Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior

Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior

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This Encyclopedia was designed with the overarching goal to collect together in a single resource the knowledge generated by this interdisciplinary field, highlighting the links between science and practice. In it, scholars, health care practitioners and the general public will find a wealth of information on topics such as physical activity, stress and health, smoking, pain management, social support and health, cardiovascular health, health promotion, and HIV/AIDS. This two-volume set includes more than 200 entries on topics covering all aspects of health and behavior. In addition, the Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior includes a comprehensive set of additional resources with entries on selected organizations and an appendix with a detailed annotated listing of such organizations as well as Web sites of interest.Smoking a cigarette delivers nicotine to the brain within 20 seconds, as rapidly as intravenous infusion. ... past research has demonstrated that withdrawal from nicotine does not appear to be the sole cause of many smokersa#39; inability to quitanbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior
Author:Norman B. Anderson
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2004-01-21


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