Handbook of Diversity Issues in Health Psychology by Pamela M. KatoHandbook of Diversity Issues in Health Psychology by Pamela M. Kato

Handbook of Diversity Issues in Health Psychology

EditorPamela M. Kato, Traci Mann

Hardcover | September 30, 1996

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This innovative handbook explores topics such as touch therapies across the life span, the problem of pediatric pain, designing health promotion programs for Latinos and much more.
Title:Handbook of Diversity Issues in Health PsychologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:467 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.03 inPublished:September 30, 1996Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306453258

ISBN - 13:9780306453250

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Table of Contents

Introduction and Methodology: Introduction: Toward a Health Psychology of Special Populations; T. Mann, P. Kato. Fear of Heterogeneity in the Study of Human Populations and the Statistical Artifacts It Produces; H.C. Kraemer. Lifespan Issues in Health Psychology: Issues of Age and Health; M. Pasupathi. Touch Therapies across the Life Span; T. Field. The Context of Development for Young Children in Cocaine Abusing Families; L. Mayes, M. Bornstein. The Problem of Pediatric Pain; B. Kasson, et al. Healthy Adolescent Development: Risks and Opportunities; N. Leffert, A.C. Petersen. Reversing Disability in Old Age; B. Levy, E. Langer. Functional Impairment, Physical Disease, and Depression in Older Adults; A. Zeiss, et al. Gender and Sexual Orientation Issues in Health Psychology: Why Do We Need a Health Psychology of Gender? T. Mann. Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Women: Issues for Prevention and Women's Health; M.A. Chesney, J. Nealy. Masculine Gender Role Stress: A Perspective on Men's Health; M.M. Copenhaver, R.M. Eisler. Psychotherapy with HIVinfected Gay Men; G. Grossman. Homophobia and the Health of Psychology of Lesbians; K. O'Hanlan. Issues of Ethnicity in Health Psychology: On Nothing and Everything: The Relationship between Ethnicity and Health; P.M. Kato. African-American Health over the Life Course: A Multidimensional Framework; J. Jackson, S.L. Sellers. Designing Health Promotion Programs for Latinos; F.G. Castro, et al. Health Care Issues among Asian-American: Implications of Somatization; C.A. Chun, et al. Behavioral Approaches to Illness Prevention for Native Americans; S. Schinke. A Biological, Environmental, and Cultural Basis for Ethnic Differences in Treatment; M. Smith, K.M. Lin. Socioeconomic Status and the Health or Racial Minority Populations; D.R. Williams, T. Rucker. Index.

Editorial Reviews

`[This book] makes a strong case for the need for more systematic research that investigates possible differences in health between and within groups along the dimensions of age, gender, social class, race/ethnicity, and sexual orientation....a significant contribution.' From the Foreword by Hector F. Myers, University of California, Los Angeles `An important work for medical students and upper-division undergraduates and graduate nursing students as well as faculty and professionals.' Choice