Health Psychology in Global Perspective

Health Psychology in Global Perspective

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What do we know about health in other countries? How can we use explanations from health psychology to understand health issues around the world? In Health Psychology in Global Perspective, author Frances E. Aboud uses health psychology to examine the health issues facing developing countries and compares them with issues faced by people in developed countries. She uses a psychosocial perspective rather than the typical biomedical and anthropological perspectives usually applied to health issues in developing countries and integrates diverse literature from a variety of disciplines, including, epidemiology, psychology, education, anthropology, and nursing. Accessible to a broad audience, this volume brings mainstream health psychology concepts to bear on the problems of international health and cross-cultural issues to bear on concepts and theories in mainstream health ...

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