Health Psychology in Global Perspective

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SAGE, 1998 M03 9 - 329 pages
What do we know about health in other countries? How can we use explanations from health psychology to understand health issues around the world? This volume uses health psychology to compare health issues faced by people in developing and developed countries.

Taking a broad social science perspective, Frances E Aboud brings mainstream health psychology concepts to bear on the problems of international health. She also: integrates findings from psychology with literature from other disciplines such as epidemiology, education, anthropology and nursing; and brings cross-cultural issues to bear on concepts and theories in health psychology. International health statistics and social science research methods applied to health i

 

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Contents

Series Editors Introduction
7
Health Education and Promotion 210 8 Health Education and Promotion
8
What Is International Health Psychology?
11
Social Science Measures for Health Research
29
Family Planning and Contraceptive
67
Children
70
The AIDSHIV Pandemic
94
Community Participation and Agency Involvement
123
in Bangladesh
225
Learning From Successes and Mistakes
232
The Case for Education
239
Where Do You Go From Here?
271
References
289
Author Index
311
Subject Index
322
About the Contributors 329

Nutrition for Child Growth and Development
154
Alcohol Use and Abuse
185

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