Mind/Body Health: The Effects of Attitudes, Emotions, and Relationships, 5th edition

Published by Pearson (July 14, 2021) © 2014

  • Keith J Karren Brigham Young University
  • Lee Smith Lifetree Clinical Research & Pain Clinic
  • Kathryn J. Gordon Novell, Inc.
  • Kathryn J. Frandsen

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ISBN-13: 9780137615124
Mind/Body Health: The Effects of Attitudes, Emotions, and Relationships
Published 2021

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Mind/Body Health: The Effects of Attitudes, Emotions, and Relationships
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Detailing the latest scientific findings regarding the relationship between the mind and body, this text discusses how attitudes and emotions directly affect physical health and well-being.

Mind/Body Health: The Effects of Attitudes, Emotions and Relationships is unique in the health market for its coverage of the subject from the perspective of health as it pertains to psychology, psychoneuroimmunology, relationships, faith, personality types, and other issues pertaining to consciousness. This book occupies a specialized niche and has earned a very loyal user base. Mind/Body Health is currently the only book of its kind, and can be used in a variety of courses such as: Personal Health, Holistic Health or Mind/Body Health, or even as a Sr. Capstone course.

Brief Contents

I. THE MIND BODY CONNECTION

  1. Psychoneuroimmunology: The Connection between the Mind and the Body
  2. The Impact of Stress on Health

II. ATTITUDES, PERCEPTION, AND HEALTH

  1. Disease-Prone Personality
  2. The Disease-Resistant Personality
  3. Explanatory Style and Health
  4. Locus of Control, Self-Esteem, and Health

III. EMOTIONS AND HEALTH

  1. Anger, Hostility and Health
  2. Worry, Anxiety, Fear, and Health
  3. Depression, Despair, and Health
  4. Grief, Bereavement, and Health

IV: RELATIONSHIPS, SOCIAL SUPPORT, AND HEALTH

  1. Social Support, Relationships, and Health
  2. Loneliness and Health
  3. Marriage and Health
  4. Families and Health

V. SPIRITUALITY AND HEALTH

  1. Healing Power of Spirituality, Faith and Religion
  2. Healing Power of Altruism
  3. Healing Power of Humor and Laughter

VI. THE INTERVENTIONS OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE

  1. Insomnia and Sleep Deprivation: Health Effects and Treatment
  2. The Importance of Nutrition to Mind and Body Health
  3. Behavioral Medicine Treatment: The Effects of Mind-Body Interventions on Health Outcomes
  4. Creating Wellness: Implementing Principles of Resilience

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