The Health Psychology Handbook: Practical Issues for the Behavioral Medicine Specialist

Editors: Cohen, Lee M., McChargue, Dennis E. and Collins, Frank L.
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Single-User Purchase Price: $161.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $241.50
ISBN: 978-0-7619-2614-6
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 23
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The Health Psychology Handbook: Practical Issues for the Behavioral Medicine Specialist is a comprehensive yet practical volume that consolidates information needed by health psychologists working alongside other healthcare professionals.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword - Cynthia D. Belar
  • Practical Issues for the Behavioral Medicine Specialist
  • Introduction to Part I
  • Health Psychology Practice in Medical Settings - Richard J. Seime, Matthew M. Clark and Stephen P. Whiteside
  • Psychological Assessment Screening in Medical Settings - Michael D. Franzen
  • Working With a Multidisciplinary Staff - Helen R. Winefield and Anna Chur-Hansen
  • Motivational Enhancement Interventions and Health Behaviors - Thad R. Leffingwell
  • Brief Psychotherapies and Group Treatments in General Health Care Settings - Deborah J. Wiebe, Lindsey Bloor and Timothy W. Smith
  • Behaviors That Compromise Overall Health Status
  • Introduction to Part II
  • Alcohol Problems: Causes, Definitions, and Treatments - Joel Erblich and Mitch Earleywine
  • The Etiology and Treatment of Nicotine Dependence: A Biopsychosocial Perspective - Lee M. Cohen, Dennis E. McChargue, Monica Cortez-Garland, Eric H. Prensky and Sadie Emery
  • Obesity and Body Image Disturbance - Myles S. Faith and J. Kevin Thompson
  • Physical Inactivity as a Risk Factor for Chronic Disease - Krista A. Barbour, Timothy T. Houle and Patricia M. Dubbert
  • Stress and Health - Frank L. Collins, Jr., Kristen H. Sorocco, Kimberly R. Haala, Brian I. Miller and William R. Jlovallo
  • Management of Inappropriate Medication-Seeking Behavior - Suzy Bird Gulliver, Barbara A. Wolfsdorf and Alexander Michas
  • Adherence to Medical Recommendations - Jnicole E. Berlant and Sheri D. Pruitt
  • Behavioral Aspects of Medical Problems
  • Introduction to Part III
  • Diagnostic and Treatment Considerations in Chronic Pain - Jennifer L. Boothby, Melissa C. Kuhajda and Beverly E. Thorn
  • Hypertension - Mustafa Al'Absi and Richard G. Hoffman
  • Coronary Heart Disease: Behavioral Cardiology in Clinical Practice - Steven M. Schwartz and Mark W. Ketterer
  • Behavioral Management of Type 2 Diabetes - Ahna L. Hoff, Janelle L. Wagner, Larry L. Mullins and John M. Chaney
  • Psycho-Oncology - Shulamith Kreitler
  • Sexual Dysfunctions: Etiology and Treatment - Sheila Garos
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome - Andrew C. Blalock and Peter E. Campos
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Jeffrey M. Lackner
  • Insomnia and the Sleep Disorders - Valerie A. Wolfe and Sheri D. Pruitt
  • Special Issues
  • Introduction to Part IV
  • Ethical Issues for Clinicians in Behavioral Medicine Settings - Jnicole J. Siegfried and Chebon A. Porter
  • Ethnocultural Issues in Behavioral Medicine - Hector F. Myers and Wei-Chin Hwang
  • Women's Health Issues - Csilla T. Csoboth
  • Issues With Geriatric Populations - Barry A. Edelstein, Andrea K. Shreve-Jneiger, Adam P. Spira and Lesley P. Koven
  • Public Health Approaches: Finding the Interface With Health Psychology - Jalie A. Tucker, Joshua C. Klapow and Cathy A. Simpson
  • Practical Research in a Medical Setting Is Good Medicine - Kathleen M. Palm, Jack L. M. Mutnick, David O. Antonuccio and Elizabeth V. Gifford
  • Evaluating Outcomes in Health Care Settings - Joaquin Borrego, Jr. and William C. Follette
  • About the Editors
  • About the Contributors