Health Psychology Through the Life Span: Practice and Research Opportunities

Pages: 464
Item #: 4317780
ISBN: 978-1-55798-378-7
List Price: $24.95
Member/Affiliate Price: $19.95
Copyright: 1996
Format: Hardcover
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Written by the top practitioners and researchers in the field, Health Psychology Through the Life Span explores a vast array of critical services that health psychologists can provide in both the practice and research arenas. Chapters summarize research results that show the positive health benefits of behavioral treatments, describe collaborative practices — both formal and informal — that physicians and psychologists can establish, and outline specific behavioral approaches to various health problems such as

  • depression
  • anxiety disorders
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • respiratory illness
  • Alzheimer's disease and other issues of aging
  • renal disease
  • pain and stress
  • HIV/AIDS among African Americans
  • smoking
  • binge drinking among college students
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