Health psychology: a textbook

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Open University Press, 1996 - Medical - 335 pages
"The market leading textbook in the field, Health Psychology by Jane Ogden, is essential reading for all students and researchers of health psychology. It is also invaluable to students of medicine, nursing and allied health. Retaining the breadth of coverage, clarity and relevance that has made it a favourite with students and lecturers, this fourth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated."--BOOK JACKET.

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Contents

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1
What are the aims of health psychology?
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Illness cognitions
36
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Jane Ogden is Professor in Health Psychology at the University of Surrey, UK. Her research explores aspects of health including obesity and eating behaviour, communication in the consultation, and women's health issues. She has a distinguished track record in the field, having established a successful course in health psychology and taught at several leading institutions. Jane is the author of five books and has published over 100 research papers.

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