Health Psychology, 6/e by Shelley Taylor continues to set the standard for the Health Psychology market. One of the foremost researchers in health psychology, Shelley Taylor has thoroughly revised this text to incorporate the latest research findings in the field. The result is a text that conveys the increasing sophistication and complexity of the connection between the mind and the body, in an accessible and exciting manner. The flexible organization and emphasis of many relevant areas of psychology make Health Psychology, 6e appropriate for courses in Health Psychology, Health and Human Behavior, and allied health and pre-med/pharmacy programs. Thoroughly redesigned, the new edition includes updated research throughout with increased emphasis on the biopsychosocial model.
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Shelley E. Taylor is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her Ph.D. in social psychology from Yale University. After a visiting professorship at Yale and assistant and associate professorships at Harvard University, she joined the faculty of UCLA in 1979. Her research interests are in health psychology, especially the factors that promote long-term psychological adjustment, and in social cognition. In the former capacity, she is the codirector of the Health Psychology program at UCLA. Professor Taylor is the recipient of a number of awards, most notably the American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Scientific Contribution to Psychology Award, a 10-year Research Scientist Development Award from the National Institute of Mental Health, and an Outstanding Scientific Contribution Award in Health Psychology. She is the author of more than 200 publications in journals and books and is also the author of Social Cognition, Positive Illusions, and The Tending Instinct.Contenuti:
PART ONE: Introduction to Health Psychology
CHAPTER 1: What is Health Psychology?
CHAPTER 2: The Systems of the Body
PART TWO: Health Behavior and Primary Prevention
CHAPTER 3: Health Behaviors
CHAPTER 4: Health-Enhancing Behaviors
CHAPTER 5: Health-Compromising Behaviors
PART THREE: Stress and Coping
CHAPTER 6: Stress
CHAPTER 7: Moderators of the Stress Experience
PART FOUR: The Patient in the Treatment Setting
CHAPTER 8: Using Health Services
CHAPTER 9: Patient-Provider Relations
CHAPTER 10: Pain and Its Management
PART FIVE: Management of Chronic and Terminal Illness
CHAPTER 11: Management of Chronic Illness
CHAPTER 12: Psychological Issues in Advancing and Terminal Illness
CHAPTER 13: Heart Disease, Hypertension, Stroke, and Diabetes
CHAPTER 14: Psychoneuroimmunology, AIDS, Cancer, and Arthritis
PART SIX: Toward the Future
CHAPTER 15: Health Psychology: Challenges for the Future
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