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Unformatted text preview: physical sensations Help people evaluate sensations Example: Heart Disease Might include concepts of poor exercise as a cause, chest pain as a consequence, long duration and possibly fatal Uses and Abuses of the Medical System Stress and strong emotions lead to physical symptoms, which increases health service use. Mental disorders themselves are accompanied by physical symptoms. Consider, simply, anxiety and depression. Worried well overinterpret bodily symptoms. Secondary gain: The benefits...
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This document was uploaded on 03/10/2014 for the course PSY 383 at University of Arizona- Tucson.
- Summer '14
- Health Psychology