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Health Psychology Adrian A. Kaptein

Health Psychology

Adrian A. Kaptein

Published August 23rd 2004
ISBN : 9780631214410
Hardcover
440 pages
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Health Psychology is a textbook providing students with a critical, thought-provoking introduction to this rapidly expanding discipline, covering health, illness and healthcare.A textbook giving a critical, thought-provoking introduction to theMoreHealth Psychology is a textbook providing students with a critical, thought-provoking introduction to this rapidly expanding discipline, covering health, illness and healthcare.A textbook giving a critical, thought-provoking introduction to the rapidly expanding discipline of health psychology.Written by some of the worlds leading health psychologists.Divided into three sections on Health and Illness Behavior, Process and Outcome in Illness, and Health Care Contexts and the Practice of Health Psychology.Each chapter stands alone as an overview of a particular area.At the same time, all of the contributions have been carefully edited to make the book fully cohesive and integrated.Includes an in-depth introduction by the editors to the field of health psychology and the volume as a whole.Supported by evidence from research studies drawn from around the world.