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The Resource Health psychology, Anthony J. Curtis

Health psychology, Anthony J. Curtis

Label
Health psychology
Title
Health psychology
Statement of responsibility
Anthony J. Curtis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Anthony J.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Routledge modular psychology ;
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clinical health psychology
  • Medicine and psychology
  • Health
Label
Health psychology, Anthony J. Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Front Cover; Health Psychology; Copyright Page; Contents; List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction to health psychology; Defining health psychology; Historical perspective on health and illness; The biomedical model; The biopsychosocial model; Social and environmental factors; A new model of health; Psychology and health; Models of behaviour change; The health belief model (HBM); The stages of change model; Comparing the models; Summary; 2. Social epidemiology and health policy; What is epidemiology?; Mortality and morbidity; Research into morbidity and mortality
  • Quality of lifeHealth policy; Summary; 3. Symptoms of illness and pain; Symptoms of illness and pain: adopting sick-role behaviour; Illness behaviour vs. sick-role behaviour; Social and demographic factors; Symptom characteristics; Social construction of health and illness; Introduction to pain ; Defining pain; History of pain; An early model of pain; Characteristics of pain; Injury without pain; Delayed pain following injury; Pain without injury; Phantom limb pain; Pain out of proportion to the injury; Theories of pain; Specificity theory; Pattern theories; Gate control theory; Summary
  • 4. Pain: assessment, management and treatmentMeasuring pain; Physiological measures; Behavioural assessment; Self-report; Medical treatments for pain; Medical treatments; Psychological treatments of pain; Multimodal approaches; Multimodal approaches multidisciplinary treatments: the pain clinic; Summary ; 5. Doctor-patient communication; The patient-practitioner relationship; Research into doctor-patient communication; Compliance with medical advice; Predicting patient compliance; Patient satisfaction; Patient understanding; Patient recall; Psychological aspects of hospitalisation
  • Preparation for surgerySummary ; 6. Psychological factors in illness; The mind-body issue in health; The role of psychological factors in chronic health problems chronic ill-health problems; Chronic ill-health problems; Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); The role of psychology in the study of HIV and AIDS; Interim summary; Coronary heart disease (CHD); The role of psychology in CHD; Terminal illness; Cancer; Prevalence of cancer; The role of psychology in cancer; Adjustment to illness; Summary ; 7. Lifestyles and health; Aspects of lifestyle; Research into lifestyles
  • Exercise and nutritionPhysical exercise; Physical benefits of exercise; Psychological benefits of exercise; Nutrition: diet and health ; Obesity and eating disorders; Eating disorders; Bulimia; Summary ; 8. Stress and stress management; Nature of stress; Physiology of stress; Role of the nervous system; Role of the neuroendocrine system; Adrenal glands; Theories of stress; Selye's general adaptation syndrome; Lazarus and Folkman's (1984) transactional model of stress; Coping with stress; Stress management; Stress inoculation; Stress and illness; The role of the immune system in stress
Control code
ocm70763848
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 190 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203132944
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70763848
Label
Health psychology, Anthony J. Curtis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Front Cover; Health Psychology; Copyright Page; Contents; List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction to health psychology; Defining health psychology; Historical perspective on health and illness; The biomedical model; The biopsychosocial model; Social and environmental factors; A new model of health; Psychology and health; Models of behaviour change; The health belief model (HBM); The stages of change model; Comparing the models; Summary; 2. Social epidemiology and health policy; What is epidemiology?; Mortality and morbidity; Research into morbidity and mortality
  • Quality of lifeHealth policy; Summary; 3. Symptoms of illness and pain; Symptoms of illness and pain: adopting sick-role behaviour; Illness behaviour vs. sick-role behaviour; Social and demographic factors; Symptom characteristics; Social construction of health and illness; Introduction to pain ; Defining pain; History of pain; An early model of pain; Characteristics of pain; Injury without pain; Delayed pain following injury; Pain without injury; Phantom limb pain; Pain out of proportion to the injury; Theories of pain; Specificity theory; Pattern theories; Gate control theory; Summary
  • 4. Pain: assessment, management and treatmentMeasuring pain; Physiological measures; Behavioural assessment; Self-report; Medical treatments for pain; Medical treatments; Psychological treatments of pain; Multimodal approaches; Multimodal approaches multidisciplinary treatments: the pain clinic; Summary ; 5. Doctor-patient communication; The patient-practitioner relationship; Research into doctor-patient communication; Compliance with medical advice; Predicting patient compliance; Patient satisfaction; Patient understanding; Patient recall; Psychological aspects of hospitalisation
  • Preparation for surgerySummary ; 6. Psychological factors in illness; The mind-body issue in health; The role of psychological factors in chronic health problems chronic ill-health problems; Chronic ill-health problems; Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); The role of psychology in the study of HIV and AIDS; Interim summary; Coronary heart disease (CHD); The role of psychology in CHD; Terminal illness; Cancer; Prevalence of cancer; The role of psychology in cancer; Adjustment to illness; Summary ; 7. Lifestyles and health; Aspects of lifestyle; Research into lifestyles
  • Exercise and nutritionPhysical exercise; Physical benefits of exercise; Psychological benefits of exercise; Nutrition: diet and health ; Obesity and eating disorders; Eating disorders; Bulimia; Summary ; 8. Stress and stress management; Nature of stress; Physiology of stress; Role of the nervous system; Role of the neuroendocrine system; Adrenal glands; Theories of stress; Selye's general adaptation syndrome; Lazarus and Folkman's (1984) transactional model of stress; Coping with stress; Stress management; Stress inoculation; Stress and illness; The role of the immune system in stress
Control code
ocm70763848
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 190 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203132944
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70763848

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