Encyclopedia of Health Psychology

Encyclopedia of Health Psychology

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- Not only is Health Psychology, a field that focuses on the promotion and maintenance of both physical and mental health, a rapidly growing area of interest, but it is also a field that draws on and contributes to the other varied fields of psychology, medicine, nursing, sociology, anthropology, among others. - Provides a relatively comprehensive and accesible overview of the central concepts, issues, conditions and terms that comprise the broad discipline of health psychology - Covers more than 200 contributions by more than 150 of the leading researchers, educators, and practitioners in the fieldThe mission of the NIH is to develop knowledge that will lead to improved human health. With a 2002 ... In 1937 the first categorical institute, the National Cancer Institute, was created. The 1944 reorganization of the Public Health Service introduced features that shaped the subsequent development of the NIH. The NIH was permitted to award grants in aid of research and to conduct clinical research.


Title:Encyclopedia of Health Psychology
Author: Alan J. Christensen, René Martin, Joshua Morrison Smyth
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2014-01-16
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