Health Psychology Products

  • 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

  • Palliative Care

    Psychosocial perspectives

    By Alison Rodriguez

    Death is inevitable, and yet for most of us it is also unimaginable. This enlightening book is not about death and dying, but about how life-limiting illnesses influence culture, society and how we understand ourselves. It provides a critical, existential perspective on palliative care, examining…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Routledge International Handbook of Psychobiology

    Edited by Philip Murphy

    The International Handbook of Psychobiology brings together some of the world’s leading experts in biological psychology in a single comprehensive and authoritative volume. The handbook will be split into six parts, covering topics as diverse as the effect s of sleep, stress, food, and drugs on…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Psychosocial Epidemiology

    Edited by Mika Kivimäki, David G. Batty, Ichiro Kawachi, Andrew Steptoe

    The health effects of psychosocial factors are a widely discussed and controversial topic. Do positive and negative emotions affect our risk of developing physical disease? Are depressive individuals more likely to have cancer than those with an optimistic outlook on life? And what is the role of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Misperceptions of the Social World

    What We Get Wrong About Sex, Race, Money, and Violence

    By Eric Beasley

    This volume elucidates some of the very concrete ways in which Americans misperceive the social world and how we are all subject to biases and illusions. As such, it challenges the assumption in much social science theorizing that people are rational actors by exploring how the machinations of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Young Parenthood

    Effective Policy and Practice

    By Alison Hadley

    Teenage Pregnancy and Young Parenthood provides a comprehensive, unparalleled insight into the UK Government’s highly successful Teenage Pregnancy Strategy (TPS) for England which reduced the under-18 pregnancy rate by well over 50%, and considers how the lessons from this policy can be applied…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Motivation for Sustaining Health Behavior Change

    The Self-as-Doer Identity

    By Amanda M. Brouwer

    With a balance of theory, research, and applications, Motivation for Sustaining Health Behavior Change: The Self-as-Doer Identity introduces the self-as-doer identity as an accessible motivational identity and discusses how it can be incorporated into health behavior change efforts. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Self-Control in Health and Well-Being

    Edited by Denise de Ridder, Marieke Adriaanse, Kentaro Fujita

    The ability to prioritise long-term goals above short-term gratifications is crucial to living a healthy and happy life. We are bombarded with temptations, whether from fast-food or faster technologies, but the psychological capacity to manage our lives within such a challenging environment has…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Health Psychology

    An Interdisciplinary Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Deborah Fish Ragin

    This textbook takes a truly interdisciplinary approach to studying health psychology. It examines five systems that affect individual health outcomes: individual, family/community, social/physical environment, healthcare systems, and health policy. While grounded in psychology, it incorporates…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Mothering Babies in Domestic Violence

    Beyond Attachment Theory

    By Fiona Buchanan

    This unique book offers an innovative feminist critique of attachment theory that proposes an alternative understanding of relationships between women and their babies in domestic violence. Fiona Buchanan identifies a way forward for working with women, babies and people who have grown up…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • The Goal Conflict Model of Eating Behavior

    Selected Works of Wolfgang Stroebe

    By Wolfgang Professor Stroebe

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts 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 volume: Overweight and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    World Library of Psychologists

  • Health Behavior Change

    Theories, Methods and Interventions

    By Andrew Prestwich, Jared Kenworthy, Mark Conner

    We live in an era where people live longer but also suffer from more chronic illnesses. Yet these two issues present not only significant challenges to healthcare professionals, but also governments seeking cost-effective ways to manage their health and social care budgets. Encouraging people to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge

7Series in Health Psychology

Product Search