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

  • Keith J Karren, 
  • Lee Smith, 
  • Kathryn J. Gordon, 
  • Kathryn J. Frandsen

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Mind/Body Health offers you a unique perspective on the way attitudes and emotions directly affect physical health and well-being. Whether your interest is in personal health, holistic health or mind/body health, you'll find this one-of-a-kind text useful and enlightening.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2014

ISBN-13: 9780137615124

Subject: Health & Kinesiology

Category: Health

Table of contents

Brief Contents


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


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


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


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


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


  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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