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Personality-Guided Therapy in Behavioral Medicine : Personality-Guided Psychology - Robert G. Harper

Personality-Guided Therapy in Behavioral Medicine

Personality-Guided Psychology

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2004
ISBN: 9781591470434
Number Of Pages: 480

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In ""Personality-Guided Therapy in Behavioral Medicine"", the latest volume in the ""Personality-Guided Psychology"" series, Robert G. Harper integrates a broad research base on how personality type interacts with and affects the course of common medical conditions, such as cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. He illuminates why and how patients with specific personality attributes interact with their health care providers, make lifestyle choices that affect the course of disease, make use of psychosocial supports, and cope with the demands of illness as well as treatment. Filled with practical guidance and strategies for treatment in a hospital or outpatient setting, this book has the potential to be of great practical utility for clinicians. Researchers, too, should benefit from an understanding of the various personality disorders and their implications for prevention and treatment.

Series Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introduction: Behavioral Medicinep. 3
Behavioral Medicine Theory and Medical Diseasep. 19
Schizoid Personalityp. 47
Paranoid Personalityp. 65
Schizotypal Personalityp. 91
Histrionic Personalityp. 111
Narcissistic Personalityp. 133
Antisocial Personalityp. 157
Borderline Personalityp. 179
Dependent Personalityp. 207
Avoidant Personalityp. 229
Compulsive Personalityp. 251
Personality Disorders Not Otherwise Specifiedp. 277
Future Directionsp. 319
Referencesp. 327
Author Indexp. 343
Subject Indexp. 349
About the Authorp. 359
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ISBN: 9781591470434
ISBN-10: 1591470439
Series: Personality-Guided Psychology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 1st January 2004
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.67 x 19.05  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.98