Sex Roles‚ Vol. 38‚ Nos. 3/4‚ 1998 Handbook of Diversity Issues in Health Psychology. Edited by Pamela M. Kato and Traci Mann. New York: Plenum Press‚ 1996‚ 439 pp.‚ $69.50 (hardcove r). Health psychology is devoted to unde rstanding the impact of psychological and behavioral factors on physical well-be ing. As a psychological discipline ‚ health psychology investigates health and illne ss using a biopsychosocial model rather than the biomedical model extant in behavioral medicine and public health‚ the other discipline s most likely to examine the individual ’s physical health. The biopsychosocial model acknowledges the complex in- teraction of biological ‚ individual psychological ‚ and social and cultural fac- tors. Until recently‚ much more emphasis has been placed on biological factors and individual psychology rather than on social and cultural factors that mediate health and illness. There is a short but strong tradition of formal theoretical modeling within health psychology incorporating the bi- ology and psychology of the individual (examination of the literature on stress and coping bears this out). Unfortunate ly‚ this research demonstrates a bias toward use of samples composed of White ‚ heterosexual‚ middle- classed men. Researchers in this area acknowledge the importance of class‚
Sex Roles – Springer Journals
Published: Oct 6, 2004
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera