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Chapter 10

Chapter 10

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSY100H1
Professor
Dan Dolderman
Semester
Fall

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Chapter 10 health and wellbeing Can psychosocial factors affect healthHealth psychology research on health and psychologyWellbeing positive state that includes striving for optimal health and life satisfaction Biopsychosocial model of health incorporates multiple perspectives for understanding and improving health Biospychosocial model integrates the effects of biological behavioural and social factors on health and illness Behaviour contributes to the leading causes of deathMany lifestyle variables eating unhealthy food being obese and leading sedentary life contributes to diseases that reduce quality and length of lifePeople with certain personality types hostile has increased risk for heart disease and earlier death Placebos can be powerful medicinePlacebo effect drug or treatment unrelated to the particular problem of the patient may make the person feel better because the person believes the drug is effective Participant must believe that the p
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