In this chapter, the field of health psychology and what differentiates it from behavioral medicine is discussed, and this discussion is followed by an illustration of how health psychology can contribute to the understanding and management of a major health problem.
KeywordsCoronary Heart Disease Health Psychology Behavior Pattern Behavioral Medicine Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factor
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