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Health Psychology in Nursing Practice

Health Psychology in Nursing Practice

First Edition

April 2016 | 192 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Health Psychology in Nursing Practice gives nurses and healthcare practitioners the essentials of health psychology to assist patients and their relatives in adjusting to diagnoses, coping with treatments and other disease-related life changes, managing symptoms and making healthy choices. Directly aimed at nurses, this textbook helps them improve their practice in a very practical way.

Key features:

* Concise content specifically aimed at nurses and other healthcare professions and taking both an evidence-based and applied approach

* Key learning objectives and chapters summaries for revision

* Case examples give even more insight into how theory works in the real world

* Reflective activities help think about real life practice and quizzes test your knowledge

Elizabeth Barley is a Chartered Psychologist, Practitioner Health Psychologist and Registered General Nurse. She is Professor in Health and Wellbeing at the University of West London and Visiting Senior Lecturer at the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College London.



Why Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Need Health Psychology
Emotions and Health
Improving Self-management
Promoting Healthy Choices
Managing Enduring Physical Symptoms
Looking After Yourself
Putting it All Together

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