Health psychology

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dc.description.abstract In this chapter the following is addressed: 1. Clarify the rationale for the existence of health psychology as a discipline and all it aims to achieve. 2. Define health psychology and all important aspects of the philosophy underlying the discipline. 3. Give a description of the different models used to understand health psychology as a discipline. 4. Outline people's views of health and illness both at the personal and cultural levels. 5. See the interconnection between mind and body. 6. Define health as opposed to illness. 7. Know about lifestyle diseases associated with health behaviour in the context of the attributions made of such lifestyles to health. 8. Outline the objectives of health psychology as discipline and its future as a profession. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher UCT Press en
dc.relation.hasversion 2nd en
dc.subject HEALTH en
dc.subject PSYCHOLOGY en
dc.title Health psychology en
dc.type Chapter in Monograph en
dc.BudgetYear 2008/09 en
dc.ResearchGroup Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health en
dc.SourceTitle Introduction to Psychology en
dc.SourceTitle.Editor Nicholas, L. en
dc.PlaceOfPublication Cape Town en
dc.ArchiveNumber 5312 en
dc.PageNumber 350-361 en
dc.outputnumber 3856 en
dc.bibliographictitle Mashego, T.A., Peltzer, K. & Nicholas, L.J. (2008) Health psychology. In: Nicholas, L. (ed).Introduction to Psychology. 2nd ed. Cape Town: UCT Press. 350-361. en
dc.publicationyear 2008 en
dc.contributor.author1 Mashego, T.A. en
dc.contributor.author2 Peltzer, K. en
dc.contributor.author3 Nicholas, L.J. en

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