Applications of Health Psychology: Modern Prospects

Author: Ruxandra Rășcanu
University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

One of the most essential and responsible approaches of medical specialists involve always being attentive and responsive to the updates and changes in their fields of activity. It is also the case of psychologists, as we will thereby refer to specialists of health psychology. As medical experts are focused on perfecting their information and methods, so should health psychologists, in order to be able to compose a multidisciplinary team involved in the treatment of the patients who present conditions demanding a multifaceted case understanding.

We dedicate the present editorial to health psychology as we consider it not only an issue of interest for specialist of health – whether general or mental health – but also a domain which should preoccupy social programs developed for the benefit of the community.

Keywords: health psychology