Applied Topics in Health Psychology

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 14, 2012 - Psychology - 560 pages
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This selection of in-depth, critical and comprehensive chapters on topical issues in applied health psychology features the work of key researchers and practitioners in the Australasian health system and deals with both theoretical and methodological aspects of the subject.

  • The first health psychology text aimed specifically at regional postgraduate trainees
  • Covers an array of topics and issues and focuses on applied aspects of clinical health and health promotion
  • Includes both specialized topics and new frontiers of research
  • Contextualizes health psychology teaching and learning for Australasian students

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Interdisciplinary Models of Care
Health Coaching
Physical Activity
Distinguishing Between Positive
Promoting Aging Well
Gender GenderRole Stereotypes
Living with a Craniofacial Condition
Body Image and Health
Maladaptive Eating Practices
Maternal Obesity Through
The Role of Psychology
Reducing Harmful Alcohol
SubstanceUse Disorders
Metacognitive Therapy for Alcohol

Hegemonic Masculinity and Drinking as
Culture and Health
The Relationship Between Subjective
Companion Animals and Physical
Oral Health and Wellbeing
Health Psychology in Relation
My Genes are my Destiny
Psychological Implications
The Psychological Management
Identification and Treatment
From Insomnia to Healthy Sleep
Major Musculoskeletal Disorders
Rumination as a Cognitive Process
Illness Cognition Coping
The Experience and Management
Enhancing Adherence
Psychological Management of
Interdisciplinary Pain Management
Working in Healthcare Teams
The General Practice Team

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About the author (2012)

Marie Louise Caltabiano is Associate Professor of Psychology in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at James Cook University, Australia. With 20 years of teaching experience in clinical health psychology, she is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and the American Psychological Association, and co-author of Health Psychology: Biopsychosocial Interactions (Wiley, 2008), the Australasian adaptation of Sarafino's Health Psychology.

Lina Ricciardelli is Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at Deakin University, Australia, and chairs the College of Health Psychologists in the Australian Psychological Society. She has published more than 100 papers on health psychology, developmental psychology, and substance use.

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