Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Primary Care Consultant by Larry C. James

In The Primary Care Consultant: The Next Frontier for Psychologists in Hospitals and Clinics, editors Larry C. James and Raymond A. Folen survey innovative programs that integrate health psychology into primary health care in the Department of Defense, VA hospitals, and selected specialty settings, offering a view of what lies ahead for psychologists in the expanding world of behavioral health care. Chapter authors describe and illustrate their cutting-edge programs and practices, providing valuable models and insights on how a consultative model works in practice, how to make telehealth applications effective, what technical knowledge health psychologists will need to function in primary care, and what new settings hold promise for the future. Chapters explore how psychologists contribute knowledge of how illness affects psychological and psychosocial functioning, help motivate patients for behavioral changes to enhance health and improve prognosis, and assess for treatment needs (for example, uncover cognitive deterioration that might suggest central nervous system problems). With chapters focused on collaborative work with women's health care professionals and in men's health care, the book demonstrates specifically how a biopsychosocial model is applied to working with specific populations.

Buy The Primary Care Consultant by Larry C. James from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781591472124
ISBN-10: 1591472121
Format: Hardback
Pages: 328
Imprint: American Psychological Association
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - The Primary Care Consultant by Larry C. James

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Primary Care Consultant book by Larry C. James and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Larry C. James

Fixing Hell by Larry C. James
Hardback, October 2008
Diversity in Human Interactions by Larry C. James
Hardback, January 2003