Psychology and Sociology Applied to Medicine: An Illustrated Colour Text 4th Edition-EPUB

Psychology and Sociology Applied to Medicine: An Illustrated Colour Text 4th Edition-EPUB

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By Edwin van Teijlingen MA MEd PhD(Author), Gerald M Humphris PhD MClinPsychol CPsychol FRCP Edin(Author)

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Now in its fourth edition, this definitive and popular introduction to human behaviour in the context of health and illness includes three new chapters, many new contributors and a new co-editor.

It is arranged in nine sections to cover the core concepts of psychology and sociology as they apply to medicine.

  1. The life cycle
  2. Development of the person
  3. Society and health
  4. Preventing illness and promoting health
  5. Illness, behaviour and the doctor-patient encounter
  6. Illness and disability
  7. Coping with illness and disability
  8. Hoe do health services work
  9. How do you fit into all this?
  • Topics presented as self-contained double-page spreads.
  • Cases throughout to reinforce understanding of important concepts.
  • Boxes and discussion points throughout.
  • The authors comprise psychologists, sociologists and doctors.
  • Highly illustrated
  • 48 new contributors
  • New co-editor, Gerry Humphris
  • 3 new chapters:

Malnutrition and obesity

Urban nature health and well-being

LGBT Health

Product Details

  • Paperback: 193 pages
  • Publisher: Elsevier; 4 edition (March 12, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0702062987
  • ISBN-13: 978-0702062988