Childhood Influences on Health

J M Turner-Cobb

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Health psychology is a rapidly expanding discipline at the interface of psychology and clinical medicine. This new edition is fully reworked and revised, offering an entirely up-to-date, comprehensive, accessible, one-stop resource for clinical psychologists, mental health professionals and specialists in health-related matters. There are two new editors: Susan Ayers from the University of Sussex and Kenneth Wallston from Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The prestigious editorial team and their international, interdisciplinary cast of authors have reconceptualised their much-acclaimed handbook. The book is now in two parts: part I covers psychological aspects of health and illness, assessments, interventions and healthcare practice. Part II covers medical matters listed in alphabetical order. Among the many new topics added are: diet and health, ethnicity and health, clinical inrterviewing, mood assessment, communicating risk, medical interviewing, diagnostic procedures, organ donation, IVF, MMR, HRT, sleep disorders, skin disorders, depression and anxiety disorders.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine, 2nd edition
EditorsS Ayers, A Baum, C McManus, S Newman, K Wallston, J Weinman, R West
Place of PublicationCambridge UK
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)13: 9780521605106
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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