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Author Straub, Richard O. (Richard Otto)

Title Health psychology / Richard O. Straub
Published New York : Worth Publishers, [2002]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  616.0019 Str/Hps  AVAILABLE
Description xxv, 705 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introducing health psychology -- Research in health psychology -- Biological foundations of health and illness -- Stress -- Coping with stress -- Staying healthy -- Nutrition, obesity, and eating disorders -- Substance abuse -- Cardiovascular disease and diabetes -- Cancer -- HIV and AIDS -- Health care and patient behavior -- Managing pain -- Complementary and alternative medicine -- Health psychology through the life span -- Epilogue: health psychology today and tomorrow
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Clinical psychology.
Clinical health psychology.
Health behavior.
Social medicine.
Health Behavior.
LC no. 2001046904
ISBN 1572597860