Health Psychology: An Introduction to Behavior and Health, 9th Edition
- Linda Brannon
- Jess Feist
- John A. Updegraff
- ISBN-10: 1337094641
- ISBN-13: 9781337094641
- 544 Pages | Hardcover
- Previous Editions: 2014, 2010, 2007
- COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
For over 20 years, HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION TO BEHAVIOR AND HEALTH has remained a leader in the field for its scholarship, strong and current research base, and balanced coverage of the cognitive, behavioral, and biological approaches to health psychology. Appreciated by instructors -- and accessible and appealing to a wide-range of students, including non-majors -- this classic text features a concise writing style, ample pedagogy, and numerous visuals. This edition is updated to reflect the latest developments in the field, and includes many new real-world examples selected for their interest and relevance to today's students.
Part I: FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY.
1. Introducing Health Psychology.
2. Conducting Health Research.
3. Seeking and Receiving Health Care.
4. Adhering to Healthy Behavior.
Part II: STRESS, PAIN, AND COPING.
5. Defining, Measuring, and Managing Stress.
6. Understanding Stress, Immunity, and Disease.
7. Understanding and Managing Pain.
8. Considering Alternative Approaches.
Part III: BEHAVIOR AND CHRONIC DISEASE.
9. Behavioral Factors in Cardiovascular Disease.
10. Behavioral Factors in Cancer.
11. Living With Chronic Illness.
Part IV: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH.
12. Smoking Tobacco.
13. Using Alcohol and Other Drugs.
14. Eating and Weight.
Part V: LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE.
16. Future Challenges.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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