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Author Payne, Sheila, 1954-

Title Psychology for nurses and the caring professions / Sheila Payne and Janet Walker
Edition Second edition
Published Buckingham ; Bristol, PA, USA : Open University Press, 1996


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Description ix, 228 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Social science for nurses and the caring professions
Social science for nurses and the caring professions.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction to psychology -- Ch. 2. Understanding health and illness -- Ch. 3. Self concept and body image -- Ch. 4. Theories of learning: Developments and applications -- Ch. 5. Perception, memory and patient information-giving -- Ch. 6. Stress and coping: Theory and applications in health care -- Ch. 7. Development and loss in social relationships -- Ch. 8. Pain -- Ch. 9. Social processes in health care delivery
Summary Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions is a key textbook for all students undertaking diploma or degree level courses in nursing, health and social care
Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions is one of a series of texts which provide coherent and multi-disciplinary support for all professional groups involved in the provision of health and social care. It introduces students to a range of psychological theories and research, supported by evidence from health psychology. Applications are offered within a variety of health care settings, with an emphasis on health promotion and preventive care. The authors draw upon their clinical, teaching and research experience to engage the student's interest through the use of case examples, special research-based topics and exercises for group discussion or individual study. The text has been carefully designed with the student in mind: a comprehensive reference list is provided at the end of the book, together with a glossary of terms. The text is illustrated throughout with diagrams, tables and graphs and suggestions for further reading are given at the end of each chapter
Analysis Health Psychology
Health Psychology
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [210]-217) and index
Subject Clinical health psychology.
Nursing -- Psychological aspects.
Patients -- Psychology.
Nurse-Patient Relations [MESH]
Nurse-Patient Relations.
Nursing Care -- psychology [MESH]
Nursing Care -- psychology.
Patient Care -- psychology.
Psychology, Medical.
Psychology, Clinical.
Nursing Care -- psychology.
Patients -- psychology.
Health Personnel -- psychology.
Nurses -- psychology.
Patients -- psychology.
Genre/Form nurses' instruction [MESH]
Author Walker, Jan, 1946-
Open University.
LC no. 95014761
ISBN 0335194109