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  • 287pp. Published August 2017
  • Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.,USA.
  • Category: Medicine & Healthcare
  • ISBN: 978-1-61896-428-1
  • (Hardcover) USD 109.00
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Advances in Health Psychology
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Health psychology is the study of psychological and behavioral processes in health, illness, and healthcare. It is concerned with understanding how psychological, behavioral, and cultural factors contribute to physical health and illness. Psychological factors can affect health directly. For example, chronically occurring environmental stressors affecting the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis, cumulatively, can harm health. Behavioral factors can also affect a person's health.

Components of the Book:
  • Chapter 1
    Maximizing the potential of psychology for the Israeli mental health reform
  • Chapter 2
    Applying occupational and organizational psychology theory to entrustment decision-making about trainees in health care: a conceptual model
  • Chapter 3
    Bariatric psychology in the UK National Health Service: input across the patient pathway
  • Chapter 4
    Tobacco consumption and positive mental health: an epidemiological study from a positive psychology perspective
  • Chapter 5
    The application of positive psychology in the practice of education
  • Chapter 6
    Opportunities and Challenges for the Emerging Field of Positive Emotion Regulation: A Commentary on the Special Edition on Positive Emotions and Cognitions in Clinical Psychology
  • Chapter 7
    Clinical supervision for clinical psychology students in Uganda: an initial qualitative exploration
  • Chapter 8
    Why won’t it Stick? Positive Psychology and Positive Education
  • Chapter 9
    Scientometric trend analyses of publications on the history of psychology: Is psychology becoming an unhistorical science?
  • Chapter 10
    Replication initiatives will not salvage the trustworthiness of psychology
Readership: Students, academics, teachers and other people attending or interested in Health Psychology.
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