Psychology for Health Care Key Terms and Concepts

by Bridget Adams, Barbara Bromley

Psychology for Health Care Key Terms and Concepts Synopsis

This impressive text guides the reader through the myriad of concepts and approaches used in the research and practice of psychology. Concepts, terms and definitions are grouped alphabetically under thematic chapters covering key topics such as aggression, pain, memory, perception, stress. Additionally, different pyschological perspectives are compared, academic and professional issues are discussed and applications to practice are illustrated throughout with up-to-date examples. The text is an invaluable and readily-accessible guide to a complex field for students and experienced health care professionals who are interested in learning more about the psychological aspects of health care.

Psychology for Health Care Key Terms and Concepts Press Reviews

'Extremely useful! Will be used over and over again.' - Catherine Corr, Bolton Institute 'A must for most students. The book makes the topic come to life.' - Swaleh Toofany, Thames Valley University

Book Information

ISBN: 9780333648087
Publication date: 24th June 1998
Author: Bridget Adams, Barbara Bromley
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 368 pages
Categories: Psychology, Public health & preventive medicine, Social research & statistics,

About Bridget Adams, Barbara Bromley

BRIDGET ADAMS is Principal Lecturer in Psychology and Interpersonal Skills for Health Care at Buckinghamshire College. She is secretary of the Person Centred Art Therapy Association and chair of the Chilterns Art Group. BARBARA BROMLEY is Senior Lecturer at the University of Luton, teaching mental health nursing and psychology for nursing. Her clinical speciality is nursing people with acute mental health problems.

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