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Social Psychology, Fifth Edition
Sharon S. Brehm - Indiana University Bloomington
Saul M. Kassin - Williams College
Steven Fein - Williams College
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Chapter 14: Health

Friends and Colds

Social support may help you ward off colds.
http://obssr.od.nih.gov/Publications/socsup.html

Women and Stress

Women’s responses to stress may be more adaptive than those of men, according to recent research.
http://www.psycport.com/2000/05/19/wstm-/1030-0085-MED-US-Stress-Women..html

Cancer and Stress

A large body of research is linking certain forms of cancer to stress.
http://www.apa.org/monitor/jun99/stress.html

Psychotherapy for Cancer Patients

Many cancer patients can gain physical and mental benefits from psychotherapy.
http://www.apa.org/monitor/jun02/mindbody.html

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder As a Real Illness

This site of the National Institute of Mental Health features information about PTSD and how to get help.
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/nimhptsd.pdf

The Biology of Stress

This site presents current research findings from the National Institutes of Health about the biology of stress, including findings about women, PTSD, and heart disease.
http://od.nih.gov/Publications/Stress.html

Religion and Health

Read research about the role of faith in health.
http://www.apa.org/releases/religion.html

Psychology of Religion

This is the site of Division 36, Psychology of Religion, of the American Psychological Association.
http://www.apa.org/about/division/div36.html

American Psychological Association's Division of Health Psychology

This site provides information about the division and many excellent links to health psychology resources.
http://www.health-psych.org

Health Psychology Section of the Canadian Psychological Association
This site has information about the section, links to other health psychology sites, frequently asked questions, and a button for questions from students.
http://is.dal.ca/~hlthpsyc/hlthhome.htm

Stress Management and Emotional Wellness Links

Find links to information about cognitive restructuring, relaxation techniques, stress in the workplace, stress in college students, and more.
http://imt.net/~randolfi/StressLinks.html

International Stress Management Association

Information about the organization, links to other stress management sites, reading lists, and information about getting help with stress problems are provided.
http://www.isma.org.uk

Stress Management: A Review of Principles

This site presents basic information about stress and stress management.
http://www.unl.edu/stress/mgmt

National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

This site describes programs relating to PTSD that are conducted by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and provides information about PTSD.
http://www.ncptsd.org


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