‘‘The Person’’ in Health and Illness

Lets see separate meaning of all the terms in the title the Person, health and illness. Definition Of health World Health Organisation (WHO), Health as “a state of complete physical, Read More …

Role of Psychology in Health

Let’s start with definition of Psychology, it is scientific study of behavior & mental processes. World Health Organizational (WHO) defined ‘Health as complete state of Physical, Mental and Social wellbeing Read More …

Psychological Interventions for Chronic Health Disorders

PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS AND CHRONIC ILLNESS Most chronically ill patients achieve a fairly high quality of life. However, adverse effects of chronic disease and treatments have led health psychologists to develop Read More …

How to Change Health Habits?

CHANGING HEALTH HABITS ATTITUDE CHANGE AND HEALTH BEHAVIOR. Educational Appeals –  Educational appeals make the assumption that people will change their health habits if they have good information about their Read More …

Sources of Stress – Individual, Family, Society and Environment

What is Stress? Stress is a feeling of emotional or physical tension.  Lazarus and Launier (1978), regarded stress as a transaction between people and the environment. They described stress in terms Read More …

Quality of life and Health Behaviors.

Quality of Life and Health Behavior The World Health Organization (WHO) defines quality of life as ‘a broad ranging concept affected in a complex way by the person’s physical health, Read More …

Health Compromising Behaviors – Obesity, Smoking & Drinking.

Health-compromising behaviors are the behaviors practiced by people that undermine or harm their current or future health. It refers as the use of cigarettes, alcohol, and illicit drugs. The effect of Read More …