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Downlaodable Instructor Test Bank for Health Psychology Well-Being in a Diverse World 4th Edition By Regan A. R. Gurung ISBN: 9781506392363

Table Of Content

Preface
About the Author
PART I. FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
Chapter 1. What Is Health? Cultural and Historical Roots

Measuring Up: How Healthy Are You?

Ponder This

What Is Health?

Cross-Cultural Definitions of Health

Why Is Culture Important?

Advancing Cultural Competence

Health Psychology’s Biopsychosocial Approach

What Is Health Psychology?

APPLICATION SHOWCASE: Careers and Graduate Training in Health Psychology

SUMMARY

TEST YOURSELF

KEY TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND PEOPLE

ESSENTIAL READINGS

Chapter 2. Doing Health Psychology: Research Methods

Measuring Up: Is Psychology a Science?

Ponder This

A Research Primer

Ensuring Strong Measurement

Getting Statistically Savvy

Context and Level of Analysis

Moderators versus Mediators

Some Final Warnings

APPLICATION SHOWCASE: The Replication Crisis in Psychology

SUMMARY

TEST YOURSELF

KEY TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND PEOPLE

ESSENTIAL READINGS

Chapter 3. Cultural Approaches to Health

Measuring Up: Are You Culturally Competent?

Ponder This

Varieties of World Medicine

Western Biomedicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Ayurveda: Traditional Indian Medicine

Curanderismo and Spiritualism

American Indian Medicine

African American Beliefs

Are Complementary and Alternative Approaches Valid?

APPLICATIONS SHOWCASE: Acupuncture

SUMMARY

TEST YOURSELF

KEY TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND PEOPLE

ESSENTIAL READINGS

Chapter 4. Essential Physiology

Measuring Up: Know Your Vital Stats

Ponder This

Biological Development

The Nervous System

The Endocrine System

The Circulatory System

The Digestive System

The Physiology of Immunity

The Process of Defense

The Respiratory System

What About Culture?

APPLICATION SHOWCASE: The Games We Play (Can Have Physiological Implications)

SUMMARY

TEST YOURSELF

KEY TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND PEOPLE

ESSENTIAL READINGS

PART II. STRESS AND COPING
Chapter 5. Diverse Understandings of Stress

Measuring Up: Got Daily Hassles? What’s Your Stress Score?

Ponder This

What Is Stress?

Main Theories of Stress

Factors Influencing Our Appraisals

The Role of Culture in Appraisal

Stress and Psychopathology: The Diathesis-Stress Model

Culture as a Critical Stressor

Stress, Hormones, and Genes

Different Varieties of Stressors

Consequences of Stress

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

APPLICATION SHOWCASE: Stress Really Can Kill: The Baskerville Effect, Culture, and Stress

SUMMARY

TEST YOURSELF

KEY TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND PEOPLE

ESSENTIAL READINGS

Chapter 6. Coping and Social Support

Measuring Up: How Do You Cope?

Ponder This

What Is Coping?

Common Measures of Coping

The Structure of Coping

Who Copes Well?

Personality and Diverse Coping Styles

Coping and Culture

Social Support

Cultural Variables in Social Support

Theories of Social Support Change

Keys to Coping with Stress

APPLICATION SHOWCASE: May God Help You

SUMMARY

TEST YOURSELF

KEY TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND PEOPLE

ESSENTIAL READINGS

PART III. HEALTH BEHAVIORS
Chapter 7. Why Don’t We Do What We Need To? Models of Behavior Change

Measuring Up: What Do You Believe About Exercising?

Ponder This

What Are Healthy Behaviors?

What Determines Health Behaviors?

Changing Health Behaviors

Transtheoretical Model

The Health Belief Model

Theory of Planned Behavior

Additional Theories of Health Behavior Change

Comparing the Models and Their Limitations

Changing Behaviors: Interventions

APPLICATION SHOWCASE: You Know You Want To . . . : Reducing Smoking in College

SUMMARY

TEST YOURSELF

KEY TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND PEOPLE

ESSENTIAL READINGS

Chapter 8. Health Behaviors: Eating, Being Active, Smoking, and Drinking

Measuring Up: Are Your Behaviors Healthy?

Ponder This

Nutrition and Weight

Physical Activity

Smoking and Drinking

Tobacco Use

Alcohol

APPLICATION SHOWCASE: The Truth About the Freshman 15

SUMMARY

TEST YOURSELF

KEY TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND PEOPLE

ESSENTIAL READINGS

PART IV. FACTORS SURROUNDING ILLNESS
Chapter 9. Illness Cognitions, Adherence, and Patient–Practitioner Interactions

Measuring Up: How Do You See Illness? The Brief Illness Perception Questionnaire

Ponder This

Culture and Illness Behaviors

The Commonsense Model of Illness Behavior

Recognizing Symptoms

Seeking Treatment

Adherence to Treatment

Patient–Practitioner Interactions

APPLICATION SHOWCASE: When the Spirit Catches You, Cultures Clash

SUMMARY

TEST YOURSELF

KEY TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND PEOPLE

ESSENTIAL READINGS

Chapter 10. Diverse Approaches to Pain

Measuring Up: How Much Pain Are You In?

Ponder This

Key Definitions

Cultural Variations in the Experience of Pain

Typologies and Biology of Pain

Measuring Pain

Theories of Pain

The Psychology of Pain

Pain Management Techniques

Self-Management of Chronic Pain

APPLICATION SHOWCASE: A Hospital Case Study

SUMMARY

TEST YOURSELF

KEY TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND PEOPLE

ESSENTIAL READINGS

Chapter 11. Chronic Illness, Terminal Illness, and Death

Measuring Up: How Satisfied Are You with Life?

Ponder This

Prevalence of Chronic Illnesses

Coping with Chronic Illnesses

Biopsychosocial Components of Adjustment

Culture and Chronic Illness

Interventions

Coping with Terminal Illness

The Role of Religious Diversity

Death

Cultural Variations in Death and Dying

APPLICATION SHOWCASE: Hospice

SUMMARY

TEST YOURSELF

KEY TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND PEOPLE

ESSENTIAL READINGS

PART V. MAJOR ILLNESS
Chapter 12. Psychoneuroimmunology and HIV

Measuring Up: How Strong Is Your Immune System?

Ponder This

Psychoneuroimmunology

HIV and AIDS

Physiological Correlates of HIV/AIDS

Psychological Correlates of HIV/AIDS

Cultural Variations in HIV/AIDS

Health Psychological Models Relating to HIV/AIDS

APPLICATION SHOWCASE: Yoga and Coping with Illnesses Such as HIV/AIDS

SUMMARY

TEST YOURSELF

KEY TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND PEOPLE

ESSENTIAL READINGS

Chapter 13. Cancer: Fundamentals and Cultural Variations

Measuring Up: Are You at Risk for Cancer?

Ponder This

Prevalence of Cancer

What Is Cancer?

Cultural Variations in the Incidence of Cancer

Developmental Issues in Cancer

Physiological Correlates of Cancer

Psychological Correlates of Cancer

Cancer, Stress, and Immunity

Health Behaviors and Cancer

Treatment Options

Behavioral Interventions

APPLICATION SHOWCASE: Increasing Cancer Screening

SUMMARY

TEST YOURSELF

KEY TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND PEOPLE

ESSENTIAL READINGS

Chapter 14. Cardiovascular Disease: Fundamentals and Cultural Variations

Measuring Up: How Well Do You Know Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Diseases?

Ponder This

Prevalence of Cardiovascular Diseases

What Is Cardiovascular Disease?

Cultural Variations in the Incidence of Cardiovascular Disease

Developmental Issues in Cardiovascular Disease

Physiological Correlates of Cardiovascular Disease

Psychological Correlates of Cardiovascular Disease

Health Behaviors and Cardiovascular Disease

Treatment Options

APPLICATION SHOWCASE: The Lifestyle Heart Trial

SUMMARY

TEST YOURSELF

KEY TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND PEOPLE

ESSENTIAL READINGS

Chapter 15. Controversies and the Future of Health Psychology

Ongoing and Current Controversies

Looking to the Future

Technological Innovations

Enhanced Training

Biopsychocultural Health Psychology

SUMMARY

TEST YOURSELF

KEY TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND PEOPLE

ESSENTIAL READINGS
Glossary
References
Name Index
Subject Index