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Author Walker, Jan
Title EBOOK
Imprint Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill Education, 2012
©2012
book jacket
Edition 4th ed
Descript 1 online resource (322 pages)
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Series UK Higher Education OUP Humanities and Social Sciences Health and Social Welfare Ser
UK Higher Education OUP Humanities and Social Sciences Health and Social Welfare Ser
Note Intro -- Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions -- Contents -- Tables -- Figures -- Preface -- Dedication and acknowledgements -- Chapter 1 Psychology in health and social care -- Key topics -- Introduction -- What is psychology? -- Why is psychology important in health and social care? -- Schools of thought in psychology -- Psychology as a science -- Psychology in practice -- Making effective use of this book -- Introduction to the 'psychosoap' -- Further reading -- Chapter 2 Perceptions of self and others -- Key topics -- Introduction -- Stereotyping and attitude formation -- Prejudice and discrimination -- Sources of negative bias in social perception -- Attribution theory -- The self-concept -- Self-image -- Personality -- Further reading -- Chapter 3 Development and change across the lifespan -- Key topics -- Introduction -- The development of thinking and understanding -- Social development -- Development in adolescence -- Development in adult life -- Development in later life -- Approaching life's end -- Further reading -- Chapter 4 Improving memory, understanding and communication -- Key topics -- Introduction -- Retaining verbal information -- Long-term memory -- Talking about 'unwelcome news' -- Improving written information -- Effects of ageing on memory and understanding -- Further reading -- Chapter 5 Learning and behaviour -- Key topics -- Introduction -- Classical conditioning -- Operant (instrumental)conditioning -- Phobias -- Lifestyle and behaviour -- Changing behaviour -- Self-modification -- Social learning -- Learned helplessness -- Further reading -- Chapter 6 Social influences and interactions -- Key topics -- Introduction -- Persuasion -- Obedience -- Conformity -- Helping others -- Non-verbal communication -- Managing conflict -- Group interactions -- Further reading
Chapter 7 Stress and coping -- Key topics -- Introduction -- What is stress? -- The transactional model of stre ss and coping -- Coping -- Health risks associated with stress -- Controllability -- Social support -- Other moderators of appraisal and coping -- Stress in specific contexts -- The prevention and management of stress -- Further reading -- Chapter 8 Emotional well-being -- Key topics -- Introduction -- The nature of emotions -- Resilience -- Dealing with negative emotions -- Psychological therapies -- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) -- The experience of loss -- Further reading -- Chapter 9 Psychology applied to health and illness -- Key topics -- Introduction -- Understanding health,illness and disease -- The health belief model (HBM) -- The theory of planned behaviour (TPB) -- Stages of change -- Self-regulatory theory -- The motivational interview -- Medical help-seeking -- Understanding chronic illness -- Principles of self-management -- Further reading -- Chapter 10 Pain: reducing suffering -- Key topics -- Introduction -- Learning to understand and interpret pain -- The gate control theory of pain -- Placebo and nocebo responses -- Psychological principles of pain assessment -- Managing pain -- Psychological issues in acute pain -- Pain management towards the end of life -- Chronic benign pain -- Pain management resources -- Case study:Pam -- Further reading -- Glossary -- References -- Index
This book introduces students and practitioners to psychological knowledge and understanding for clinical contexts, with emphasis on enhancing care
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Walker, Jan EBOOK: Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill Education,c2012 9780335243914
Subject Clinical health psychology.;Patients -- Psychology.;Nursing -- Psychological aspects
Electronic books
Alt Author Payne, Sheila
Jarrett, Nikki
Ley, Tim
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