ISBN 9780071067911,Psychology For Nurses And The Caring Professions

Psychology For Nurses And The Caring Professions



Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780071067911

ISBN-10 0071067914


Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 296 Pages
Language (English)


This bestselling book introduces students and practitioners to psychological knowledge and understanding, and helps them to apply sound psychological principles in clinical contexts. The text has been comprehensively updated to include new theoretical concepts and contemporary research. It provides clear and concise descriptions of psychological theories, research-based evidence, and practical examples of applications across the lifespan in different health and social care settings. Salient Features A new chapter on emotions A new chapter on pain Additional exercises to assist the learning process An even wider range of case studies covering all age groups TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Psychology in the context of health and health care 2. The perception of self and others 3. Development and change across the lifespan 4. Memory, understanding and information-giving 5. Learning and social learning 6. Understanding anxiety, depression and loss 7. Social influence and interaction 8. Stress and coping 9. Psychology applied to health and illness 10. Psychology of pain