Health Psychology TopicsMarch 16, 2016 – 07:06 pm

Health Psychology Topics

Ah, another year draws to a close, and we here at Psych Central are making our lists and checking them twice. No, wait, that was last week. This week, we’re just making lists (no, we don’t have OCD). It’s been another record-breaking year here at Psych Central, as we now see more than 2 million people each month visit our sites and self-help support groups. They come here not only to learn about a mental health concern, but also about common psychological…

Journal of HealthFebruary 29, 2016 – 04:28 pm

Journal of Health

(JHCPU) is a peer-reviewed journal focusing on contemporary health care issues of medically underserved communities. JHCPU addresses such diverse areas as health care access, quality, costs, legislation, regulations, health promotion, and disease prevention from a North American, Central American, Caribbean, and sub-Saharan African perspective. Regular features include research papers and reports, literature reviews, policy analyses, and evaluations…

Topics in Health PsychologyFebruary 28, 2016 – 04:26 pm

Topics in Health Psychology

Are you looking for a research topic centered on health psychology for a paper, experiment, or other class project? Health psychology is a rapidly growing subfield focused on the psychological factors that influence health and wellness. The following are just a few different topics that you might want to explore: Explore some of the psychological strategies that can help people adhere to a diet and exercise program. Is there any one strategy that…

Behavioral Health PsychologyFebruary 21, 2016 – 03:10 pm

Behavioral Health Psychology

The terms behavioral health and mental health are often used interchangeably. But, do they really mean the same thing? I ve made two short lists below as I ve tried to work out what s good, and not so good, about the term behavioral health,and am very curious to hear what you think. Three things I like about the term behavioral health: -It s a way of being inclusive. Behavioral health includes not only ways of promoting well-being by preventing…

Psychology Jobs in UtahFebruary 15, 2016 – 02:19 pm

Psychology Jobs in Utah

If you plan to learn and practice psychology in the “Beehive State, ” there are a few things you should know. The industry outlook is considered below average when compared with other states, but the Utah Department of Workforce Statistics estimates that healthcare jobs in general are growing at an annual rate of 1%. If you gain the appropriate experience and education, you should have a fair chance of finding a job. A psychologist works hard to help…

Health HomeFebruary 14, 2016 – 02:16 pm

Health Home

The Affordable Care Act of 2010, Section 2703, created an optional Medicaid State Plan benefit for states to establish Health Homes to coordinate care for people with Medicaid who have chronic conditions by adding Section 1945 of the Social Security Act. CMS expects states health home providers to operate under a whole-person philosophy. Health Homes providers will integrate and coordinate all primary, acute, behavioral health, and long-term services…

Health Psychology PDFJanuary 11, 2016 – 08:30 am

Health Psychology PDF

Abstract The flaws in today’s healthcare systems and practices are well-documented: millions remain far from optimal health due to a variety of psychological and social factors; large numbers of patients do not fully cooperate with medical advice; errors in medical decision-making—some stemming from flaws in interpersonal relations—regularly lead to needless suffering and death. Further, the effects of emotions, personality, and motivation on healing…