Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine, 2nd Edition

  • Susan Ayers
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  • ISBN-10: 0511481195
  • ISBN-13: 9780511481192
  • DDC: 610.19
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 968 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released January 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

Wholly revised and reworked, this new edition offers a fully up-to-date, comprehensive, accessible, one-stop resource for psychologists, health professionals and healthcare specialists. The prestigious editorial team (which includes two new members, Susan Ayers and Kenneth Wallston), have added substantially to their international, interdisciplinary cast of authors and areas of coverage.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Contributors.
Preface.
1: Psychology, Health and Illness.
2: Psychological Aspects of Health and Illness.
3: Adolescent Lifestyle.
4: Age and Physical Functioning.
5: Age and Cognitive Functioning.
6: Ageing and Health.
7: Architecture and Health.
8: Attributions and Health.
9: Childhood Influences on Health.
10: Children's Perceptions of Illness and Death.
11: Coping with Bereavement.
12: Coping with Chronic Illness.
13: Coping with Chronic Pain.
14: Coping with Death and Dying.
15: Coping with Stressful Medical Procedures.
16: Cultural and Ethnic Factors in Health.
17: Delay in Seeking Help.
18: Diet and Health.
19: Disability.
20: Emotional Expression and Health.
21: Expectations and Health.
22: Gender Issues and Women's Health.
23: The Health Belief Model.
24: Health-Related Behaviours: Common Factors.
25: Hospitalization in Adults.
26: Hospitalization in Children.
27: Hostility and Type a Behaviour in Coronary Artery Disease.
28: Lay Beliefs about Health and Illness.
29: Life Events and Health.
30: Men's Health.
31: Noise: Effects on Health.
32: Pain: A Multidimensional Perspective.
33: Perceived Control.
34: Personality and Health.
35: Physical Activity and Health.
36: Placebos.
37: Psychoneuroimmunology.
38: Psychosomatics.
39: Quality of Life.
40: Religion and Health.
41: Risk Perception and Health Behaviour.
42: Self-Efficacy in Health Functioning.
43: Sexual Risk Behaviour.
44: Sleep and Health.
45: Social Support and Health.
46: Socioeconomic Status and Health.
47: Stigma.
48: Stress and Health.
49: Symptom Perception.
50: Theory of Planned Behaviour.
51: Transtheoretical Model of Behaviour Change.
52: Unemployment and Health.
53: Psychological Assessment.
54: Brain Imaging and Function.
55: Communication Assessment.
56: Coping Assessment.
57: Diagnostic Interviews and Clinical Practice.
58: Disability Assessment.
59: Health Cognition Assessment.
60: Health Status Assessment.
61: Illness Cognition Assessment.
62: IQ Testing.
63: Assessment of Mood.
64: Neuropsychological Assessment.
65: Neuropsychological Assessment of Attention and Executive Functioning.
66: Neuropsychological Assessment of Learning and Memory.
67: Pain Assessment.
68: Patient Satisfaction Assessment.
69: Psychoneuroimmunology Asessments.
70: Qualitative Asessment.
71: Quality of Life Assessment.
72: Social Support Assessment.
73: Stress Assessment.
74: Psychological Intervention.
75: Behaviour Therapy.
76: Biofeedback.
77: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.
78: Community-Based Interventions.
79: Counselling.
80: Group Therapy.
81: Health Promotion.
82: Hypnosis.
83: Motivational Interviewing.
84: Neuropsychological Rehabilitation.
85: Pain Management.
86: Physical Activity Interventions.
87: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.
88: Psychosocial Care of the Elderly.
89: Relaxation Training.
90: Self-Management Interventions.
91: Social Support Interventions.
92: Stress Management.
93: Worksite Interventions.
94: Healthcare Practice.
95: Adherence to Treatment.
96: Attitudes of Health Professionals.
97: Breaking Bad News.
98: Burnout in Health Professionals.
99: Communicating Risk.
100: Healthcare Professional-Patient Communication.
101: Healthcare Work Environments.
102: Informed Consent.
103: Interprofessional Education in Essence.
104: Medical Decision-Making.
105: Medical Interviewing.
106: Patient-Centred Healthcare.
107: Patient Safety and Iatrogenesis.
108: Patient Satisfaction.
109: Psychological Support for Healthcare Professionals.
110: Reassurance.
111: Screening in Healthcare: General Issues.
112: Shiftwork and Health.
113: Stress in Health Professionals.
114: Surgery.
115: Teaching Communication Skills.
116: Written Communication.
117: Medical Topics.
118: Abortion.
119: Accidents and Unintentional Injuries.
120: Acne.
121: Alcohol Abuse.
122: Allergies to Drugs.
123: Allergies to Food.
124: Allergies: General.
125: Amnesia.
126: Amputation and Phantom Limb Pain.
127: Anaesthesia and Psychology.
128: Antenatal Care.
129: Aphasia Recovery, Treatment and Psychosocial Adjustment.
130: Asthma.
131: Back Pain.
132: Blindness and Visual Disability.
133: Blood Donation.
134: Breastfeeding.
135: Burn Injuries: Psychological and Social Aspects.
136: Cancer: Breast.
137: Cancers of the Digestive Tract.
138: Cancer: General.
139: Cancer: Gynaecologic.
140: Cancer: Head and Neck.
141: Cancer: Hodgkin's and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
142: Cancer: Leukaemia.
143: Cancer: Lung.
144: Cancer: Prostate.
145: Cancer: Skin.
146: Carotid Artery Disease and Treatment.
147: Chemotherapy.
148: Child Abuse and Neglect.
149: Chromosomal Abnormalities.
150: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
151: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema.
152: Cleft Lip and Palate.
153: Cold, Common.
154: Complementary Medicine.
155: Contraception.
156: Coronary Heart Disease: Impact.
157: Coronary Heart Disease: Cardiac Psychology.
158: Coronary Heart Disease: Heart Failure.
159: Coronary Heart Disease: Rehabilitation.
160: Coronary Heart Disease: Surgery.
161: Cystic Fibrosis.
162: Acquired Hearing Loss.
163: Dementias.
164: Diabetes Mellitus.
165: Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner Violence and Wife Battering.
166: Drug Dependency: Benzodiazepines.
167: Drug Dependence: Opiates and Stimulants.
168: Drugs: Beta-Blockers.
169: Drugs: Psychotropic Medication.
170: Dyslexia.
171: Eating Disorders.
172: Eczema.
173: Endocrine Disorders.
174: Enuresis.
175: Epilepsy.
176: Epstein-Barr Virus Infection.
177: Facial Disfigurement and Dysmorphology.
178: Fetal Wellbeing: Monitoring and Assessment.
179: Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers.
180: Growth Retardation.
181: Haemophilia.
182: Head Injury.
183: Headache and Migraine.
184: Herpes.
185: HIV/AIDS.
186: Hormone Replacement Therapy.
187: Hospital Acquired Infection.
188: Huntington's Disease.
189: Hyperactivity.
190: Hypertension.
191: Hyperthyroidism.
192: Hyperventilation.
193: Hysterectomy.