Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine

Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine

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Health psychology is a rapidly expanding discipline combining psychology and clinical medicine. This important text collates international and interdisciplinary expertise to form a unique encyclopedic handbook to this field that will be valuable to medical practitioners as well as psychologists. To facilitate easy reference, the handbook's chapters are alphabetically organized with extensive crossreferencing. The first of three sections introduces the nonspecialist reader to broad areas of psychology relevant to the practice of medicine. The second and third sections examine behavioral factors in relation to practice by citing specific medical conditions. This book will prove to be an invaluable resource to all those with an interest in the psychological aspects of health care.(1993) report, for example, that recruitment of employees to worksite smoking programmes can range from 0% to 88% and ... such as secular trends, changes in state or local health policies and regulations, and changes in medical insurance.

Title:Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine
Author:Andrew Baum
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 1997-09-25


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