Technological and Medical Advances: Implications for Health Psychology

Patrice Saab, Judith McCalla, Helen L. Coons, Alan J. Christensen, Robert Kaplan, Suzanne Bennett Johnson, Mark D. Ackerman, Edward Stepanski, David S. Krantz, Barbara Melamed

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Abstract

Behavioral telehealth, health informatics, organ and tissue transplantation, and genetics are among the areas that have been affected by advances in technology and medicine. These areas illustrate the opportunities and the challenges that new developments can pose to health psychologists. Each area is discussed with respect to implications for practice, research, public policy, and education and training; recommendations are provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)142-146
Number of pages5
JournalHealth Psychology
Volume23
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2004

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Keywords

  • Behavioral telehealth
  • Genetics
  • Health informatics
  • Transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Psychology(all)

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Saab, P., McCalla, J., Coons, H. L., Christensen, A. J., Kaplan, R., Johnson, S. B., ... Melamed, B. (2004). Technological and Medical Advances: Implications for Health Psychology. Health Psychology, 23(2), 142-146. https://doi.org/10.1037/0278-6133.23.2.142

Technological and Medical Advances : Implications for Health Psychology. / Saab, Patrice; McCalla, Judith; Coons, Helen L.; Christensen, Alan J.; Kaplan, Robert; Johnson, Suzanne Bennett; Ackerman, Mark D.; Stepanski, Edward; Krantz, David S.; Melamed, Barbara.

In: Health Psychology, Vol. 23, No. 2, 01.03.2004, p. 142-146.

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Saab, P, McCalla, J, Coons, HL, Christensen, AJ, Kaplan, R, Johnson, SB, Ackerman, MD, Stepanski, E, Krantz, DS & Melamed, B 2004, 'Technological and Medical Advances: Implications for Health Psychology', Health Psychology, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 142-146. https://doi.org/10.1037/0278-6133.23.2.142
Saab P, McCalla J, Coons HL, Christensen AJ, Kaplan R, Johnson SB et al. Technological and Medical Advances: Implications for Health Psychology. Health Psychology. 2004 Mar 1;23(2):142-146. https://doi.org/10.1037/0278-6133.23.2.142
Saab, Patrice ; McCalla, Judith ; Coons, Helen L. ; Christensen, Alan J. ; Kaplan, Robert ; Johnson, Suzanne Bennett ; Ackerman, Mark D. ; Stepanski, Edward ; Krantz, David S. ; Melamed, Barbara. / Technological and Medical Advances : Implications for Health Psychology. In: Health Psychology. 2004 ; Vol. 23, No. 2. pp. 142-146.
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