Health Psychology and Addiction

Health psychology is the study of psychological and behavioral processes in health, illness, and healthcare. It is concerned with understanding how psychological, behavioral, and cultural factors contribute to physical health and illness.

A specialty applying psychological principles to the scientific study of health, illness, and health related behaviors. It is specifically aimed towards a broader understanding of health, illness, recovery, and the impact of each on human life. Knowledge developed in this field includes psychological, social and cultural influences on the development, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of ill and injured people. Health psychologists are also interested in the prevention of illness and injury and in health policy formation. It is a field of study with in  the general discipline of psychology.

  • Physical Health and Genetics
  • Biosocial and biopsychological model in health psychology
  • Behavioral addiction & mechanism
  • Substance or drug abuse disorders
  • Current Issues in Health Psychology
  • Insights in addiction research
  • Occupational health psychology
  • Biological psychology
  • Medical psychology and psychotherapy
  • Drug rehabilitation

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25th World Summit on Psychology, Psychiatry & Psychotherapy

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