Biopsychosocial Assessment in Clinical Health Psychology

Biopsychosocial Assessment in Clinical Health Psychology

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qFilling a key need, this practical volume provides state-of-the-art approaches and tools for evaluating both health-related behaviors and psychosocial aspects of medical illness. The book begins by presenting a comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment framework. Evidence-based strategies are described for assessing such key lifestyle factors as tobacco use, alcohol and other drugs, physical activity, and social support. Behavioral, cognitive, and emotional issues associated with a range of specific medical conditions--including cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic pain, and others--are addressed. Chapters on assessment of specific populations cover pediatric patients, older adults, ethnic/racial minority groups, organ transplant and bariatric surgery patients, and primary careq--Provided by publisher.Solam Huey, PhD, is a practicing clinical health psychologist at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, New York, ... Dr. Huey is also the Lead Psychologist for the Bariatric Surgery and Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation Programs, anbsp;...

Title:Biopsychosocial Assessment in Clinical Health Psychology
Author: Frank Andrasik, Jeffrey L. Goodie, Alan L. Peterson
Publisher:Guilford Publications - 2014-04-12

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