Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology

Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology
Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology (click images to enlarge)
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The Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology provides a comprehensiveoverview of the practice of clinical health psychology. It isprimarily a well-referenced but practical resource, which providesan authoritative, up-to-date guide to empirically validatedpsychological interventions in health care.

Each contributor provides a conceptual synthesis of the area, andhow key models are related to formulation, service delivery andresearch. The book also considers contextual issues and theimportance of topics such as ageism and power, which may have animpact on how health psychology is delivered by practitioners, andexperienced by recipients of services.

It also seeks to provide a summary of evidence concerning crucialaspects in the delivery of care, such as adherence, rehabilitationand stress. The biopsychosocial model is the major theoreticalmodel underpinning all contributions, but use is also made of othermodels.
* Informative and practical: a guide to action
* An authoritative, critical and evidence based synthesis ofknowledge that will guide best practice
* Easy-to-use format intended for practitioners who want to ensuretheir practice is state-of-the-art