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Welcome to the Spring Issue of The Health Psychologist

Valeria Martinez-Kaigi, PhD, M.Sc. Associate Research Scientist Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine   Welcome to the latest issue of The Health Psychologist!  Take a moment to check out new reoccurring columns: Rare Diseases and Disorders which provides clinically relevant information from experts on diseases/disorders that are not widely known and Clinical Highlight which highlights a clinical population and evidence-based practice. This issue features the practice of health psychology in the context of rehabilitation medicine, neurology, and … Continue reading Welcome to the Spring Issue of The Health Psychologist

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Points of Intervention for Health Psychology Along the Cardiovascular Health Continuum

Allison J. Carroll, PhD Research Associate Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology (Ce-PIM) for Drug Abuse and HIV Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Dating back to the 1970s, it was observed that patients with cardiovascular disease have higher than expected rates of depression, anxiety, and behavioral concerns (Cassem and Hackett, 1971; Cay et al., 1972). By the 1990s, it … Continue reading Points of Intervention for Health Psychology Along the Cardiovascular Health Continuum

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Self-Care and Mental Health in Graduate School

Jessica Naftaly, M.S. Chair SfHP Student Advisory Council Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science   Graduate students wear many “hats” throughout their graduate career. Depending on the day, one may wear the research hat, the educator hat, the therapist-in-training hat, the student hat, or the leadership hat. Outside of school, graduate students serve in various other roles that require just as much time and … Continue reading Self-Care and Mental Health in Graduate School

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New Health Psychology Publications

Books Delamater, A.M., and Marrero, D.G. (2020). Behavioral diabetes: Social ecological perspectives for pediatric and adult populations.  New York, NY: Springer. Articles  Andersen, B.L., Valentine, T.R., Lo, S.B., Carbone, D.P., Presley, C.J., Shields, P.G.  (in press).  Newly diagnosed patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer:  A clinical description of those with moderate to severe depressive symptoms. Lung Cancer. Appel, H., Ai, L. A., & Tingir, S. (2019). Missed appointments of hypertension patients … Continue reading New Health Psychology Publications

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2020 Society for Health Psychology Candidate Statements

The next SfHP Election of Officers will take place from approximately April 15-May 31, 2020. SfHP Full and Fellow members for 2020 are eligible to vote (affiliates and students are ineligible to vote).  Ballots will be issued electronically through the APA Elections Office.  Reminders to vote will also be posted on the SfHP listservs and included in the “Update for 38.”  Eligible members who do … Continue reading 2020 Society for Health Psychology Candidate Statements