Health Psychology Products

  • The Psychology of Perfectionism in Sport, Dance and Exercise

    Edited by Andrew Hill

    Perfectionism has been found to play an important yet complex role in sport, dance and exercise. This collection provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of theory, measurement, research findings, and practitioner issues associated with perfectionism, providing readers with insights…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Expectancies

    Edited by Sławomir Trusz, Przemysław Bąbel

    Do our expectancies about ourselves and about others have any effect on our actual experiences? Over fifty years of research studies suggest not only that this is the case, but also that our expectancies can shape other people’s experience in different contexts. In some cases they can help, but…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26 
    Psychology Press

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* Individuals Living with Dementia

    Concepts, Practice and Rights

    Edited by Sue Westwood, Elizabeth Price

    This groundbreaking collection is the first to focus specifically on LGBT* people and dementia. It brings together original chapters from leading academics, practitioners and LGBT* individuals affected by dementia. Multi-disciplinary and international in scope, it includes authors from the UK, USA,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Food Literacy

    Key concepts for health and education

    Edited by Helen Vidgen

    Globally, the food system and the relationship of the individual to that system, continues to change and grow in complexity. Eating is an everyday event that is part of everyone’s lives. There are many commentaries on the nature of these changes to what, where and how we eat and their…

    Paperback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Hypnobirth

    Evidence, practice and support for birth professionals

    By Teri Gavin-Jones, Sandra Handford

    Maternity services and choices for labour and birth are fast evolving. Hypnobirth involves preparation for childbirth using tried and tested hypnotherapy techniques in harmony with midwifery best practices and increasing numbers of women are turning to the technique. Written by two experienced…

    Paperback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Health Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Charles Abraham, Mark Conner, Fiona Jones, Daryl O'Connor

    The new edition of Health Psychology is the perfect introduction to this rapidly developing field. Throughout the book, the psychological processes that shape health-related behaviours, and affect core functions such as the immune and cardiovascular systems, are clearly explained. These…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    Topics in Applied Psychology

  • Religion and Psychoanalysis in India

    Critical Clinical Practice

    By Sabah Siddiqui

    Religion and Psychoanalysis in India questions the assumptions of an established scientific, evidence-based global mental health paradigm by examining the practices of faith-based healing. It proposes that human beings demonstrate a dual loyalty: to science as faith and faith as science, both of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-19 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods

    Understanding successful ageing

    Edited by Leigh Riby

    Our understanding of the aging process is changing. As people in developed countries live longer lives through improved diet and better medical care, so a range of research methods has evolved that allows a more nuanced understanding of how we develop psychological and neurologically. Allied to…

    Paperback – 2016-04-15 
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • Doping and Public Health

    Edited by Nader Ahmadi, Arne Ljungqvist, Göran Svedsäter

    Doping – the use of performance-enhancing substances and methods – has long been a high-profile issue in sport but in recent years it has also become an issue in wider society. This important new book examines doping as a public health issue, drawing on a multi-disciplinary set of perspectives to…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08 
    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 – 2016-02-29 
    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 – 2016-02-29 
    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 – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

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