Princeton University Library Catalog

Health psychology : biopsychosocial interactions / Edward P. Sarafino, Timothy W. Smith.

Author:
Sarafino, Edward P., 1940- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2011.
Εdition:
Seventh edition.
Description:
xxi, 537 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Summary note:
"Sarafino draws from the research and theory of many disciplines in order to show psychologists how psychology and health affect each other. The new edition has been updated to include new research and data. New discussions are included on health care systems. Significant new information is also presented on prevention and intervention, especially for teens' risky behaviors. In addition, international examples are included to broaden the psychologist's view of health issues around the world and highlight what works in the field"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1: An Overview of Psychology and health -- Chapter 2: The body's physical systems -- Chapter 3: Stress - Its meaning, impact and sources -- Chapter 4: Stress, biopsychosocial factors, and illness -- Chapter 5: Coping with and reducing stress -- Chapter 6: Health related behavior and health promotion -- Chapter 7: substance use and abuse -- Chapter 8: nutrition, weight control and diet, exercise, and safety -- Chapter 9: Using health services -- Chapter 10: In the hospital: the setting, procedures, and effects on patients -- Chapter 11: The nature and symptoms of pain -- Chapter12: managing and controlling physical pain -- Chapter 13: serious and disabling chronic illness: causes, management and coping -- Chapter 14: Heart disease, stroke, cancer and AIDS: causes, management, and coping -- Chapter 15: What's ahead for health psychology?.
Subject(s):
Clinical health psychology [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780470646984 (cloth : alkaline paper)
  • 0470646985 (cloth : alkaline paper)
LCCN:
2010043481
OCLC:
670176135
Author:
RCP:
C - O