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  • Intervention Strategies for Changing Health Behavior

    Applying the Disconnected Values Model

    By Mark H. Anshel

    Changing habits, particularly habits that are self-destructive and unhealthy, is among the most challenging goals of therapists and coaches who work with clients in promoting a healthier lifestyle. The purpose of this book is to "help the helper," that is, to assist the person whose professional…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Happiness

    A critical review of positive psychology

    By Mick Power

    We all want to be happy, and there are plenty of people telling us how it can be achieved. The positive psychology movement, indeed, has established happiness as a scientific concept within everyone’s grasp. But is happiness really something we can actively aim for, or is it simply a by-product of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Nostalgia

    A Psychological Resource

    By Clay Routledge

    Nostalgia is a topic that most lay people are familiar with, but, until recently, few social scientists understood. Once viewed as a disease, nostalgia is now considered to be an important psychological resource. It involves revisiting personally cherished memories that involve close others. When…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • Adolescents' Health

    A Developmental Perspective

    By Inge Seiffge-Krenke

    This book is devoted to identifying the precursors of adolescents' health problems and risk taking behaviors and the developmental processes that accompany them. It presents data on lay conceptions of health and illness, physical maturity, causes of mortality and morbidity, and patterns of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • 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 – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Emotional Expression and Health

    Advances in Theory, Assessment and Clinical Applications

    Edited by Ivan Nyklícek, Lydia Temoshok

    Emotional Expression and Health looks at the role emotional expression and inhibition may play in staying healthy or falling ill. Written by leading experts in the field, chapters focus on: * how we can measure emotional expression or inhibition and how we can distinguish between their various…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Rival Truths

    Common Sense and Social Psychological Explanations in Health and Illness

    By Lindsay St Claire

    It is common sense that our survival as individuals depends on the survival of our physical bodies. However, common sense has been medicalised. Terms such as 'road rage' and 'premenstrual syndrome' sound like medical problems and suggest that it is affected individuals, rather than experiences or…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • 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 – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • The Nine Degrees of Autism

    A Developmental Model for the Alignment and Reconciliation of Hidden Neurological Conditions

    Edited by Philip Wylie, Wenn Lawson, Luke Beardon

    The Nine Degrees of Autism presents a much-needed positive tool for understanding the developmental process of autism, and to facilitate the improved mental health and well-being of individuals on the spectrum. The ground-breaking model charts nine distinct stages of development - from…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge

  • The Social Cure

    Identity, Health and Well-Being

    Edited by Jolanda Jetten, Catherine Haslam, S. Alexander Haslam

    A growing body of research shows that social networks and identities have a profound impact on mental and physical health. With such mounting evidence of the importance of social relationships in protecting health, the challenge we face is explaining why this should be the case. What is it that…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    Psychology Press

  • Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Charlotte Wolff (1897-1986) was born in Riesenburg, West Prussia (now Prabuty, Poland) into a middle-class Jewish family. She studied philosophy and then medicine at several German universities, completing her doctorate in Berlin in 1926. Working in various institutions over the next few years…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge
    Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

  • The Human Hand

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Originally published in 1942, this book was very different from anything else written about the psychology of hands. The author had worked amongst apes and monkeys at the zoo, patients in what at the time were called ‘mental hospitals’, and amongst all manner of men, women and children. The results…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge
    Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

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