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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 NursingSynopsis:
'This book is a 'must' for degree level nursing and other health care students ...provides an excellent introduction to psychology for anyone working in social care, but is detailed enough for psychology graduates who left the subject behind some years ago ...could make a real difference to people's lives who are on the delivery or receiving end of health care ...' - "Community Care". This bestselling book introduces students and practitioners to psychological knowledge and understanding, and helps them to apply sound psychological principles in clinical contexts. The text has been comprehensively updated to include new theoretical concepts and contemporary research. It provides clear and concise descriptions of psychological theories, research-based evidence, and practical examples of applications across the lifespan in different health and social care settings.Features new to this edition are: a new chapter on emotions; a new chapter on pain; additional exercises to assist the learning process; and, an even wider range of case studies covering all age groups."Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions" is essential reading for students undertaking pre- and post-qualifying diploma or degree level courses in nursing and health care, including nurses, midwives, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and radiographers. It is also a useful introduction to the application of psychology for professionals working in social care.
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Book Description Open University Press, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. 3. Seller Inventory # DADAX0335223869