Applied Topics in Health Psychology

Applied Topics in Health Psychology

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This selection of in-depth, critical and comprehensive chapters on topical issues in applied health psychology features the work of key researchers and practitioners in the Australasian health system and deals with both theoretical and methodological aspects of the subject. * The first health psychology text aimed specifically at regional postgraduate trainees * Covers an array of topics and issues and focuses on applied aspects of clinical health and health promotion * Includes both specialized topics and new frontiers of research * Contextualizes health psychology teaching and learning for Australasian students
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  • Paperback | 558 pages
  • 170 x 244 x 26mm | 861.82g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 1119971934
  • 9781119971931
  • 74,229

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US (processed November 20, 2012): Health Psychology Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Journal of Psychosomatic Research International Journal of Behavioral Medicine Journal of Behavioral Medicine Social Sciences and Medicine UK (processed 19.11.12) British Journal of Health Psychology (author request) Journal of Health Psychology (author request) Psychology & Health (European) (author request) Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being (author request) International Journal of Wellbeing (New Zealand) (author request) Body Image (author request) Health Promotion Journal of Australia (author request) Australian Journal of Psychology (author request) Australian Psychologist (author request) Clinical Psychologist (author request) The Psychologist Health Psychology Update Psychology and Health Current Issues in Health Psychology
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Applied Topics in Health Psychology provides students and trainees in clinical health and health promotion with a selection of topical chapters by prominent Australian health psychologists who are working in the field as researchers, educators, and clinicians. With in-depth, critical and comprehensive examination of specialized topics in health psychology, it addresses both theoretical and methodological considerations and also elucidates applied techniques to illustrate a particular evidence-based therapy or approach. Its discrete sections cover core topics in health psychology, from substance use and misuse to enhancing health behaviors and adjusting to chronic illness.

Offering a much-needed contextualization of health psychology for Australasian students, this is a valuable fresh resource for postgraduate trainees, and with its state-of-the-art coverage of a broad range of issues it will be required reading for Health College members as well as a range of practitioners working in related fields.
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About Marie Louise Caltabiano

Marie Louise Caltabiano is Associate Professor of Psychology in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at James Cook University, Australia. With 20 years of teaching experience in clinical health psychology, she is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and the American Psychological Association, and co-author of Health Psychology: Biopsychosocial Interactions (Wiley, 2008), the Australasian adaptation of Sarafino's Health Psychology. Lina Ricciardelli is Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at Deakin University, Australia, and chairs the College of Health Psychologists in the Australian Psychological Society. She has published more than 100 papers on health psychology, developmental psychology, and substance use.
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Table of contents

About the Editors ix About the Contributors xi Foreword xxiii Preface xxv Acknowledgments xxix Part 1 Health Behavior Change and Enhancing Health Behaviors 1 Health Behavior Change Techniques 3 Helen Lindner and Laura Sciacchitano 2 Health Coaching: Facilitating Health Behavior Change for Chronic Condition Prevention and Self-Management 15 Janette Gale and Helen Skouteris 3 Physical Activity: An Evidence-Based Examination ofWhy, How Much, and How to Increase It 29 Paul O Halloran 4 Distinguishing Between Positive and Negative Exercise Habits 44 J. Robert Grove, Ben Jackson, Jay-Lee Longbottom, and Nikola Medic Part 2 Age, Gender, and Cultural Factors in Health 5 Promoting AgingWell: Psychological Contributions 57 Colette Browning, Chyrisse Heine, and Shane Thomas 6 Gender, Gender-Role Stereotypes, and Health 72 Robert J. Williams 7 Culture and Health: An Australian Perspective 84 Lina A. Ricciardelli, David Mellor, Marita P. McCabe, Alexander J. Mussap, and Christina A. Kolar Part 3 Health andWellbeing 8 The Relationship Between SubjectiveWellbeing and Health 101 Robert A. Cummins 9 Developing Conceptual Models of PsychosocialWellbeing: Pursuing Better Health Outcomes 112 Lyn G. Courtney, Nerina J. Caltabiano, and Marie L. Caltabiano 10 Companion Animals and Physical Health: The Role of Health Psychology 134 Anna Chur-Hansen and Helen R. Winefield 11 Oral Health andWellbeing 143 Evelyn L. C. Howe 12 Health Psychology in Relation to Employment 158 Helen R. Winefield Part 4 Health Conditions and Health Issues 13 My Genes are my Destiny : Psychosocial Aspects of Genetic Risk Assessment for Illness Susceptibility 171 Kerry Sherman and Nadine Kasparian 14 Psychological Implications of Infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technologies 185 Sarah Nowoweiski 15 The Psychological Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections and Human Immunodeficiency Virus 199 Danielle C. Newton 16 Identification and Treatment of Depression in the Perinatal Period 212 Jeannette Milgrom and Alan W. Gemmill 17 From Insomnia to Healthy Sleep: Cognitive-Behavioral Applications 228 Delwyn Bartlett and Moira Junge 18 Living with a Craniofacial Condition 242 Rachel M. Roberts and Jane L. Mathias Part 5 Body Image, Eating Problems, and Obesity 19 Body Image and Health 259 Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, Lina A. Ricciardelli, Marita P. McCabe, and Brigitte Laville 20 Maladaptive Eating Practices as Precursors to Eating Disorders: A Method of Assessment 278 Justine L. Ebenreuter and Richard E. Hicks 21 Maternal Obesity Through Pregnancy and the Postpartum: Psychosocial Determinants and the Implications for Childhood Obesity 288 Helen Skouteris 22 The Role of Psychology in Overweight and Obesity Management 303 Leah Brennan and Kylie Murphy Part 6 Substance Use: Prevention and Treatment 23 Reducing Harmful Alcohol Consumption in Community Sports Clubs: A Settings-Based Approach to Health Promotion Psychology 319 Bosco C. Rowland, JohnW. Toumbourou, and Felicity C. Allen 24 Substance-Use Disorders in Young People: Evidence-Based Prevention and Treatment 333 Adrian B. Kelly, Jason P. Connor, and John W. Toumbourou 25 Metacognitive Therapy for Alcohol Abuse and Dependence 348 Esben Strodl, Dawn Proctor, David Kavanagh, and Lee Beames Part 7 Chronic Illness: Facilitating Adjustment 26 Psycho-oncology: The Role of Psychology in Cancer Care 363 Sue Burney and Jane Fletcher 27 Psychological Approaches to Assisting Individuals Diagnosed with Cancer 376 Lisa Beatty and Melissa Oxlad 28 Major Musculoskeletal Disorders and their Management 391 Felicity C. Allen 29 Rumination as a Cognitive Process in Chronic Illness 405 Heather Soo and Kerry Sherman 30 Illness Cognition, Coping, and Emotion in the Management of Diabetes: Evidence-Based Interventions for Self-Regulation 415 Marie L. Caltabiano 31 The Experience and Management of Asthma 435 Felicity C. Allen 32 Enhancing Adherence to Medications 446 Mitchell K. Byrne 33 Psychological Management of the Common Primary Headaches 462 Paul R. Martin 34 Interdisciplinary Pain Management: The Role of the Psychologist 477 Jacqui Stanford and Lester E. Jones Part 8 Multidisciplinary Approaches 35 Working in Healthcare Teams: A Nursing Perspective 495 Ann Bonner and Julie Pryor 36 The General Practice Team and Allied Health Professionals 505 Jennifer Chamberlain-Salaun, Jane Mills, and Nichola Davis Index 517
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