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Handbook of Psychology: v. 9: Health Psychology
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This work provides a comprehensive overview of the nature and origins of psychological well-being and ill health, with a focus on promotion and prevention. Chapters cover the biopsychosocial parameters of wellness and dysfunction, stress and coping, and vulnerability and resilience.

Table of Contents

Handbook of Psychology: Preface (I. Weiner). Volume Preface (A. Nezu, et al.). Contributors. Introduction. PART I: OVERVIEW. 1. Health Psychology: Overview and Professional Issues (D. F. Marks, et al.). PART II: CAUSAL AND MEDIATING PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS. 2. Stressful Life Events (R. Schwarzer & U. Schultz). 3. Coping and Social Support (S. Manne). 4. Psychoneuroimmunology (J. R. Stowell, et al.). PART III: DISEASES AND DISORDERS. 5. Asthma (K. B. Schmaling, et al.). 6. Obesity (J. A. Corsica & M. G. Perri). 7. Tobacco Dependence (G. Swan, et al.). 8. Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Conditions (H. M. Burke, et al.). 9. Diabetes Mellitus (J. Landel-Graham, et al.). 10. AIDS/HIV (M. P. Carey & P. A. Vanable). 11. Headaches (F. Andrasik & S. E. Walch). 12. Psychosocial Oncology (A. M. Nezu, et al.). 13. Pain Management (D. C. Turk & A. Okifuji). 14. Insomnia (C. M. Morin, et al.). 15. Coronary Heart Disease and Hypertension (M. O'Callahan, et al.). 16. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (L. A. Jason & R. R. Taylor). 17. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (E. B. Blanchard & L. Keefer). 18. Spinal Cord Injury (T. R. Elliott & P. Rivera). PART IV: HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN. 19. Child Health Psychology (L. P. Barakat, et al.). 20. Adolescent Health (S. Phillips). 21. Adult Development and Aging (I. Siegler, et al.). PART V: SPECIAL TOPICS. 22. Women's Health Psychology (P. A. Geller, et al.). 23. Cultural Aspects of Health Psychology (K. E. Whitfield, et al.). 24. Occupational Health Psychology (J. C. Quick, et al.). 25. Complementary and Alternative Therapies (C. M. Nezu, et al.). Author Index. Subject Index.
Release date NZ
January 24th, 2003
Edited by Arthur M. Nezu Edited by Christine M. Nezu Edited by Pamela A. Geller Editor-in-chief Irving B. Weiner
Country of Publication
United States
John Wiley & Sons Inc
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