Handbook of Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine

Edited by Jerry M. Suls, Karina W. Davidson, and Robert M. Kaplan

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August 19, 2010
ISBN 9781606238950
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608 Pages
Size: 7" x 10"
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Jerry M. Suls, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Collegiate Fellow at the University of Iowa and also an affiliate of its College of Public Health. Dr. Suls has published over 150 articles and chapters and edited over 10 volumes. He has also served as Chair of the National Institutes of Health Behavioral Medicine Interventions and Outcomes Study Section and as President of Division 38 (Health Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. His research focuses on psychological risk factors for cardiovascular disease, symptom perception, and social norms about health behaviors.

Karina W. Davidson, PhD, is Vice-Dean and Executive Director of the Center for Behavioral and Cardiovascular Health and Professor of Behavioral Medicine in Medicine and Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. She is also Chief Academic Officer for NewYork Presbyterian Hospital. She has authored over 250 peer-reviewed articles as well as numerous editorials and book chapters, and has served on multiple scientific journal editorial boards. Dr. Davidson’s research focuses on interventions for, and the biopsychosocial mechanisms implicated in, anger and depression as predictors of worse outcomes for patients with cardiovascular disease. She has served as president of multiple professional organizations and was recently appointed to the United States Preventive Services Task Force.

Robert M. Kaplan, PhD, is Regenstrief Distinguished Fellow at Purdue University and Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, where he serves as Director of Research at Stanford’s Clinical Excellence Research Center. He has served as Chief Science Officer at the U.S. Agency for Health Care Research and Quality and Associate Director of the National Institutes of Health, where he led the behavioral and social sciences programs. He is also Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Health Services and Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Kaplan is a past president of several organizations, including Division 38 (Health Psychology) of the American Psychological Association, Section J of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (Pacific), the International Society for Quality of Life Research, the Society for Behavioral Medicine, and the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research. He is a former Editor-in-Chief of Health Psychology and the Annals of Behavioral Medicine. With more than 550 articles, chapters, and books, Dr. Kaplan is one of the most cited authors in his field. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine.