Health Psychology in Global Perspective
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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Series Editors Introduction
What Is International Health Psychology?
Social Science Measures for Health Research
Family Planning and Contraceptive Use
The AIDSHIV Pandemic
Community Participation and Agency Involvement
Nutrition for Child Growth and Development
Alcohol Use and Abuse
Health Education and Promotion