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Health Psychology in Australia


Jill Dorrian, University of South Australia, Einar Thorsteinsson, University of New England, Australia, Mirella Di Benedetto, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Katrina Lane-Krebs, Central Queensland University, Melissa Day, University of Queensland, Amanda Hutchinson, University of South Australia, Kerry Sherman, Macquarie University, Sydney


In today's diverse society, health professionals require a complete understanding of how physiological, social and psychological factors impact physical wellbeing. Health Psychology in Australia provides a contemporary, relevant perspective on the unique climate in which this increasingly important area of healthcare is practised in Australia. Drawing on the expertise of the author team, this book gives students the skills to identify and evaluate health risk factors and to intervene in and manage health behaviour. Each chapter includes learning objectives, case…

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  • Includes specialist chapters on cross-cultural applications, sleep and presentation of research, based on market feedback that these areas are lacking in current local texts
  • Accompanied by an online instructor's resource manual to enhance teaching practice
  • Includes links to contemporary online resources to solidify understanding and encourage wider reading

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