Health Psychology


Biopsychosocial Interactions

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<p><b>Explore multiple disciplines to understand the impact of psychology on health, and vice versa</b></p> <p>In the newly revised 10th edition of <i>Health Psychology: Biopsychosocial Interactions,</i> a team of dedicated psychologists delivers an insightful and multidisciplinary demonstration of the impact of psychology and health on one another. Relying heavily on cross-cultural data, the book offers a sweeping and inclusive picture of health psychology and includes local and global research and case studies.</p> <p>The authors have included boxed materials in each chapter that directs the reader&rsquo;s attention to the right information at the right time. Behavioral, physiological, cognitive, and social/personality viewpoints are addressed throughout the text and a strong focus on lifespan development in health and illness pervades the material. Readers will also find:</p> <ul> <li>Psychological perspectives on a wide variety of health issues from various parts of the world</li> <li>Highlights of what works for practicing psychologists and what doesn&rsquo;t when their work intersects with other fields in health</li> <li>Expansive treatments of topics like the effect of stress on health, the impact of adverse childhood experiences, and the interaction between religiosity and health</li> </ul> <p><i>Health Psychology: Biopsychosocial Interactions</i> is an essential resource for undergraduate students in psychology with an interest in health. It&rsquo;s also invaluable for allied health professionals, addictions counselors, dietitians and nutritionists, and social workers seeking an authoritative resource on the effect of psychology on their daily work.</p>