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PSYC 8745 Health Psychology: Welcome & Course Readings

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PSYC 8745 Course Readings

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Berkman, N. D., Sheridan, S. L., Donahue, K. E., Halpern, D. J., & Crotty, K. (2011). Low health literacy and health outcomes: An updated systematic review. Annals of Internal Medicine, 155(2), 97–107. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-155-2-201107190-00005

Braveman, P., & Gottlieb, L. (2014). The social determinants of health: It's time to consider the causes of the causes. Public health reports, 129(1 Suppl. 2), 19–31. doi:10.1177/00333549141291S206

Chaput, J. P., Gray, C. E., Poitras, V. J., Carson, V., Gruber, R., Olds, T., ... Tremblay, M. S. (2016). Systematic review of the relationships between sleep duration and health indicators in school-aged children and youth. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 41(6 Supp. 3), S266–S282. doi:10.1139/apnm-2015-0627

Clarke, T. C., Black, L. I., Stussman, B. J., Barnes, P. M., & Nahin, R. L. (2015). Trends in the use of complementary health approaches among adults: United States, 2002–2012. National Health Statistics Reports, (79), 1–16.

Conner, M., & Norman, P. (2017). Health behaviour: Current issues and challenges. Psychology and Health, 32(8), 895–906. doi:10.1080/08870446.2017.1336240

de Ridder, D., Kroese, F., Evers, C., Adriaanse, M., & Gillebaart, M. (2017). Healthy diet: Health impact, prevalence, correlates, and interventions. Psychology and Health, 32(8), 907–941. doi:10.1080/08870446.2017.1316849

Dhabhar, F. S. (2014). Effects of stress on immune function: The good, the bad, and the beautiful. Immunologic Research, 58(2–3), 193–210. doi:10.1007/s12026-014-8517-0

Friedman, H. S., & Kern, M. L. (2014). Personality, well-being, and health. Annual Review of Psychology, 65, 719–742. doi:10.1146/annurev-psych-010213-115123

Jike, M., Itani, O., Watanabe, N., Buysse, D. J., & Kaneita, Y. (2018). Long sleep duration and health outcomes: A systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 39, 25–36. doi:10.1016/j.smrv.2017.06.011

Kaptchuk, T. J., & Miller, F. G. (2005). What is the best and most ethical model for the relationship between mainstream and alternative medicine: Opposition, integration, or pluralism? Academic Medicine, 80(3), 286–290. doi:10.1097/00001888-200503000-00015

Koenig, H. G. (2015). Religion, spirituality, and health: A review and update. Advances in Mind-Body Medicine, 29(3), 19–26.

Lubek, I., Ghabrial, M., Ennis, N., Crann, S., Jenkins, A., Green, M., ... Barata, P. (2018). Notes on the development of health psychology and behavioral medicine in the United States. Journal of Health Psychology, 23(3), 492–505. doi:10.1177/1359105318755156

Marmot, M. (2017). The health gap: The challenge of an unequal world: The argument. International Journal of Epidemiology, 46(4), 1312–1318. doi:10.1093/ije/dyx163

Mehta N. (2011). Mind-body dualism: A critique from a health perspective. Mens Sana Monographs, 9(1), 202–209. doi:10.4103/0973-1229.77436

Napier, A. D., Ancarno, C., Butler, B., Calabrese, J., Chater, A., Chatterjee, H., ... Woolfe, K. (2014). Culture and health. The Lancet, 384(9954), 1607–1639. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61603-2

Park, N., Peterson, C., Szvarca, D., Vander Molen, R. J., Kim, E. S., & Collon, K. (2016). Positive psychology and physical health: Research and applications. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 10(3), 200–206. doi:10.1177/1559827614550277

Rhodes, R. E., Janssen, I., Bredin, S. S. D., Warburton, D. E. R., & Bauman, A. (2017). Physical activity: Health impact, prevalence, correlates and interventions. Psychology and Health, 32(8), 942–975. doi:10.1080/08870446.2017.1325486 

Schwartz, C. E., Michael, W., & Rapkin, B. D. (2017). Resilience to health challenges is related to different ways of thinking: Mediators of physical and emotional quality of life in a heterogeneous rare-disease cohort. Quality of Life Research, 26(11), 3075–3088. doi:10.1007/s11136-017-1633-2

Sørensen, K., Van den Broucke, S., Fullam, J., Doyle, G., Pelikan, J., Slonska, Z., & Brand, H. (2012). Health literacy and public health: A systematic review and integration of definitions and models. BMC Public Health, 12(1), 80. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-80

Taylor , J. A., O'Hara, L., & Barnes, M. (2014). Health promotion: A critical salutogenic science. International Journal of Social Work and Human Services Practice, 2(6), 283–290.

Taylor, S. E. (1990). Health psychology: The science and the field. American Psychologist, 45(1), 40–50. doi:10.1037/0003-066X.45.1.40

Wade, D. T., & Halligan, P. W. (2017). The biopsychosocial model of illness: A model whose time has come. Clinical Rehabilitation, 31(8), 995–1004. doi:10.1177/0269215517709890

West, R. (2017). Tobacco smoking: Health impact, prevalence, correlates and interventions. Psychology and Health, 32(8), 1018–1036. doi:10.1080/08870446.2017.1325890

Other Readings

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