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The Essentials of Clinical Health Psychology

The Essentials of Clinical Health Psychology

Paul Kennedy (Editor), Susan Llewelyn (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-03260-2

Feb 2006

368 pages

$64.99

Description

This selection of carefully chosen chapters from the prestigious Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology focus on the more practical issues that are of particular relevance to the busy practitioner. It is a well-referenced but practical resource, which provides an authoritative, up-to-date guide to empirically validated psychological interventions in health care.
  • Informative and practical: a guide to action
  • An authoritative, critical and evidence based synthesis of knowledge that will guide best practice
  • Easy-to-use format intended for practitioners who want to ensure their practice is state-of-the-art
About the Editors.

List of Contributors.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview (Paul Kennedy and Susan Llewelyn).

Chapter 2: Models and Concepts (Cynthia Belar).

Chapter 3: The Person’s Experience of Health Care (Paul Kennedy and Susan Llewelyn).

Chapter 4: The Experience of Families and their Carers in Health Care (Timothy R. Elliott and Patricia Rivera).

Chapter 5: Cardiac Conditions (Wolfgang Linden).

Chapter 6: Oncology and Psycho-oncology (Kristin M. Kilbourn and Patricia E. Durning).

Chapter 7: Chronic Pain (Dennis C. Turk and Elena S. Monarch).

Chapter 8: Treatment of Obesity (Michael G. Perri and Joyce A. Corsica).

Chapter 9: Diabetes Mellitus (Suzanne Bennett Johnson and Dawn Newman Carlson).

Chapter 10: Working with Cognitively Impaired Clients (Jeri Morris).

Chapter 11: Spinal Cord Injury (Jane Duff and Paul Kennedy).

Chapter 12: Gynaecology Pauline Slade).

Chapter 13: Accident and Trauma (Gary Latchford).

Chapter 14: Psychological Management for Sexual Health and HIV (Barbara Hedge).

Chapter 15: An Average Old Age: Associations between Ageing, Health and Behaviour (Mary Gilhooly and Eileen McDonach).

Chapter 16: Telehealth Research and Practice: Key Issues and Recent Developments (Robert L. Glueckauf, Treven C. Pickett, Timothy U. Ketterson, Jeffrey S. Loomis and David W. Nickelson).

Chapter 17: Convergence, Integration and Priorities (Paul Kennedy and Susan Llewelyn).

Index.