Chapter 13. Careers in Health Psychology

  1. Dr. Jeffrey L. Helms Associate Professor specialist psychologist member and
  2. Dr. Daniel T. Rogers Assistant Professor psychologist member

Published Online: 28 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320718.ch13

Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals

Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals

How to Cite

Helms, J. L. and Rogers, D. T. (2010) Careers in Health Psychology, in Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320718.ch13

Author Information

  1. Kennesaw State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190640

Online ISBN: 9781444320718

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Keywords:

  • careers in health psychology;
  • American Psychological Association (APA);
  • health psychology, interdisciplinary field - promoting and maintaining healthy functioning;
  • psychologists and health care services to public - health psychologists and skills;
  • employment settings and salary expectations;
  • health psychologists and salaries - by work setting, reputation and experience;
  • Graduate Study in Psychology (GSP);
  • health psychologist, ensuring solid undergraduate foundation in psychology;
  • significant professional accomplishments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Health Psychology Defined

  • The Work

  • Training and Preparation

  • Working in Areas Related to Health Psychology With a Bachelor's Degree

  • Health Psychology and Culture: An Exciting Area of Study: Regan A. R. Gurung, PhD

  • Professional Spotlight: Chris Dunkel Schetter, PhD

  • Suggested Exercises

  • Suggested Readings

  • References

  • Resources