Health Psychology: A Textbook

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Open University Press, 2004 - Psychology - 473 pages
This text has made a major contribution to the teaching and study of this still rapidly expanding discipline. This substantial revision continues to provide the most accessible and comprehensive guide to the field. Many new features have been incorporated into this edition to aid students and teachers even further, including: Additional chapters on stress Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) section expanded and improved Increased biological coverage New chapter on eating behavior New coverage of problems with social cognition models New section on consequences of CHD and rehabilitation of patients Completely new text design Online Learning Center for students and lecturers This is essential reading for all students and researchers of health psychology and for students of medicine, nursing, and allied health courses.

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Contents

An introduction to health psychology
1
Health beliefs
13
LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES
15
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Jane Ogden is a reader in health psychology at Guy’s, King’s and St.Thomas’ School of Medicine, University of London. She studied for a Ph.D. in eating behaviour at the Institute of Psychiatry, London. She then became a lecturer of health psychology at Middlesex University where she set up a health psychology course.

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