Psychological Health AffiliateJune 12, 2016 – 05:25 am

Psychological Health Affiliate

Telehealth CounselingCounseling Services From Your Home Many individuals, especially those living in rural Maine, find it difficult to connect with the professionals they need. Fortunately, technology has allowed us to over come this obstacle with the arrival of Telehealth Counseling. What is Telehealth Counseling? Telehealth counseling is a counseling session through the phone or through the computer via Skype. It can be done from the comfort of…

Clinical Health Psychology Graduate ProgramsJune 7, 2016 – 05:14 am

Clinical Health Psychology Graduate Programs

The Clinical Health Psychology program is currently inactive and will no longer accept students. The Clinical Health Psychology program is accredited by the American Psychological Association as a program in clinical psychology. The program is designed to prepare students to work as clinical researchers and practitioners in health care settings. The program provides broad and general training in the foundations of psychology and in clinical psychology…

Cognitive Psychology JobsMay 19, 2016 – 03:19 am

Cognitive Psychology Jobs

Caracterdesign / Getty Images What Is Cognitive Psychology? Cognitive psychology is concerned with how people acquire, process and store information. Major areas of interest in cognitive psychology include language, attention, memory, decision-making and problem-solving. Cognitive psychology has many practical applications. For example, cognitive principles are often used in the creation of educational curriculum and software design. What Do Cognitive…

Community Health PsychologyMay 18, 2016 – 03:16 am

Community Health Psychology

Community health psychology is concerned with the theory and method of working with communities to combat disease and to promote health. This introductory article outlines key assumptions and debates underlying this area of research and practice—in the interests of framing the papers in this special edition of the Journal of Health Psychology . Attention is given to the value of emphasizing the community level of analysis and action; the role of collective…

Definition of Health PsychologyMay 14, 2016 – 02:58 am

Definition of Health Psychology

Talk to Americans about health and the topic generally switches—immediately—to health care. It makes sense. Health care is our Titanic. In what other country do you spend 18% of your total economy on a crazy, dysfunctional system which ranks you 50th in the world for lifespan (according to the CIA). In the U.S. we have a “system” where appendectomies in the same market can cost $1, 500 or $183, , and debt collectors sit interviewing patients in ERs…

Health Psychology Shelley TaylorMay 11, 2016 – 02:45 am

Health Psychology Shelley Taylor

Health Psychology, 8/e Shelley E. Taylor, UNIV OF CALIF-LOS ANGELES ISBN: Copyright year: 2012 The eighth edition of Health Psychology highlights health issues that face the college student and his or her family through both accessible research examples and profiles of interventions. It also highlights health issues relevant to the college student’s immediate and global environment with both accessible research examples and profiles of interventions…

Public Health PsychologyMay 9, 2016 – 02:44 am

Public Health Psychology

The Global Public Health/Applied Psychology major provides interdisciplinary training that bridges psychological theory, research, and practice with public health principles with the goal of improving health outcomes among diverse populations. The major links to the mission of the Department of Applied Psychology - to prepare students both to understand and to intervene in human development across contexts and cultures. A hallmark of the curriculum…