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Health Psychology

Rajbir Singh (Editor) Nov Rattan Sharma (Editor) Amrita Yadava (Editor)
Synopsis Health is a dynamic and multidisciplinary area where psyche of a person is a significant determinant of Health. In order to achieve a comprehensive understanding of Health Psychology, there is a need to build up a framework that gives due recognition to the cultural, social and economic contexts. The present Book ‘Health Psychology’ which may serve the above objective is a compilation of 35 articles. These articles have been classified in seven parts. In the first part, articles that focus upon the various theoretical perspectives of health have been included. Articles dealing with positive Health behaviour has been put in second part. Third highlights the issues relating to stress and anxiety. Concepts of Aging and Gender differences in regard to health are given in the 4th part of the book. Indigenous and Islamic traditions about health have been elaborated upon in 5th and 6th parts of the book, whereas the last part deals with the models for health promotion. The Editors hope that the theoretical input in the book will equip the students and researchers with basic concepts and constructs. Further the issues considered in the book would generate research interest in this area.
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About the authors

Rajbir Singh

Rajbir Singh got his M.Sc. in Physics from Meerut Univeristy, Meerut and B.Ed. from Rajasthan University, Jaipur. He has long experience in teaching science and research. He has to his credit number of books and articles published in reputed journals. He is at present teaching Physics to Post-graduate students at Central School for Tibetans in Mussoorie in Uttranchal. He is presently working on a gigantic project focusing on modern organic / inorganic chemistry series.

Nov Rattan Sharma

Dr. Nov Rattan Sharma, presently working as Reader and Head in the Department of Psychology, M.D. University, Rohtak, has bright career. He is a committed teacher and versatile researcher with an experience of more than supervised a large number of M.Phil and Ph.D. dissertations. He is the life member of many Professional and academic associations. He has authored around forty research articles in various journals of repute.

Amrita Yadava

Dr. Amrita Yadava, presently working as Reader, Department of Psychology, M.D. University, Rohtak, has been actively associated with teaching and research since last more than 20 years. Her main area of research is Experimental and Cognitive Psychology. She has supervised a large number of M.Phil and Doctoral Dissertations in the field of individual difference particularly in the area of learning and memory. A large number of research articles have been published in distinguished research journals and books.

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Bibliographic information

Title Health Psychology
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8182201098
length xvi+420p., Tables; References; Index; 23cm.