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.
|Title of host publication||Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine, 2nd edition|
|Editors||S Ayers, A Baum, C McManus, S Newman, K Wallston, J Weinman, R West|
|Place of Publication||Cambridge UK|
|Publisher||Cambridge University Press|
|Number of pages||6|
|ISBN (Print)||13: 9780521605106|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|