The second edition of Richard Straub's "Health Psychology" explores the psychology behind why we get sick, how we stay well, how we react to illness and how we relate to the health care system and health care providers. "Health Psychology" features superior coverage of major trends in the field, including the mind-body connection, alternative medicine, cross-cultural interactions, women's health and health across the lifespan. "Health Psychology" also emphasizes critical thinking and real-world applications.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY - PART TWO: STRESS AND HEALTH - PART THREE: BEHAVIOR AND HEALTH - PART FOUR: CHRONIC AND LIFE-THREATENING ILLNESSES - PART FIVE: SEEKING TREATMENT - PART SIX: DEVELOPMENTAL FACTORS - Epilogue: Health Psychology Today and Tomorrow - Glossary - References - Credits - Name Index - Subject Index
RICHARD STRAUB, University of Michigan, Dearborn, USA.