Health psychology

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Prentice Hall, Feb 1, 1989 - Health & Fitness - 450 pages
Now in. its second edition, this book's biopsychosocial health psychology approach is contrasted and compared to traditional biomedical views of health and disease. Rather than simply offering research findings, concepts are integrated throughout the text, allowing students to learn specific content while they evaluate research and theory.

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Psychological Contributors to and Treatments
Medical Ethics

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About the author (1989)

Howard S. Friedman is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside (UCR). His research is focused on lifespan psychosocial predictors and mediators of health and longevity. Dr. Friedman is the recipient of the career award for "Outstanding Contributions to Health
Psychology" from the American Psychological Association (Division 38) and winner of UCR's Distinguished Teaching Award.
Roxane Cohen Silver is Professor of Psychology and Social Behavior and Professor of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). She studies how individuals cope with stressful life experiences, such as loss of a spouse or child, divorce, childhood sexual abuse, physical disability,
natural disaster, and terrorism. Dr. Silver has been an advisor to the US Department of Homeland Security and has received UCI's Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award for Teaching.

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