Introducing Psychology for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals, 2nd edition

By Dominic Upton
December 2012
Pearson Education
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9780273770077
404 pages, Illustrated
$62.50 Paper original

What makes someone feel healthy? Why do some people respond differently under stress to others? Why don’t people always follow nursing advice?

This second edition of Introducing Psychology for Nurses and Healthcare Professionalsprovides an accessible but thorough introduction to the key psychological theories and concepts which underpin nursing and healthcare, and clearly demonstrates how they can be applied in clinical practice. Using a research-led approach, each chapter guides you through important theories and topics in health psychology, such as lifespan and development, communication, and social processes, and helps you use your understanding to deliver better patient care.


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