Pathways to Illness, Pathways to Health

Why is this person healthy when that one is ill? The trained provider is well schooled in the roles of genetics, environment, lifestyle choices, and pure luck in individuals' well-being. But now a groundbreaking new book clearly identifies the turning points that lead from wellness to disease--...

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Main Author: McGrady, Angele.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Moss, Donald.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Springer New York : 2013.
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Table of Contents:
  • Part 1: Basic Concepts of Health and Illness
  • Introducing the Pathways Model
  • Genetic Etiology of Illness
  • Psychosocial Etiology of Illness
  • Psychophysiological Etiology of Illness
  • Assessment in the Pathways Model
  • Interventions in the Pathways Model
  • Part 2: Applications to Common Illnesses
  • Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Diabetes and Obesity
  • Hypertension and Syncope
  • Headache and Back Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Part 3: Personalizing the Path to Health and Wellness
  • Simple Pathways to Health and Wellness
  • Developing a Wellness Plan
  • Seeking Professional Help.