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Behavioral Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease

Behavioral Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease

1st Edition

Alvin P. Shapiro, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum
January 27, 2017

Smoking, diet, stress, coping, and exercise, among other behaviors and psychological states, are now clearly implicated in the development of cardiovascular diseases. Prevention, based largely on altering behaviors that contribute to this chronic disease, is now as important a goal as is treatment...

Experimental Foundations of Behavioral Medicines: Conditioning Approaches

Experimental Foundations of Behavioral Medicines: Conditioning Approaches

1st Edition

Robert Ader, Herbert Weiner,, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum
November 24, 2016

A new attempt to acknowledge and rekindle interest in the experimental foundation of behavioral medicine, this volume focuses on the relevance of conditioning processes in the development of clinically relevant intervention strategies. It provides illustrations of the basic conditioning effects in...

Chronic Diseases: Perspectives in Behavioral Medicine

Chronic Diseases: Perspectives in Behavioral Medicine

1st Edition

Marvin Stein, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum
September 02, 2016

Although considerable progress has been made in the understanding and treatment of a range of medical disorders, it had recently been pointed out that 85 percent of the population will be stricken by chronic disorders which may be accompanied by many years of suffering. This volume deals with...

Health at Work

Health at Work

1st Edition

Jonathan E. Fielding, Andrew S. Baum, Stephen M. Weiss
May 20, 2016

This book focuses on the major issues surrounding worksite health promotion programs. It identifies and discusses examples of the most intensively studied programs (such as Johnson and Johnson's "Live for Life," and AT&T's "TLC"), and considers the "state of science" for the four most frequently...

Quality of Life in Behavioral Medicine Research

Quality of Life in Behavioral Medicine Research

1st Edition

Joel E. Dimsdale, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum
May 13, 2016

The number of, and interest in, quality of life studies has grown dramatically in the last decade. On an ever increasing basis, patients, clinicians, researchers, and health policy regulators are considering quality of life in assessing treatment alternatives. Unfortunately, most discussions of...

Technology and Methods in Behavioral Medicine

Technology and Methods in Behavioral Medicine

1st Edition

David S. Krantz, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum
June 08, 2015

This book provides an illustrative overview of some of the key methodological and technical innovations that form the cutting edge of current research in behavioral medicine. It is divided into three sections. Part I consists of six chapters describing the impact on behavioral medicine research of...

Behavior, Health, and Aging

Behavior, Health, and Aging

1st Edition

Stephen B. Manuck, Richard Jennings, Bruce Rabin, Andrew S. Baum, Andrew S. Baum
June 09, 2014

A dramatic shift in the average age of the U.S. population and the increasing number of elderly Americans has introduced new and challenging healthcare dilemmas. This book addresses these issues with contributed chapters by the leading authorities in the field of behavioral medicine. It deals with...

Stress and Disease Processes: Perspectives in Behavioral Medicine

Stress and Disease Processes: Perspectives in Behavioral Medicine

1st Edition

Neil Schneiderman, Philip Mccabe, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum
August 01, 1992

This volume presents chapters by leading figures researching the various pathways by which stress may interfere with health maintenance and contribute to disease etiology and progression. Their work focuses on direct effects of stress on the immune and endocrine systems, on behavioral factors in...

Eating, Sleeping, and Sex: Perspectives in Behavioral Medicine

Eating, Sleeping, and Sex: Perspectives in Behavioral Medicine

1st Edition

Albert J. Stunkard, Andrew S. Baum
February 01, 1989

The lack of balance and the failure of regulation in life has traditionally been recognized in such extreme symbolic acts as overconscientiousness or a criminal lack of conscience. This volume shows how the neurotic process affects biologic functions, distorting natural functioning. Three distinct...

Perspectives in Behavioral Medicine: Eating Regulation and Discontrol

Perspectives in Behavioral Medicine: Eating Regulation and Discontrol

1st Edition

Herbert Weiner,, Andrew S. Baum
October 01, 1987

First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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