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Keith J. Petrie

Perceptions of health and illness : current research and applications / edited by Keith J. Petrie and John A. Weinman. - Australia : Harwood Academic Publishers, 1997. - ix, 501 p. : ill. ; c 23 cm. 25 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Perceptions of health and illness / John A. Weinman & Keith J. Petrie -- Illness representations : theoretical foundations / Howard Leventhal, [et. al.] -- Children's perceptions of health and illness / Christine Eiser & Sheryl J. Kopel -- Are there differences in perceptions of illness across the lifespan? / Elaine A. Leventhal & Melissa Crouch -- Measurement of illness perceptions in patients with chronic somatic illnesses : a review / Margreet Scharloo & Adrian Kaptein -- Representations of medication and treatment : advances in theory and measurement / Robert Horne --Representations of disability / Marie Johnston -- Cognitive representations and preventative health behaviour : a review / Charles Abraham & Paschal Sheeran -- Illness representations after the human genome project : the perceived role of genes in causing illness / Theresa M. Marteau & Vicky Senior -- Processing risk factor information : defensive biases in health-related judgments and memory / Robert T. Croyle, Yi-Chun Sun & Marybeth Hart -- Screening for cancer : illness perceptions and illness worry / Linda D. Cameron -- Illness representations and the self-management of diabetes / Sarah E. Hampson -- Self regulation and psycho-educational interventions for rheumatic disease / Theo J. Pimm -- Illness representations and breast cancer : coping with radiation and chemotherapy / Deanna L. Buick -- The role of illness cognitions and coping in the aetiology and maintenance of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) / Rona Moss-Morris -- Illness representations and recovery from myocardial infarction / Keith J. Petrie & John A. Weinman -- Virtual narratives : illness representations in online support groups / Kathryn P. Davison & James W. Pennebaker.

905702103X (softcover)


Medicine and psychology.
Sick--Psychology.
Attitude to Health.
Disease--psychology.

610.1 / PER-P 1997 501527

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