Research, viewpoints and practical suggestions about the practice of

health psychology in medical and rehabilitation settings.

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What's New in Health Psychology?


Biopsychosocial Law

  • In some legal jurisdictions, a biopsychosocial approach is now mandated by law

New Book On Billing For Mental Health Practitioners

  • Psychologist Mark Barisa's new book is an excellent primer in running a psychology practice

Presurgical Psychological Evaluation Information Page: The science of patient selection

  • On Line CE credits
    • BehavioralHealthCE.com offers extensive, high quality information about presurgical psychological evalutions, preparing patients for surgery, and psychological treatments for medical patients. The information is free. Pay for the CE credit.
  • Assessment of Biopsychosocial Risk Factors for Medical Treatment
    • Published 2009 in the Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings
    • Full article available free via open access
  • Afraid of needles?
    • David C. Mohr, PhD, and Darcy Cox, Psy.D. at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Behavioral Medicine Research Center (BMRC), has been shown to be effective in helping people overcome their fears and learn to self-inject
    • Clinician Workbook
    • Patient Workbook
    • Research

    Information on Psychological Tests For Medical Patients

    • This review of psychological tests for medical patients was developed by a chronic pain task force

    Conceptualization of biospychosocial pain disorders

    • This article first appeared in Practical Pain Management, November/December 2005, volume 5, issue 7, and is reprinted here with permission

    Assessment and treatment of chronic pain

    • This article first appeared in Practical Pain Management, March 2006, volume 6, issue 2, and is reprinted here with permission.

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    Chronic Pain

  •   Last update 6/1/2013

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