Health Group Psychological ServicesFebruary 6, 2018 – 06:19 pm

Health Group Psychological Services

Group Health Behavioral Health Services (BHS) pre-authorizes and coordinates non-emergency mental health and chemical dependency care. This includes care for children, teens, and adults. You do not need a referral from your primary care provider to obtain behavioral health care, but you may be required to obtain pre-authorization from BHS before meeting with a mental health or chemical dependency provider. Behavioral health coverage and prior authorization…

History of Health PsychologyJanuary 31, 2018 – 06:15 pm

History of Health Psychology

Health psychology as a field of research and practice formally developed 30 years ago but it was prefigured by sustained debate within social and applied psychology about the nature of psychology and its role in society. This article considers this pre-history of health psychology and how the field has subsequently developed. It considers how its character is shaped by dominant ideas within psychology and is also enmeshed in broader social relations…

Definition of Psychological HealthJanuary 19, 2018 – 06:12 pm

Definition of Psychological Health

Psychological health is important with respect to how we function and adapt, and with respect to whether our lives are satisfying and productive. In the end, psychological health and well-being basically has to do with the question: how are you doing? While questions like how are you doing? or how is your mood? capture the essence of psychological health, psychologists have found that it actually involves two separate issues. There is an upside…

Health Psychology Graduate ProgramsDecember 20, 2017 – 06:06 pm

Health Psychology Graduate Programs

The field of health psychology is concerned with understanding how biological, psychological, behavioral, cultural, and social contextual factors influence health and illness. The health psychology program provides students with the theoretical background and both basic and applied research skills needed to study the psychological, social, cultural, and behavioral bases of health and illness. As part of the VCU Department of Psychology, students study…

APA ReportOctober 27, 2017 – 05:44 pm

APA Report

Annual reports are usually easy to find on a company s website. The APA Style Guide to Electronic References says to format references to technical and research reports and other gray literature as you would a book retrieved online. Thus, a reference to an annual report follows the usual who-when-what-where format. For example, American Psychological Association. (2013). 2012 annual report of the American Psychological Association . Retrieved from…

Masters in Health PsychologyOctober 21, 2017 – 05:41 pm

Masters in Health Psychology

Health psychology is a relatively new area of professional specialization in the larger realm of psychology which traces its official roots back to the early 1970s. In response to the increasingly important role that psychologists were playing in hospital medical care, and the obvious links between mental and physical health that decades of study had established, the American Psychological Association added something called health psychology to…

Carolina Psychological Health ServicesAugust 19, 2017 – 05:17 pm

Carolina Psychological Health Services

Instructions/Information for Making Application Based on Mobility Credential See G.S. 90-270.13(a1) and 21 NCAC 54 .1701 (b) & (c) You must hold one of the following mobility credentials in order to proceed with this application: Certificate of Professional Qualification (CPQ) issued by the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) Registrant in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology (NRHSPP) Diploma…