Self- and Identity-Regulation and Health

Edited by James A. Shepperd, William M.P. Klein, Alexander Rothman

© 2011 – Psychology Press

136 pages

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Paperback: 9781848727434
pub: 2011-08-04
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About the Book

First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents


James A. Shepperd, William M. P. Klein, & Alex J. Rothman, Self- and Identity-Regulation and Health: Introduction to the Special Issue. David K. Sherman, Ayse K. Uskul, and John A. Updegraff , The Role of the Self in Responses to Health Communications: A Cultural Perspective. Jeff Stone & Elizabeth Focella, Hypocrisy, dissonance and the self-regulation processes that improve health. Peter R. Harris, Self-affirmation and the self-regulation of health behavior change. Douglas P. Cooper, Jamie L. Goldenberg, and Jamie Arndt, Empowering the Self: Using the Terror Management Health Model to Promote Breast Self-Examination. Michael A. Hogg, Jason T. Siegel, and Zachary P. Hohman, Groups Can Jeopardize Your Health: Identifying with Un-Healthy Groups to Reduce Self-Uncertainty. Malte Friese, Wilhelm Hofmann, and Reinout W. Wiers, On Taming Horses and Strengthening Riders: Recent Developments in Research on Interventions to Improve Self-Control in Health Behaviors. Meredith L. Terry & Mark R. Leary, Self-compassion, Self-regulation, and Health. Bethany M. Kwan & Angela D. Bryan, A Longitudinal Diary Study of the Effects of Causality Orientations on Exercise-Related Affect. C. Nathan DeWall & Richard S. Pond, Jr, Loneliness and Smoking: The Costs of the Desire to Reconnect. William G. Shadel & Daniel Cervone, The role of the self in smoking initiation and smoking cessation: A review and blueprint for research at the intersection of social-cognition and health. Elizabeth A. Pascoe & Laura Smart Richman, Effect of Discrimination on Food Decisions. James A. Shepperd, Alex J. Rothman, & William M. P. Klein, Using Self- and Identity-Regulation to Promote Health: Promises and Challenges.

About the Editors

James A. Shepperd, University of Florida

William M.P. Klein, National Cancer Institute

Alexander Rothman, University of Minnesota

About the Series

Special Issues of Self and Identity

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