This book, by one of the foremost researchers in health psychology, has been thoroughly revised to incorporate the latest research findings in the field. This edition offers a new design, increased pedagogy and a more concise presentation. The result is a text that conveys the increasing sophistication and complexity of the field in a way that is ...Read MoreThis book, by one of the foremost researchers in health psychology, has been thoroughly revised to incorporate the latest research findings in the field. This edition offers a new design, increased pedagogy and a more concise presentation. The result is a text that conveys the increasing sophistication and complexity of the field in a way that is accessible and exciting to undergraduates. The flexible organization and emphasis of many relevant areas of psychology make the book appropriate for courses in Health Psychology, Health and Human Behaviour, and allied health and premed/pharmacy programs. The text takes a social psychological perspective that provides clear explanations of biological, psychological and social factors in health issues reinforced with case that illustrate important points. Many theoretical perspectives are incorporated as they relate to particular health problems. - Updated research and statistics throughout. - A personal, dynamic writing style appeals to students of all ages and backgrounds. Complex issues and topics in human development are clearly explained and illustrated throughout the text. - Case Studies, providing relevant material, open each chapter.Read Less
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I was thrilled to find this textbook that I needed for my college course at such a great price. It was half of what I would have paid if I purchased it through my school.
Feb 19, 2009
mind and body
This is a wonderful book, especially for those interested in the psychological aspect of healthcare. It consists of wonderful health information that one may share with others. I recommend it to anyone without reservation!
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