Part I. An Introduction: Basic Issues and Processes. Chapter 1. An Overview of Psychology and Health. Chapter 2. The Body's Physical Systems. Part II. Stress, Illness, and Coping. Chapter 3. Stress -- Its Meaning, Impact, and Sources. Chapter 4. Stress, Biopsychosocial Factors, and Illness. Chapter 5. Coping with and Reducing Stress. Part III. Lifestyles to Enhance Health and Prevent Illness. Chapter 6. Health-Related Behavior and Health Promotion. Chapter 7. Substance Use and Abuse. Chapter 8. Nutrition, Weight Control and Diet, Exercise, and Safety. Part IV. Becoming Ill and Getting Medical Treatment. Chapter 9. Using Health Services. Chapter 10. In the Hospital: The Setting, Procedures, and Effects on Patients. Part V. Physical Symptoms: Pain and Discomfort. Chapter 11. The Nature and Symptoms of Pain. Chapter 12. Managing and Controlling Clinical Pain. Part VI. Chronic and Life-Threatening Health Problems. Chapter 13. Serious and Disabling Chronic Illnesses: Causes, Management, and Coping. Chapter 14. Heart Disease, Stroke, Cancer, and AIDS: Causes, Management, and Coping. Part VII. Looking to the Future. Chapter 15. What's Ahead for Health Psychology.