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Chapter 1 An Overview Of Psychology And Health.

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Chapter 1 An Overview Of Psychology And Health.

Chapter 1 An Overview Of Psychology And Health.

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The author Sarafino, places common beliefs in the absence of illness as indicators of health in contrast with Antonovsky’s illness/wellness.

In Asian cultures, he suggests, health is defined as the “balance between self and nature and across the individual’s various roles in life.” The synergy between nature, self, and others can result in a positive state called health.

What do you think? Indicate how the chapter readings support your position.

Required Text:

Sarafino, Edward P.  (2016) Health Psychology: Biopsychosocial Interactions

(9th Ed.) Wiley

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