Health psychology

Health psychology

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Examines how psychological states influence physical health in a variety of ways including how psychological factors influence engaging in health-promoting behaviors, developing illness and managing illness. This book is organized around fundamental psychological theories and issues. * A strong emphasis on research, including an entire chapter devoted solely to research methods. * Strongly and clearly grounded in current theories and research in psychology. * Inclusion of the most current research and theory in health psychology.Other self-control approaches to weight loss focus on helping people make small changes in their behavior, or even in the way ... people in different businesses participated in a 3-month weight-loss challenge in which each participant was given a weight-loss ... Social influence techniques, including having the support of family members and friends as well as participating in formal weight-loss groups, anbsp;...

Title:Health psychology
Author:Catherine Ashley Sanderson
Publisher:Wiley - 2004


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