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Title Social psychological foundations of health and illness / edited by Jerry Suls and Kenneth A. Wallston
Published Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2003


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  616.0019 Sul/Spf  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 583 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series The Blackwell series in health psychology and behavioral medicine
Blackwell series in health psychology and behavioral medicine.
Contents Healthy life-style across the life-span : the heck with the surgeon general! / Howard S. Friedman -- Exploring the links between risk perceptions and preventive health behavior / Neil D. Weinstein -- Communicating about health : message framing, persuasion and health behavior / Peter Salovey and Duane T. Wegener -- The information-motivation-behavioral skills model : a general social psychological approach to understanding and promoting health behavior / William A. Fisher, Jeffrey D. Fisher, and Jennifer Harman -- A social reaction model of adolescent health risk / Frederick X. Gibbons, Meg Gerrard, and David J. Lane -- Affect, thought and self-protective health behavior : the case of worry and cancer screening / Kevin D. McCaul and Amy B. Mullens -- Social-cognitive factors in health behavior change / Britta Renner and Ralf Schwarzer -- Common sense models of illness : implications for sympton perception and health-related behaviors / René Martin [and others] -- Contributions of social comparison to physical illness and well-being / Jerry Suls -- Interpersonal emotional processes in adjustment to chronic illness / Robert F. DeVellis [and others] -- The social, linguistic, and health consequences of emotional disclosure / James W. Pennebaker -- Affiliation, social support, and biobehavioral responses to stress / Shelley E. Taylor [and others] -- Toward a social psychophysiology of cardiovascular reactivity : interpersonal concepts and methods in the study of stress and coronary disease / Timothy W. Smith, Linda C. Gallo, and John M. Ruiz -- Gender-related traits and health / Vicki S. Helgeson -- Self-regulatory processes and responses to health threats : effects of optimism on well-being / Michael F. Scheier and Charles S. Carver -- The influence of psychological factors on restorative function in health and illness / Ashley W. Smith and Andrew Baum -- Coping and readjustment to rheumatoid arthritis / Craig A. Smith, Kenneth A. Wallston, and Kathleen A. Dwyer -- Daily processes in health and illness / Howard Tennen, Glenn Affleck, and Stephen Armeli -- Scenes from a marriage : examining support, coping, and gender within the context of chronic illness / Tracey A. Revenson
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Social medicine.
Clinical health psychology.
Author Suls, Jerry M.
Wallston, Kenneth A.
LC no. 2002153501
ISBN 0631225153 (hbk : alk. paper)
0631225153 (hbk. : alk. paper)