Health Psychology by Shelley E TaylorHealth Psychology by Shelley E Taylor

Health Psychology

byShelley E Taylor, Fuschia Sirois

Paperback | March 11, 2014

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With CONNECT the 3rd Canadian edition of Taylor/Sirois' Health Psychology offers students and instructors an interactive learning experience. The interactive eBook allows for immediate application as embedded videos and activities are available to heighten comprehension and engagement. Health Psychology presents the depth of the field and the behavioural science behind the findings; including major focuses on improving our health care system, caring for our aging population (boomers), and the behavioural components and risk factors for disease prevention and health promotion.
Shelley E. Taylor is a distinguished professor of psychology at UCLA and one of the country's leading scientists. She lives in Los Angeles.
Title:Health PsychologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:10.6 × 8.3 × 0.9 inPublished:March 11, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1259024784

ISBN - 13:9781259024788

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction to Health Psychology

Chapter 1: What is Health Psychology?

Chapter 2: The Systems of the Body

Part 2: Health Behaviour and Primary Prevention

Chapter 3: Health Behaviours

Chapter 4: Preventive and Health Promotion Behaviours

Chapter 5: Health-Compromising Behaviours

Part 3: Stress and Coping

Chapter 6: Stress

Chapter 7: Moderators of the Stress Experience

Part 4: The Patient in the Treatment Setting

Chapter 8: Using Health Services

Chapter 9: patient-Provider Relations

Chapter 10: Pain and Its Management

Part 5: Management of Chronic and Terminal Illness

Chapter 11: Management of Chronic Illness

Chapter 12: Psychological Issues in Advancing and Terminal Illness

Chapter 13: Heart Disease, Hypertensions, Stroke, and Diabetes

Chapter 14: Psychoneuroimmunology, AIDS, Cancer, and Arthritis

Part 6: Toward the Future

Chapter 15: Health Psychology: Challenges for the Future