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Author Sarafino, Edward P., 1940-

Title Health psychology : biopsychosocial interactions / Edward P. Sarafino
Published New York : Wiley, [1990]


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Description xvii, 555 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents An overview of psychology and health -- The body's physical systems -- Stress : its meaning, impact, and sources -- Stress, biopsychosocial factors, and illness -- Coping with and reducing stress -- Lifestyles and health : health-related behavior and health promotion -- Lifestyle factors and modification I : substance abuse -- Lifestyle factors and modification II : nutrition, weight control and diet, exercise, and safety -- Using health services -- In the hospital : the setting, procedures, and effects on patients -- The nature and symptoms of pain -- Managing and controlling clinical pain -- Living with serious and disabling chronic health problems -- Living with high-mortality illnesses and loss
Analysis Health Psychology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Clinical health psychology.
Attitude to Health.
Behavioral Medicine.
Biological Psychiatry.
Health Behavior.
Health Services.
Life Style.
LC no. 89039798
ISBN 0471524549 (Int. edition)