Technological and Medical Advances: Implications for Health Psychology

Patrice G. Saab, Judith R. 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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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 (US)
Pages (from-to)142-146
Number of pages5
JournalHealth Psychology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2004


  • Behavioral telehealth
  • Genetics
  • Health informatics
  • Transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Psychology(all)


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