Innovative in approach, Clinical Health Psychology: Integrating Medical Information for Improved Treatment Outcomes, edited by Amy Wachholtz effectively marries research in medical science, neuropsychology, and clinical health psychology to provide cutting-edge, medically informed approaches to clinical health psychology treatment. The book contains several pedagogical features to facilitate learning and improve the student experience.
Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter set the stage for learning and prepare students to engage with new concepts and ideas.
Case Studies and Discussion Questions provide ample opportunities for students to draw practical connections between the material within the book and real-world scenarios.
Check Your Understanding Sidebars are provided throughout the text to frequently ensure student understanding as concepts are introduced.
“Interesting Fact!” Sidebars throughout the text encourage further thought and consideration of key material while facilitating further discussion and inquiry of content.
Key Terms are identified and reinforced at the end of each chapter, helping students build their vocabulary and knowledge of applicable approaches and concepts.
Test Your Understanding Sections at the end of each chapter help students check their understanding and retention. Answers to the questions are provided in the appendix at the end of the book.
Highlight Boxes, Informational Tables, and Figures provide visual representations of data and diagrams of physiology and anatomy.