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University of Manitoba
PSYC 1200
Debra Lall

PSYC1200 02 26 2014 Biopsychosocial Model of Health • traditional health practices • biopsychosocial model - link b/w NS, immune system, behavioural styles, cognitive processing, environmental styles • wellness - optimal health; goal of health psychology Treatment • patient adherence • harness mind to heal the body  relaxation response  biofeedback - self-regulating the technique to relax  Psychoneuronal immunology - psyc. factors in influencing illnesses  Psychological impacts on health outcomes 1) Convince patient of the treatment 2) Give them a sense that you care 3) Take into account the culture (NO "one size fits all") Personality & Health • "TypeA" Behavioural Pattern  competition, aggression, impatience, hostility  CHD ~ Coronary Heart Disease • "Type B" Behavioural Pattern  less competitive; less hostile; etc. Job Burnout: and the Healthcare System • emotional stress due to job  eg. social workers, nurses  lead researcher: Christina Maslach • emotional exhaustion • depersonalization (disengaged from yourself) • reduced personal accomplishments prevention: reduce workload Chapter 14 "Personality" • unique psychological qualities of an individual that influences a variety of characteristic behaviour patterns across different situations and over time
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