Psychology: An Introduction for Health Professionals

Author
By Patricia Barkway, RN, CMHN, BA Syd, MSc (PHC) Flin, FACMHN, Cambridge TESOL Cert. and Deb O'Kane, RMN, ENB603, Grad Dip CN, MN, Grad Cert Ed (Higher Ed)
ISBN
9780729542968
Stock Status
In Stock
Publication Date
16-09-2019
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Psychology: An Introduction for Health Professionals will appeal to the undergraduate nursing and health science student seeking to understand patient responses and behaviours to various diagnoses, interventions and health outcomes.

Written by Patricia Barkway and Deb O'Kane, the text is divided into two sections. The first introduces essential concepts and theories of psychology in the context of human development across the lifespan. The second focuses on applying these concepts and theories to healthcare issues and practice.


Key Features
  • Critical thinking questions encourage reflection on clinical practice
  • Case studies provide clinical relevance
  • Chapter 14 Psychology in Practice features discipline-specific case studies across 11 health disciplines
  • Research focus examples in each chapter assist students to link research to clinical practice
  • An eBook included in all print purchases

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eBook on VitalSource

Instructor Resources

  • Image collection
  • PowerPoint slides
  • Test bank
  • Answer Key-critical thinking questions

Student resources:

  • Glossary
  • Student practice questions
  • Discipline-specific case studies
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780729542968
Table of Content 1. Psychology: An Introduction
2. Research Informed Practice
3. Lifespan: The early years (birth to adolescence) 
4. Lifespan: Middle and later years (adulthood to ageing)
5. Health and health psychology
6. The Social Context of behaviour
7. Behaviour change
8. Communication in healthcare practice
9. Stress and coping
10. Loss
11. Pain
12. Partnerships in health
13. Health promotion
14. Psychology in Practice
Author Information By Patricia Barkway, RN, CMHN, BA Syd, MSc (PHC) Flin, FACMHN, Cambridge TESOL Cert., Senior Lecturer (Academic Status), College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia and Deb O'Kane, RMN, ENB603, Grad Dip CN, MN, Grad Cert Ed (Higher Ed), Lecturer, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Pages 442
Publication Date 16-09-2019
Stock Status In Stock
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