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Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology

  • ID: 2250011
  • Book
  • July 2003
  • 624 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology  is a comprehensive overview of the practice of clinical health psychology by internationally respected authors. Demonstrating how an awareness of psychological issues can make a difference to patients, families and carers, this
Handbook  provides authoritative summaries of research evidence in health care, and demonstrates how they are put into practice. Further chapters place these in the context of the broader health care environment, and topics such as adherence, communication and the likely future of health care provision are discussed.

Detailed and integrated, this Handbook  will be the essential reference work for all clinical and health psychologists, whether in academic, practice or training settings. It will also be useful for a range of other professionals in health care, including social work, counselling, nursing and medicine.


Beth Alder, UK
Gerhard Andersson, Sweden
David Mark Baguley, UK
Cynthia Belar, USA
Paul Bennett, UK
Suzanne Bennett Johnson, USA
Joyce A. Corsica, USA
Jane Duff, UK
Patricia E. Durning, USA
Timothy R. Elliott, USA
Janet E. Farmer, USA
Robert G. Frank, USA
Mary Gilhooly, UK
Robert L. Glueckauf, USA
Barbara Hedge, New Zealand
Adrian A. Kaptein, The Netherlands
Paul Kennedy, UK
Gerry Kent, UK
Timothy U. Ketterson, USA
Kristin M. Kilbourn, USA
Joshua C. Klapow, USA
Gary J. Latchford, UK
Wolfgang Linden, CANADA
Susan Llewelyn, UK
Jeffrey S. Loomis, USA
Eileen McDonach, UK
Laurence McKenna, UK
Susan Michie, UK
Elena S. Monarch, USA
Jeri Morris, USA
Dawn Newman Carlson, USA
David W. Nickelson, USA
Richard Glynn Owens, New Zealand
Michael G. Perri, USA
Treven C. Pickett, USA
Patricia Rivera, USA
James R. Rodrigue, USA
Margreet Scharloo, The Netherlands
Michael Sharpe, UK
Pauline Slade, UK
William B. Stiles, USA
Dennis C. Turk, USA
Michelle R. Widows, USA
Barbara Wren, UK

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About the Editors.

List of Contributors.


Chapter 1. Introduction (Susan Llewelyn and Paul Kennedy).

Chapter 2. Models and Concepts (Cynthia Belar).

Chapter 3. The Person′s Experience of Healthcare (Paul Kennedy and Sue Llewelyn).

Chapter 4. Staff Experience of the Healthcare System (Barbara Wren and Susan Michie).

Chapter 5. The Experience of Families and their Carers in Health Care (Timothy R Elliott and Patricia Rivera).

Chapter 6. Cardiac Conditions (Wolfgang Linden).

Chapter 7. Oncology (Kristin Kilbourn and Patricia E. Durning).

Chapter 8. Chronic Pain (Dennis C. Turk and Elena S. Monarch).

Chapter 9. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Behavioural Medicine Approach (Margreet Scharloo and Adrian A. Kaptein).

Chapter 10. Treatment of Obesity (Michael G. Perri and Joyce A. Corsica).

Chapter 11. Diabetes Mellitus (Suzanne Bennett–Johnson and Dawn Newman Carlson).

Chapter 12. Working with Cognitively Impaired Clients (Jeri Morris).

Chapter 13. Psychological Aspects of Acquired Hearing Impairment and Tinnitus (Laurence McKenna, David Mark Baguley and Gerhard Andersson).

Chapter 14. Spinal Cord Injury (Jane Duff and Paul Kennedy).

Chapter 15. Clinical Practice Issues in Solid Organ Transplantation (Michelle R. Widows and James R. Rodrigue).

Chapter 16. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Michael Sharpe).

Chapter 17. Gynaecology (Pauline Slade).

Chapter 18. Accident and Trauma (Gary Latchford).

Chapter 19. Reproductive Health (Beth Alder).

Chapter 20. Appearance Anxiety (Gerry Kent).

Chapter 21. Psychological Management for Sexual Health and HIV (Barbara Hedge).

Chapter 22. Associations between Ageing, Health and Behaviour (Mary Gilhooly and Eileen McDonach).

Chapter 23. The Nature of Evidence in Clinical Health Psychology (Richard Glynn Owens).

Chapter 24. Qualitative Research: Evaluating the Process and the Product William B. Stiles).

Chapter 25. The Social Context of Health (Paul Bennett).

Chapter 26. Telehealth and Chronic Illness: Emerging Issues and Developments in Research and Practice (Robert L. Glueckauf, et al.).

Chapter 27. The Relevance of Health Policy to the Future of Clinical Health Psychology (Robert G. Frank, et al.).

Chapter 28. Convergence, Integration and Priorities (Paul Kennedy and Sue Llewelyn).


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Susan Llewelyn
Paul Kennedy
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