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Author Van Wersch, Anna.

Title Complementary Medicine And Health Psychology.

Imprint Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill Education, 2009.


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Description 1 online resource (218 pages)
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Summary This unique book is the first to bring together the world of health psychology with that of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The authors draw on their wealth of experience as health psychologists to explore the relationship between health psychology and CAM and look at how an understanding of one can be used to inform the other. Through an open-minded but rigorous approach to CAM, the authors identify where psychology can help to answer some crucial questions, such as why CAM sometimes appears to work, why sometimes it does not, and why some people are drawn to it and others not.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Complementary medicine in context -- 2. Models of the person -- 3. Beliefs and explanations : experimental and non-experimental psychology -- 4. Research and research methods in complementary and alternative medicine -- 5. Stress, appraisal, coping, moderators and stress management -- 6. Managing chronic illness.
Subject Alternative medicine -- Public opinion.
Alternative medicine -- Psychological aspects.
Clinical health psychology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Healthy Living.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Reference.
MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine.
Alternative medicine -- Public opinion. (OCoLC)fst00806165
Clinical health psychology. (OCoLC)fst00864355
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Forshaw, Mark.
Cartwright, Tina.
Other Form: Print version: 9780335220120
ISBN 9780335246939 (electronic bk.)
0335246931 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. DEBBG BV043093089
DEBSZ 421367148
DEBSZ 431196230

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