A no-nonsense introductory text for health care students. Presents an introduction to general psychology with an emphasis on application in health promotion and preventative care. The authors include topics such as: self-image, learning development, perception, memory, stress, loss, and pain. The chapters are peppered with case examples and exercises for group and individual study. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Professor Sheila Payne will become the UK’s first professor of Hospice Studies, at Lancaster University.
Currently a professor of palliative care at the University of Sheffield, Sheila specialises in bereavement, palliative care in cancer and chronic illness. She is a former nurse and health psychologist and worked clinically before going into academia 20 years ago. She has been researching into palliative care since the early 1990’s setting up research groups in the UK. She is also a trustee of St Luke’s Hospice in Sheffield. She will start her new post at Lancaster in October 2006.
"A fascinating book which succeeds (where many do not!) inrelating psychology and health issues." - Journal of Community Nursing "...an excellent resource for undergraduatehealth care students." - Medical Teacher "The layout of each chapter will appeal to students because of clear introductions, exercises, case studies, focus on research, and the useful summaries and lists of further reading that conclude the chapter." - Journal of Interprofessional Care "This book is the complete reference guide, being readable and beautifully laid out." - The Therapist "...this book has enhanced the quality of my teaching, and enriched my students learning. I wholeheartedly recommend it to others in similar situations." - Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
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Book Description Open Univ Pr. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 0335194117. Bookseller Inventory # 0335194117
Book Description Open University Press, 1995. Book Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Bookseller Inventory # 4461075