Podiatry: A Psychological Approach

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John Wiley & Sons, May 18, 2009 - Medical - 216 pages
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Podiatry: A Psychological Approach provides a problem and case-based approach to understanding psychological and social difficulties commonly experienced by clients and presented to practitioners.

This book is designed to be an introduction to important applied psychology in clinical practice. The main chapters are organized as individual patient case studies with relevant psychological theory attached. Attention is also given to social-psychological issues pertinent to both newly qualified and experienced podiatric practitioners.

 

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Contents

1 The sociology of podiatry as a profession
1
2 Issues faced by newly qualified podiatrists
7
3 The effects of culture on behavioural change
12
4 Autonomy in private practice and the need to undertake continuous professional development
20
5 Psychological and physical problems faced by middleaged premenopausal women
24
6 Symptoms of a workrelated injury
37
7 Health decisionmaking based on the theory of reasoned action
44
8 The psychology of personality addiction and aggression
52
15 Safety and independence considerations when dealing with earlystage dementia
100
16 Professional boundaries
107
17 Homelessness and people with complex needs
115
18 Social factors versus medical needs
121
19 The importance of positivity
130
20 Adolescence the development and exploration of the self selfesteem and social identity
136
21 Behavioural change
144
22 The influence of religion and spirituality on health
153

9 Communication through an interpreter
60
10 The psychological effects of bereavement
67
11 The relationship between socioeconomic status and health
75
12 Working with patients who have a dual diagnosis
81
13 Complex interactions illustrating the need for good interpersonal and communication skills
88
14 The importance of confidentiality and negotiating informed consent
95
23 The effect of the death of a patient
162
24 Challenging the current practice in podiatry
170
25 Coda
176
References
181
Index
197
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About the author (2009)

Dr Anne Mandy is a Reader at the Clinical Research Centre, School of Health Professions, University of Brighton, UK.

Dr Kevin Lucas is Senior Lecturer in Psychology Applied to Healthcare, School of Health Professions, University of Brighton, UK.

Jodie Lucas is a podiatrist working for the Seaview Project, Southwater Centre, St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex.

Janet McInnes is Head of Podiatry, School of Health Professions, University of Brighton, UK, and Chair of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, UK.

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