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HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY

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is a theory that links beliefs and behavior
the study of the effect of the mind on health and resistance to disease
any activity undertaken by a person who believes himself to be healthy for the purpose of preventing disease or detecting disease in an asymptomatic stage.”
the ability to endure difficult conditions.
is a self-regulatory strategy in the form of an "if-then plan" that can lead to better goal attainment, as well as help in habit and behavior modification. It is subordinate to goal intentions as it specifies the when, where and how portions of goal-directed behavior.
refers to the various types of support (i.e., assistance/help) that people receive from others and is generally classified into two (sometimes three) major categories: emotional, instrumental (and sometimes informational) support
Emphasizes biological, psychological, and social factors in human health
is physical exercise of low to high intensity that depends primarily on the aerobic energy-generating process
A behavior pattern characterized by a relaxed manner, patience, and friendliness that possibly decreases one's risk of heart disease.
is the interdisciplinary field concerned with the development and integration of behavioral, psychosocial, and biomedical science knowledge and techniques relevant to the understanding of health and illness, and the application of this knowledge and these techniques to prevention, diagnosis,
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encompasses techniques intended to equip a person with effective coping mechanisms for dealing with psychological stress
is the predictable way the body responses to stress as described by Hans Selye (1907-1982). Learn more about three stages of general adaptation syndrome and test your knowledge with quiz questions.
a deterioration in someone's state of health after a temporary improvement
An indication of an individual's readiness to perform the behavior. The most important predictor a desired behavior will actually occur. A function of both attitudes towards a behavior and subjective norms toward that behavior
the top, typically sloping, course of a brick or stone wall.
Adrenaline is delivered into your neurobiological system by what is known as the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis
is an infection you can get by having sex
activity requiring physical effort, carried out especially to sustain or improve health and fitness
a disease in which there is a severe loss of the body's cellular immunity, greatly lowering the resistance to infection and malignancy.