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

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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Overview

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

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

III: EMOTIONS AND HEALTH
7. Anger, Hostility and Health
8. Worry, Anxiety, Fear, and Health
9. Depression, Despair, and Health
10. Grief, Bereavement, and Health

IV: RELATIONSHIPS, SOCIAL SUPPORT, AND HEALTH
11. Social Support, Relationships, and Health
12. Loneliness and Health
13. Marriage and Health
14. Families and Health

V: SPIRITUALITY AND HEALTH
15. Healing Power of Spirituality, Faith and Religion
16. Healing Power of Altruism
17. Healing Power of Humor and Laughter

VI: THE INTERVENTIONS OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE
18. Insomnia and Sleep Deprivation: Health Effects and Treatment
19. The Importance of Nutrition to Mind and Body Health
20. Behavioral Medicine Treatment: The Effects of Mind-Body Interventions on Health Outcomes
21. Creating Wellness: Implementing Principles of Resilience

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