S. Skyler

    Series: Stress and Coping Series

    The third volume based on the annual University of Miami Symposia on Stress and Coping, this book focuses on the role of biophysical factors in four of the greatest health problems confronting us today: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and the AIDS epidemic. In each of these disorders,...

    Published March 1st 1991 by Routledge

  2. 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 December 1st 1990 by Psychology Press

  3. Psychosocial Perspectives on Aids

    Etiology, Prevention and Treatment

    Edited by Lydia Temoshok, Andrew S. Baum,

    AIDS and the virus that causes it have challenged the world's scientists, health care systems, and public health policies as much or more than any medical problem in recorded history. Perhaps this is so because this particular infirmity constitutes more than a merely medical problem: it is enmeshed...

    Published March 1st 1990 by Psychology Press

  4. Communication and Health

    Systems and Applications

    Edited by Eileen Berlin Ray, Lewis Donohew

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This volume examines this rapidly growing and changing field by applying a unified framework that integrates both interpersonal and mass communication investigations into theoretical and applied issues. Using a systems perspective as the organizational framework, relevant issues in the...

    Published November 1st 1989 by Routledge

  5. Preoperative Events

    Their Effects on Behavior Following Brain Damage

    Edited by Jay Schulkin

    Series: Comparative Cognition and Neuroscience Series

    Preoperative Events switches the focus from post-operative rehabilitation to preoperative experiences and personal histories to lessen the consequences of brain damage. These papers document the relationship between preoperative experience and postoperative performance and discuss a variety of...

    Published July 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  6. Social Psychology of Health and Illness

    Edited by Glenn S. Sanders, Jerry Suls

    Series: Environment and Health Series

    This books describes how and why "distant" social influences, such as socialization practices, interpersonal relationships, and social organization, are often just as important as medical considerations in determining an individual's tendency toward health or illness. The essays describe some of...

    Published March 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 February 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  8. Progress in Behavioral Studies

    Volume 1

    By A. J. Brownstein, R. Epstein, P. Harzem

    Edited by Robert Epstein, Robert Epstein

    Advancing the study of behavior and its humane applications in society, this book explores behavioral studies and the analysis of behavior. Progress in Behavioral Studies outlines the contributions of behavioral science to education, behavioral medicine, and other related disciplines. Individual...

    Published February 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  9. In Search of Coronary-prone Behavior

    Beyond Type A

    Edited by Aron Wolfe Siegman, Theodore M. Dembroski

    In Search of Cornoary-Prone Behavior: Beyond Type A provides a methodology of enormous potential for examining the relationship between behavioral variables and basic pathophysiological mechanisms. They discuss the history of Type-A behavior pattern (TABP) as it relates to coronary heart disease (...

    Published December 1st 1988 by Psychology Press

  10. Sports, Games, and Play

    Social and Psychological Viewpoints, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey H. Goldstein

    This updated study of sports and recreation utilizes the most current research, introducing the latest innovations and analyses in new chapters while revising and expanding chapters from the previous edition. Presenting diverse methodological and conceptual approaches, this anthology reflects the...

    Published December 1st 1988 by Psychology Press