Health Psychology Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of Health Tourism

    Edited by Melanie Kay Smith, Laszlo Puczko

    Health and travel? Travelling for health? Healthy travel? The arena of health related tourism is currently very dynamic with both Medical and Wellness tourism forecasted to enjoy an exponential rate of growth in coming years. Press releases and publications are shared almost daily indicating how…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Addiction, Behavioral Change and Social Identity

    The path to resilience and recovery

    Edited by Sarah Buckingham, David Best

    Changing health-related behaviour is for many people a lonely and isolating experience. Individual willpower is often not enough, particularly in addressing addictive behaviour, but research increasingly points to the potential of group identity to shape behaviour change and support recovery. This…

    Paperback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Tailoring Health Messages

    Customizing Communication With Computer Technology

    By Matthew W. Kreuter, David W. Farrell

    Through the use of new technologies, researchers, and practitioners in health education and health communication can now provide health information and behavior change strategies that are customized based on the unique needs, interests, and concerns of different individuals. These tailored health…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Progress in Psychological Science Around the World. Volume 2: Social and Applied Issues

    Proceedings of the 28th International Congress of Psychology

    Edited by Qicheng Jing, Mark R. Rosenzweig

    Progress in Psychological Science around the World, Volumes 1 and 2, present the main contributions from the 28th International Congress of Psychology, held in Beijing in 2004. These expert contributions include the Nobel laureate address, the Presidential address, and the Keynote and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Alcohol Problems Among Adolescents

    Current Directions in Prevention Research

    Edited by Gayle M. Boyd, Jan Howard, Robert A. Zucker

    Alcohol misuse presents a major risk for health and well-being throughout the life-span, but youth have a special vulnerability. Alcohol is the most widely used drug by adolescents. For some, this may be one or two isolated occasions of youthful experimentation; for others, the use becomes…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Deconstructing Developmental Psychology

    3rd Edition

    By Erica Burman

    In this completely revised and updated edition, Deconstructing Developmental Psychology interrogates the assumptions and practices surrounding the psychology of child development, providing a critical evaluation of the role and contribution of developmental psychology within social practice. Since…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods

    Understanding successful ageing

    Edited by Leigh Riby

    The Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods offers a clear understanding of the most important research challenges and issues in the burgeoning field of the psychology of aging. As people in developed countries live longer, so a range of research methods has evolved that allows a more nuanced…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29 
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • Grandparenting

    Contemporary Perspectives

    By Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal

    Grandparenting: Contemporary Perspectives is one of the first books of its kind to offer a dedicated account of the social and psychological research on this important life stage. Reflecting the contemporary positive approach to ageing, it covers many of the issues that impact the grandparent…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Uprooting Sexual Violence in Higher Education

    A Guide for Practitioners and Faculty

    By Amy Murphy, Brian Van Brunt

    With national conversation turned toward sexual assault on college campuses, knowing how to identify, prevent, and address these incidents in a safe, and productive way is essential for administrators and faculty. Uprooting Sexual Violence in Higher Education provides colleges and universities…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Gender Dysphoria and Gender Incongruence

    Edited by Walter Pierre Bouman, Annelou LC de Vries, Guy T'Sjoen

    There is a significant increase in people who self-diagnose as having gender dysphoria and gender incongruence. The number of people with gender dysphoria and gender incongruence who seek assessment, support and treatment at gender identity clinic services has increased substantially over the years…

    Hardback – 2016-09-16 
    Routledge

  • In Search of Coronary-prone Behavior

    Beyond Type A

    Edited by Aron Wolfe Siegman, Theodore M. Dembroski

    In Search of Cornoary-Prone Behavior: Beyond Type A provides a methodology of enormous potential for examining the relationship between behavioral variables and basic pathophysiological mechanisms. They discuss the history of Type-A behavior pattern (TABP) as it relates to coronary heart disease (…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Psychology Press

  • How Do Families Cope With Chronic Illness?

    Edited by Robert E. Cole, David Reiss

    Because chronic disorder is becoming an ordinary feature of family life and development, understanding its impact has become critical. This volume, and the conference proceedings it reports, represents a major effort to examine the family's response to chronic physical or psychopathological illness…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Advances in Family Research Series

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