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The Wiley Encyclopedia of Health Psychology Set

The Wiley Encyclopedia of Health Psychology Set

Lee Cohen (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-05783-3

Jan 2020, Wiley-Blackwell

2400 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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Description

Volume I: Biological Bases of Health Behavior.

 

This volume will cover topics in the broad areas of neuroscience and biopsychology relevant to health behavior.

 

General topics (based on input from the volume editor) to be covered include:

 

• Biofeedback

• Brain Mapping

• Cognitive and behavioral neuroscience

• Crainal Electrical Stimulation (CES)

• Electroencephalography (EEG)

• Endocrine system

• Immune system

• Low Resolution Electromagnetic Tomography (LORETA)

• Neural circuts and systems

• Neurofeedback

• Pathogenesis of disease

• Psychoneuroimmunology

• Quantitative Electroencephalography (qEEG)

• Stress hormones (e.g., cortisol)

• Translational research and medicine

 

Volume II: Social Bases of Health Behavior.

 

This volume will address topics related to theories and data derived from social psychology addressing health or prevention related behaviors, stress and coping, design and evaluation of behavioral interventions. General topics (based on input from the volume editor) to be covered include:

 

• Affect and coping

• Attitude theory

• Automaticity

• Cognitive escape

• Cognitive representations of health and illness

• Dual systems theories

• Judgements of vulnerability

• Personality theories

• Risk estimation

• Self-regulation

• Spirituality and health

• Social networks

• Social neuroscience

 

Volume III: Clinical Health Psychology & Behavioral Medicine. This volume will cover the applied aspects of the field of health psychology including include practical topics that clinical health psychologists face in the workplace, issues related to unhealthy behaviors that individuals engage in, the broad area related to behavioral aspects of medical problems, and issues related to the comorbidity of psychiatric disorders and chronic health problems. General topics likely to be included (based on input from the volume editor) are:

 

• Adjustment to Chronic Disease

• Alcohol Use and Alcohol Use Disorders

• Behavioral Medicine

• Cancer/Psycho-oncology

• Chronic Pain

• Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

• Community Health

• Diabetes

• HIV/AIDS

• Hypertension

• Irritable Bowel Syndrome

• Insomnia

• Obesity

• Organ transplantation

• Pain management

• Pediatric Psychology

• Physical Activity

• Presurgical Psychological Screening

• Psychocardiology

• Sexual dysfunction

Volume IV: Special Issues in Health Psychology.

 

This volume will cover a wide-array of topics that need special consideration in the field. Specifically, historical, philosophical, and conceptual issues will be covered. Also covered will be issues related to diversity and underrepresented/underserved groups. General topics likely to be included (based on input from the volume editor) are:

 

• Cultural aspects of health psychology

• Economic influences on health

• Epidemology of health and illness Ethics

• Future areas of inquiry

• Occupational health psychology

• Policy influences on health

• Political influences on health

• Public health approaches

• Special populations

• Women’s health