Health Psychology An Introduction to Behavior and Health
By (author) Jess Feist , By (author) John Updegraff , By (author) Linda Brannon Product details • Format Hardback | 544 pages • Dimensions 210 x 262 x 26mm | 1,402g • Publication date 06 Apr 2017 • Publisher Cengage Learning, Inc • Imprint CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing • Publication City/Country Mason, OH, United States • Language English • Edition statement 9th edition • ISBN10 1337094641 • ISBN13 9781337094641
For over 20 years, HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION TO BEHAVIOR AND HEALTH has remained a leader in the field for its scholarship, strong and current research base, and balanced coverage of the cognitive, behavioral, and biological approaches to health psychology. Appreciated by instructors -- and accessible and appealing to a wide-range of students, including non-majors -- this classic text features a concise writing style, ample pedagogy, and numerous visuals. This edition is updated to reflect the latest developments in the field, and includes many new real-world examples selected for their interest and relevance to today's students.
Table of Contents Part I: FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY. 1. Introducing Health Psychology. 2. Conducting Health Research. 3. Seeking and Receiving Health Care. 4. Adhering to Healthy Behavior. Part II: STRESS, PAIN, AND COPING. 5. Defining, Measuring, and Managing Stress. 6. Understanding Stress, Immunity, and Disease. 7. Understanding and Managing Pain. 8. Considering Alternative Approaches. Part III: BEHAVIOR AND CHRONIC DISEASE. 9. Behavioral Factors in Cardiovascular Disease. 10. Behavioral Factors in Cancer. 11. Living With Chronic Illness. Part IV: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH. 12. Smoking Tobacco. 13. Using Alcohol and Other Drugs. 14. Eating and Weight. 15. Exercising. Part V: LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE. 16. Future Challenges. Glossary.