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The second edition of this text takes account of the considerable changes that have taken place in health care education and in the delivery of health services during the last ten years, as well as recent developments in health psychology.
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"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 NursingAbout the Author:
Dr Jan Walker is Senior Lecturer at University of Southampton. She is a health psychologist with a background in health visiting. Her research interests focus on chronic pain and well-being, particularly in later life. Sheila Payne is Professor of Palliative Care at the University of Sheffield. She is a health psychologist with a background in nursing. Sheila leads the Palliative and End-of-Life Research Group at the University of Sheffield. Her research agenda focuses on: psychological aspects of palliative and end-of-life care for older people, and psychological aspects of loss and bereavement. Dr Paula Smith is Lecturer at the University of Sheffield. She is a health psychologist with a background in community nursing. She has been involved in teaching aspects of applied psychology and health to both undergraduate and postgraduate nurses and health professionals. Her research interests are in psychological aspects of family caregiving in end-of-life situations within the community. Dr Nikki Jarrett is Lecturer at the University of Southampton. She is a health psychologist with a nursing background. She teaches psychology to both pre- and post- qualified student nurses. Her research interests are in cancer and palliative care and communication in the health care setting.
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Book Description Open University Press, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0335215017