Chapter 1 The Development of the Field Behavioural Medicine - a branch of medicine concerned with the relationship between health and behaviour. The focus is usually on remediation. Health Psychology - the compilation of all that psychology has to offer t
Chapter 3 Stress And Coping Stress - the non-specific mental or somatic result of any demand upon the body. Coping - strategies that an individual employs to deal with stresses caused by ever-changing demands of the environment. Stress Literacy - the degr
Chapter 4 Psychoneuroimmunology Immunocompetence - the extent to which our immune system is functioning properly to ward off microorganisms. Psychoneuroimmunology - the study of the relationship between psychological states and the functioning of the immu
Chapter 8 Health Promotion
Health Promotion strategies in tended to maintain or improve the health of large populations.
Medical Level Of Health Promotion promotion in which the orientation is disease-based and the goal is d isease t reatment.
C HAPTER 9 HEALTH AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
SPORT PSYCHOLOGY THE STUDY OF THE I NFLUENCE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS ON SPORT B EHAVIOUR.
EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY THE STUDY OF I NFLUENCE THAT SPORT AND EXERCISE HAVE ON ONES PSYCHOLOGY AND BEHAVIOUR.
CHAPTER 11 - PAIN
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AFFERENT (SENSORY) NEURONS NERVE CELLS THAT CONDUCT IMPULSES FROM A SENSE ORGAN TO THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, OR FROM LOWER TO HIGHER LEVELS IN THE SPINAL CORD AND BRAIN.
NOCICEPTORS THE AFFERENT NERVE ENDINGS THAT RESPON