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Handbook of Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine - Jerry M. Suls

Handbook of Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine

By: Jerry M. Suls (Editor), Karina W. Davidson (Editor), Robert M. Kaplan (Editor)

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Published: 19th August 2010
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"Behavioral factors are key to both disease prevention and recovery. This comprehensive volume examines multiple models of behavior change and applies them to a wide array of health concerns. Detailed and accessible, the book contains invaluable resources for practitioners and researchers across the health disciplines who need to address not only the human body, but also the human spirit within it. It will doubtless become a core resource for those engaged in health-related interventions."---Richard M. Ryan, PhD, Department of Clinical and Social Psychology, University of Rochester

"These distinguished editors and contributors provide an engaging, comprehensive presentation of the current state of the science; a tutorial in how to think about the overarching issues in this dynamic field; and a guide to applying the research to meet challenges in health care. Advanced students and a wide range of health researchers and professionals will appreciate this cutting-edge review. This forward-looking view of how health psychology fits into the broader agenda of health research, services, and policy will serve the field well for many years."---Timothy W. Smith, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Utah

"Suls, Davidson, and Kaplan are leaders in the fields of health psychology and behavioral medicine. Their new handbook features 36 chapters by outstanding contributors who cover every facet of these interrelated disciplines. Each chapter is up to date and highly readable. This is a `must-have' reference for graduate students and researchers in health psychology, behavioral medicine, and related disciplines, such as medical sociology and nursing science. It would make a terrific text for a one-or two-semester course."---Kenneth A. Wallston, PhD, School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University

This comprehensive volume provides a state-of-the-science overview of theory, research, and practice at the interface of psychology and health. Featuring succinct, readable chapters on critical concepts and timely issues, the Handbook brings together leading experts from multiple disciplines. It is an indispensable one-stop resource for practitioners, researchers, and students.

The volume thoroughly examines the interplay of biological, psychological, and social factors in physical health. Exemplary applications are described for the prevention and clinical management of today's most pressing health risks and diseases, including coronary heart disease, diabetes, cancer, chronic pain, obesity, sleep disturbances, and smoking.

Importantly, the editors recognize that health psychologists must be well versed not only in their own discipline, but also in related fields. Particular attention is given to the health psychologist's role in the contemporary health care landscape. The volume integrates psychological constructs, methods, and findings with cutting-edge work in preventive medicine, epidemiology, public health, genetics, nursing, and the social sciences.

Covering everything from basic science to the nuts and bolts of clinical care, this authoritative handbook belongs on the desks of clinical and health psychologists, psychiatrists, clinical social workers, counselors, nurses, and public health professionals. It is a complete, accessible text for graduate-level courses.

"Suls, Davidson, and Kaplan are leaders in the fields of health psychology and behavioral medicine. Their new Handbook features 36 chapters by outstanding contributors who cover every facet of these interrelated disciplines. Each chapter is up to date and highly readable. This is a 'must-have' reference for graduate students and researchers in health psychology, behavioral medicine, and related disciplines, such as medical sociology and nursing science. It would make a terrific text for a one- or two-semester course." - Kenneth A. Wallston, Vanderbilt University, Tennessee, USA "These distinguished editors and contributors provide an engaging, comprehensive presentation of the current state of the science; a tutorial in how to think about the overarching issues in this dynamic field; and a guide to applying the research to meet challenges in health care. Advanced students and a wide range of health researchers and professionals will appreciate this cutting-edge review. This forward-looking view of how health psychology fits into the broader agenda of health research, services, and policy will serve the field well for many years." - Timothy W. Smith, University of Utah, USA

I. Health Psychology in the Context of Medicine and Theory1. The Great Debate on the Contribution of Behavioral Interventions, Robert M. Kaplan and Karina W. Davidson2. The Biopsychosocial Model and the Use of Theory in Health Psychology, Jerry Suls, Tana Luger, and Rene MartinII. Psychological Foundations of Health Psychology3. Emotions and Stress, William R. Lovallo4. Cognitive and Affective Influences on Health Decisions, Angela Fagerlin, Ellen Peters, Alan Schwartz, and Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher5. Specifying the Determinants of People's Health Beliefs and Health Behavior: How a Social Psychological Perspective Can Inform Initiatives to Promote Health, Marc T. Kiviniemi and Alexander J. Rothman 6. Clinical Psychology and Health Psychology: Toward an Integrated Perspective on Health, Perry M. Nicassio, Melanie A. Greenberg, and Sarosh J. Motivala7. Contributions of Personality to Health Psychology, Howard S. Friedman and Margaret L. Kern8. Anger, Anger Expression, and Health, Padmini Iyer, Maya Rom Korin, Laura Higginbotham, and Karina W. Davidson9. Developmental Influences in Understanding Child and Adolescent Health Behaviors, Dawn K. Wilson, Sara St. George, and Nicole Zarrett10. Adult Development, Aging, and Gerontology, Ilene C. Siegler, Karen Hooker, Hayden B. Bosworth, Merrill F. Elias, and Avron Spiro11. Animal Models in Health Psychology Research, Daniel A. Nation, Neil Schneiderman, and Phillip M. McCabe12. All Roads Lead to Psychoneuroimmunology, Christopher L. Coe III. Contributions of Other Sciences to Health Psychology13. Behavioral Epidemiology, Robert M. Kaplan14. Depression and Illness, Madeline Li and Gary Rodin15. Self-Direction toward Health: Overriding the Default American Lifestyle, John Mirowsky and Catherine E. Ross16. How Genetics Will Change Medicine and Health Psychology, Jeanne McCaffery17. Nursing Science and Psychological Phenomena, Diane Lauver, Rebecca West, and Jean E. Johnson18. Medical Anthropology, William W. Dressler19. Health Psychology Meets Health Economics, Yaniv Hanoch and Thomas Rice20. The Evidence-Based Movement in Health Psychology, Maya Rom Korin, Robert M. Kaplan, and Karina W. DavidsonIV. Health Psychology, Public Health, and Prevention21. Impacts of Being Uninsured, Dylan Habeeb Roby22. Health Services Research, Alison Herrmann23. Primary Care and Prevention, JoEllen Patterson, Joseph E. Scherger, and Ann Marie Smith24. Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease, Gerdi Weidner and Friederike Kendel25. The Role of Behavior in Cancer Prevention, Deborah Bowen and Ulrike Boehmer26. Community HIV Preventive Interventions, Maria Luisa Zuniga, Steffanie A. Strathdee, Estela Blanco, Jose L. Burgos, and Thomas L. Patterson27. The Contribution of Health Psychology to the Advancement of Global Health, Brian Oldenburg, Maximilian de Courten, and Emma FreanV. Health Psychology and the Medical Specialties28. Cardiology, Manjunath Harlapur, Dennis Abraham, and Daichi Shimbo29. The Management of Diabetes, Ian M. Kronish and Devin Mann30. Sleep Medicine, Amy M. Sawyer and Terri E. Weaver31. Psychosocial Interventions for Patients with Cancer, Michael A Diefenbach, Nihal E. Mohamed, Gina Turner, and Catherine S. Diefenbach32. Pain and Painful Syndromes (Including Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia), David A. Williams33. Coping with Chronic Illness, Austin S. Baldwin, Quinn D. Kellerman, and Alan J. Christensen34. Managing the Obesity Epidemic, Lucy F. Faulconbridge and Thomas A. Wadden35. Pharmacology and Behavior: The Case of Tobacco Dependence, Kenneth A. Perkins36. Theory-Based Behavioral Interventions for Smoking Cessation: Efficacy, Processes, and Future Directions, Jonathan B. Bricker

ISBN: 9781606238950
ISBN-10: 1606238957
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 608
Published: 19th August 2010
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 3.45
Weight (kg): 1.25