By Alan J. Christensen, René Martin, Joshua Morrison Smyth
- not just is future health Psychology, a box that makes a speciality of the advertising and upkeep of either actual and psychological health, a quickly becoming niche, however it is usually a box that pulls on and contributes to the opposite assorted fields of psychology, medication, nursing, sociology, anthropology, between others.
- presents a comparatively complete and accesible review of the valuable ideas, concerns, stipulations and phrases that include the huge self-discipline of healthiness psychology
- Covers greater than two hundred contributions through greater than a hundred and fifty of the best researchers, educators, and practitioners within the field
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The field is dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and to the promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health. , health psychology, psychosomatic medicine). Behavioral medicine professionals include both researchers and practitioners from many different professional backgrounds including, for example, medicine, psychology, public health, epidemiology, and nursing. Behavioral medicine research and practice has focused on the prevention and/or treatment of many conditions including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, HIV/AIDS, renal disease, chronic pain, obesity, and many others.
He has served as president of several national organizations, including the Society of Behavioral Medicine, the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, and the Division of Health Psychology of the American Psychological Association. He has received numerous awards and honors for his work, including the James McKeen Cattell Award from the Brownell, Kelly D. (1951-) 34 Brownell, Kelly New York Academy of Sciences, the award for Outstanding Contribution to Health Psychology from the American Psychological Association, and Distinguished Alumni Award from Purdue University.