Study Guide for Health Psychology
What are the four factors Led to the Development of Health Psychology?
The mind-body relationship
The Health Belief Model
What are health behaviors?
Healthy and unhealthy belief Theory of Planned Behavior
Transtheoretical model of behavior change
What are fear appeals?
seven health practises
Self-efficacy and health behaviors Aerobic exercise
What are the benefits of exercise;
Who is more likely to exercise? Healthy diet
pear-shaped body and peach-shaped body Why is diet important?
Set point theory of weight
What are the characteristics of HCB? Why do people smoke?
Pomerleau and Pomerleau’s theory
Two windows of vulnerability: The ages of 12 and 21; In the late middle age
What is stress?
Fight and flight response
Cognitive theory of stress
Life event and daily hassle What is coping?
Personality and coping
Pessimistic explanatory style
A classification of coping strategies: problem-focused and emotion-focused
Types of problem-focused coping
Types of emotion-focused coping
Type A behavior pattern
Type B behavior pattern
What is social support?
Effects of social support
How to manage stress?
Psychological well-being and Social Support