Reinforcement sensitivity, self-efficacy, coping and addictive behaviours

Penelope Anne Hasking

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Advances in medicine as well as computers and electronics have made possible remarkable gains in our understanding of diseases on all levels from the theoretical to the clinical. In addition, the population can instantly access many types of health knowledge online. Blending the old and new knowledge and getting it a public under relentless attack from their own insurance companies and seeing doctors under non-stop pressure to see more patients and order less tests, have created a situation where an understanding or health knowledge by many is essential yet often worse than the ailment. This new book brings together research in trying to bring order to a volatile mix
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHealth Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices
EditorsPatricia I Eddington, Umberto V Mastolli
Place of PublicationUSA
PublisherNova Science Publishers
Pages21 - 70
Number of pages50
ISBN (Print)9781604560336
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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