Series Preface. Preface. 1. Introduction to health psychology Section 1: Biological bases of health and illness 2. Biopsychosocial pathways to health and illness Section 2: Stress and health 3. Stress theory and research 4. Stress and health in context Section 3: Coping resources: social support and individual differences 5. Coping and social support 6. Personality and health Section 4: Motivation and behaviour 7. Health cognition and health behaviours 8. Changing motivation 9. Changing behaviour Section 5: Relating to patients 10. Relating to patients 11. Future directions, roles and competencies. References. Index
Charles Abraham is Professor of Psychology Applied to Health at the University of Exeter Medical School. Mark Conner is Professor of Applied Social Psychology at the University of Leeds. Fiona Jones is Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds. Daryl O'Connor is Professor of Psychology at the University of Leeds.