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  • Relationships, Well-Being and Behaviour

    Selected works of Harry Reis

    By Harry Professor Reis

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts themselves present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major practical theoretical contributions. In this fascinating…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    World Library of Psychologists

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • The New Psychology of Health

    Unlocking the Social Cure

    By Catherine Haslam, Jolanda Jetten, Tegan Cruwys, Genevieve Dingle, Alex Haslam

    This ground-breaking book presents a new approach to the psychology of health which suggests social ties are just as important for your health as physical factors such as diet and exercise. Pioneered by the authors over the last decade, this points to the capacity for group life —and the social…

    Paperback – 2018-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Organizational Interventions for Health and Well-being

    A Handbook for Evidence-Based Practice

    Edited by Karina Nielsen, ANDREW NOBLET

    This important new collection provides not only a comprehensive overview of how organizational interventions can support and extend health and well-being among workers, but also the practical issues faced in their design, implementation and evaluation. The book presents a range of cutting-edge…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16 
    Routledge

  • Little Kids, Big Dilemmas

    Your parenting problems solved by science

    By Sarah Kuppen

    Fed up with conflicting advice? This book offers real answers to the following questions and more… Can sleep training harm my baby? Is screen time bad for my child? Is breast always best? Psychologist Dr Sarah Kuppen, expert in early child development, uses her scientific expertise to sort through…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Addiction

    By Jenny Svanberg

    This accessible book takes a psychological approach to understanding addiction. It considers key questions and myths surrounding addition such as ‘how do people get hooked?’ and ‘can you recover from addiction?’ Using examples from popular culture, the book also draws on psychological and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • The Psychology of Gardening

    By Harriet Gross

    The Psychology of Gardening is the first book of its kind to explore gardening from a psychological perspective. Research shows that positive effects of gardening arise from both active physical participation and experiencing nearby nature. The book highlights how both these elements contribute to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • The Psychology of Dieting

    By Jane Ogden

    In an era of overweight and obesity, for some people dieting can be a matter of health, life and death. For others, wracked by body dissatisfaction, dieting can also be dangerous. But in The Psychology of Dieting, health psychologist Jane Ogden offers a clear-sighted overview of why some of us…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13 
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • Bodies that Birth

    Vitalizing Birth Politics

    By Rachelle Chadwick

    Bodies that Birth puts birthing bodies at the centre of questions about contemporary birth politics, power, and agency. Arguing that the fleshy and embodied aspects of birth have been largely silenced in social science scholarship, Rachelle Chadwick uses an array of birth stories, from diverse…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Positive Psychology and its Discontents

    Why Positive Psychology Fails and How it Might Succeed Again

    By Matthew McDonald, Michael Wearing

    Alongside the surging popularity of positive psychology has come a quiet but significant chorus of dissenting voices, raising questions about the movement: that it is philosophically naive, that it uncritically employs natural science research methods, that it takes a separatist stance, is unable…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Human Social Development

    From Infancy to Adolescence

    By Sandie Taylor, Lance Workman

    Empirical and theoretical developments over the last twenty years have led to a growing realisation that to fully understand the development of the child we need to consider it within a social context. The Psychology of Social Development provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge

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