The aim of this book is to introduce nursing students to health psychology and to provide them with a lifespan developmental framework within which to assess the nature of the psychological consequences of illness and receiving health care. In addition, it identifies interventions that can be incorporated into the care plan to minimize any adverse consequences that may result from illness or arise from the receipt of health care. By utilizing this information, nurses will be better able to promote the physical, psychological, social and emotional well-being of the patient or client. The text is directed at nursing students, but may also be of interest to those working in Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Nutrition and Diatetics, and for medical students. The contents may also prove useful for social workers providing their services within hospitals or health centres.
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