Lecture 7 - • Seeking treatment o Ignoring symptoms • Communication with health care providers o Barriers • Following medical advice o

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Lecture 7 Health Psychology: The Relationship between Stress and Disease Cause of disease? Biomedical model biopsychosocial model Health psychology o Health promotion and maintenance o Discovery of causation, prevention, and treatment Health Impairing Behaviors Health Promoting Behaviors Smoking Poor nutrition Lack of exercise Transmission, misconceptions, and prevention of AIDS Why engage in health impairing behaviors? Illness behavior
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Unformatted text preview: • Seeking treatment o Ignoring symptoms • Communication with health care providers o Barriers • Following medical advice o nonadherence What is stress? • Stress vs. stressors o Physical o psychological Major Types of Stress • Frustration • Conflict o Approach-Avoidance Conflict o Approach-Approach Conflict o Avoidance-Avoidance Conflict • Change o E.g. Social Readjustment o Rating Scale (SRRS)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Gottlieb during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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