Health psychology is the 'use of psychological principles to promote health and to prevent illness' (Taylor, 1990). In other words, health psychology uses the knowledge and ideas from psychology to cut down on health risk factors, and promote healthy behaviors. Health risk factors include things like stress, overeating, and putting yourself in danger, including, for instance, not buckling one's seat belt, habits that increase chances of contracting illnesses. ...

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