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Published: 01 August 2015

496 Pages | 110 photos; 68 figures; 19 tables

10.0 x 8.0 inches

ISBN: 9780199002757

Bookseller Code (05)

Fundamentals of Health Psychology

Edited by Thomas Hadjistavropoulos and Heather Hadjistavropoulos

  • Accessible! The text is easy to read and presents complex topics such as body systems in a clear way so that students won't struggle with understanding important principles.
  • Authoritative! Chapters are authored by a distinguished mix of Canadian and American experts, offering students an authoritative insight to the current state of research and collaboration in health psychology that extends beyond our border.
  • Balanced! Coverage of general issues in health psychology as well as unique chapters dedicated to specific conditions and illnesses provide students with a broad perspective into the field of health psychology.
  • Inclusive! Distinct chapters that address special populations and cross-cultural concerns allow the reader to learn about issues and challenges beyond their own experience.
  • Engaging! "In Focus" and "In Practice" boxes and case studies show students how health psychology principles can be applied in the real world.
  • Valuable! The text illustrates the importance and value of health psychology, which will benefit students considering a career in the field.

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