Health Psychology: Biopsychosocial Interactions

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This overview of health psychology emphasizes health maintenance and illness prevention. It integrates contemporary research in biology, psychology, anthropology and sociology, utilizing the biopsychosocial model as the basic explanatory theme for health and health care. The third edition has expanded coverage of psychoneuroimmunology and AIDS prevention, methods of coping and ways to reduce stress, and smoking cessation.

Unique or interesting research is presented as short stories.
-- Engaging, anecdotal "Prologues" provide overviews of each chapter.

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