Applied Topics in Health Psychology by Marie Louise Caltabiano, Lina Ricciardelli

By Marie Louise Caltabiano, Lina Ricciardelli

This option of in-depth, severe and complete chapters on topical concerns in utilized future health psychology good points the paintings of key researchers and practitioners within the Australasian well-being method and bargains with either theoretical and methodological facets of the subject.

  • The first wellbeing and fitness psychology textual content aimed in particular at neighborhood postgraduate trainees
  • Covers an array of themes and concerns and specializes in utilized points of medical future health and overall healthiness promotion
  • Includes either really expert issues and new frontiers of research
  • Contextualizes wellbeing and fitness psychology educating and studying for Australasian students
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Walker, E. A. (2002). Improving adherence to diabetes self-management recommendations. Diabetes Spectrum, 15, 170–175. Vale, M. , Jelinek, M. , Best, J. , Dart, A. , Grigg, L. , Hare, D. L. et al. (2003). Coaching patients On Achieving Cardiovascular Health (COACH): A multicenter randomized trial in patients with coronary heart disease. Archives of Internal Medicine, 163, 2775–2783. , & Manning, C. (2003). Self-management strategies for adults with Type 1 diabetes mellitus (Protocol for a Cochrane Review).

Unfortunately, this evidence tends not to be published in the academic research literature and is not usually subjected to rigorous scientific research protocols 20 Applied Topics in Health Psychology due to commercial-in-confidence considerations, the costs involved in conducting large controlled clinical trials, and the need to include all clients in the intervention group. , HIN, 2009). This organization publishes industry surveys (selfselecting respondents) and provides input from senior managers of health coaching programs within large, reputable not-for-profit health service providers such as the Mayo Clinic and Duke University medical services, in addition to many commercial industry leaders.

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