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Preface

PART ONE - INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY

CHAPTER 1 - What Is Health Psychology?

CHAPTER 2 - The Systems of the Body

PART TWO - HEALTH BEHAVIOR AND PRIMARY PREVENTION

CHAPTER 3 - Health Behaviors

CHAPTER 4 - Health-Promoting Behaviors

CHAPTER 5 - Health-Compromising Behaviors

PART THREE - STRESS AND COPING

CHAPTER 6 - Stress

CHAPTER 7 - Coping, Resilience, and Social Support

PART FOUR - SEEKING AND USING HEALTH CARE SERVICES

CHAPTER 8 - Using Health Services

CHAPTER 9 - Patients, Providers, and Treatments

CHAPTER 10 - The Management of Pain and Discomfort

PART FIVE - MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC AND TERMINAL ILLNESS

CHAPTER 11 - Management of Chronic Illness

CHAPTER 12 - Psychological Issues in Advancing and Terminal Illness

CHAPTER 13 - Heart Disease, Hypertension, Stroke, and Type II Diabetes

CHAPTER 14 - Psychoneuroimmunology and Immune-Related Disorders

PART SIX - TOWARD THE FUTURE

CHAPTER 15 - Health Psychology: Challenges for the Future

Glossary
References
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index