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Psychology for nurses / Devinder Rana and Dominic Upton.

By: Rana, Devinder.
Contributor(s): Upton, Dominic.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson Education, 2009Description: xxi, 615 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780132001076; 0132001071.Subject(s): Psychology -- methods | Psychology, Applied -- methods | Disease -- psychology | Models, PsychologicalGenre/Form: Nurses’ Instruction
Contents:
The meaning and measurement of health -- The principles of behaviourist psychology -- Patient-centred nursing -- Anxiety and psychodynamic principles -- Cognitive psychology -- Social psychology -- Child development and health care -- The impact of social group on health -- Cultural awareness and transcultural issues -- Working with older adults -- Patient loss, bereavement, and terminal illness -- Risky behaviours: smoking, alcohol, diet, and exercise -- Stress and stress management -- The psychology of pain -- Psychological models in health and health care -- Patient adherence to medical information and lifestyle change -- Communication and counselling skills -- Being admitted to hospital -- Applying psychology to specific conditions: part I -- Applying psychology to specific conditions: part II.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [565]-605) and index.

The meaning and measurement of health -- The principles of behaviourist psychology -- Patient-centred nursing -- Anxiety and psychodynamic principles -- Cognitive psychology -- Social psychology -- Child development and health care -- The impact of social group on health -- Cultural awareness and transcultural issues -- Working with older adults -- Patient loss, bereavement, and terminal illness -- Risky behaviours: smoking, alcohol, diet, and exercise -- Stress and stress management -- The psychology of pain -- Psychological models in health and health care -- Patient adherence to medical information and lifestyle change -- Communication and counselling skills -- Being admitted to hospital -- Applying psychology to specific conditions: part I -- Applying psychology to specific conditions: part II.

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