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What does a health psychologist do?

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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry
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In brief: Health

Health psychologists are concerned about individuals attaining and maintaining good health.
They work with individuals with health problems or persons who have to undergo medical procedures.

In brief: Health

Health psychologists are concerned about individuals attaining and maintaining good health.
They work with individuals with health problems or persons who have to undergo medical procedures.
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Emotional management

Health psychology focuses on the emotional issues that are invoked by such conditions as diabetes, heart troubles, cancers, and other serious if not life-threatening physical ailments.
People find these to be over whelming to deal with, &often do notdo what is necessary to take proper care of themselves. People often are unaware of this and need to be educated about emotional issues from this.

In brief: Emotional management

Health psychology focuses on the emotional issues that are invoked by such conditions as diabetes, heart troubles, cancers, and other serious if not life-threatening physical ailments.
People find these to be over whelming to deal with, &often do notdo what is necessary to take proper care of themselves. People often are unaware of this and need to be educated about emotional issues from this.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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