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Psychological Foundations of Health Sciences

Popova, Sashka

Published in: Programmes for Training on Research in Public Health for South Eastern Europe. Vol. 4: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: A Handbook for Teachers, Researchers, Health Professionals and Decision Makers, ed. Doncho Donev, Gordana Pavlekovic, Lijana Zaletel Kragelj
ISBN: 978-3-89918-169-2
Editor: Doncho Donev, Gordana Pavlekovic, Lijana Zaletel Kragelj

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Abstract:
Recent developments in theories and models in the field of health psychology are discussed in this module. The application of the basic psychological concepts to health, illness, and health care is analyzed. The issues addressed concern the psychological factors in the development of illness, stress and coping, interventions to improve coping with stressful events, and models to promote communication skills in health care delivery.


Keywords: Concepts in health psychology, risk behaviours, stress, stressful events, coping strategies, health communication
Institution: Faculty of Health Sciences
DDC classification: Medicine and health

Suggested Citation:
Popova, Sashka  (2008)  Psychological Foundations of Health Sciences. Programmes for Training on Research in Public Health for South Eastern Europe. Vol. 4: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: A Handbook for Teachers, Researchers, Health Professionals and Decision Makers, ed. Doncho Donev, Gordana Pavlekovic, Lijana Zaletel Kragelj 978-3-89918-169-2


URL: http://biecoll.ub.uni-bielefeld.de/volltexte/2009/2277



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