Health and Human Behaviour eBook

Third Edition

Ken Jones, Debra Creedy

Health and Human Behaviour eBook

Third Edition

Ken Jones, Debra Creedy

ISBN:

9780195523928

Binding:

Ebook

Published:

10 Oct 2012

Availability:

Available

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$102.99 NZD

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Description

Health and Human Behaviour, third edition, introduces students in the health professions and biomedical sciences to the different models of thinking around health. Through an examination of psychological, personal and social influences on health, the authors demonstrate that wellness and illness are more than biological states, but are also social and personal events.


Debra Creedy brings a nursing perspective and reinforces the links between the theories of health behaviour, and their application in a practical health care setting. Updated case studies demonstrate the importance of an holistic approach to treating illness, and new pedagogical features throughout encourage students to reflect on their own experiences of health and illness.


NEW TO THIS EDITION

  • A new four part structure: Foundations of Health and Behaviour, Health and Risky Behaviour, Psychophysiological Aspects of Health and Factors Affecting Health and Behaviour. This includes the lifespan in the first part (chapters on Childhood and Adolescent Development, Adult Development and Ageing).
  • Two new chapters: Chapter 9 – A Complex Example: Eating, Exercise and Body; Chapter 15 – Health Literacy.
  • Progressive case studies throughout each chapter have been expanded. There is now also a long case study at the end of each chapter.

Contents

Part 1: FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH AND BEHAVIOUR 
1. Who is Sick? Defining and Measuring Illness, Disease and Health
2. Childhood and Adolescent Development
3. Adult Development and Ageing
4. Reactions to Illness
5. Understanding Reactions to Chronic Illness

Part 2: HEALTH AND RISK BEHAVIOUR
6. Understanding Health Behaviour
7. Thinking about Health Behaviour: Cognition and Health
8. How to Change Health Behaviour
9. A Complex Example: Eating, Exercise and Body

Part 3: PSYCHO-PHYSIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH 
10. Understanding Mind and Body Interactions
11. A Complex Example: Understanding Pain
12. Stress and Trauma
13. Coping: How to Deal with Stress

Part 4: FACTORS AFFECTING HEALTH AND BEHAVIOUR
14. Social Influences and Inequalities
15. Health Literacy
16. Promoting Health and Preventing Illness

Authors

Ken Jones – Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Psychology and Psychiatry at Monash University.
Debra Creedy – a registered nurse with a PhD in Psychology. She is a Professor of Nursing at Griffith University.

Lecturer Resources

The following resources are available for lecturers prescribing Health and Human Behaviour, third edition, for their course:

  • Testbank: These questions assess student knowledge (to use as exam questions or for use on an online learning system). This includes 15 MCQs and 5 short answer questions per chapter.
  • Instructor's Resource Manual: This manual will be used to assist lecturers who have adopted the text for their course. The instructor’s manual will be organised by chapter. Each chapter will include:
    • Tutorial activities: four per chapter, which are designed to initiate discussion and develop students’ understanding of theories/concepts outlined in the chapter.
    • Additional case studies: two per chapter, which can be used for classroom discussion or for assessment purposes.
    • Extra reading/viewing materials: this will include references to useful articles/further reading material, useful websites, and any appropriate clips/YouTube links

If you would like access to these resources or more information about this title, please contact your Oxford Territory Manager.