Health Psychology Products

  • 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 – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Mothering Babies in Domestic Violence

    Beyond Attachment Theory

    By Fiona Buchanan

    This unique book offers an innovative feminist critique of attachment theory that offers 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 with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • 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 – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Urban Poverty and Health Inequalities

    A Relational Approach

    By Darrin Hodgetts, Ottilie Stolte

    When discussing health, we talk about ailments and afflictions, the potential of modern medicine and the behaviours that affect our health. Yet although these relationships exist, they undermine a more socio-economic understanding of health. This timely book takes a critical perspective to argue…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • The Goal Conflict Model of Eating Behaviour

    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 – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    World Library of Psychologists

  • Health Behavior Change

    Theories, Methods and Interventions

    By Andrew Prestwich, Mark Conner, Jared Kenworthy

    By the 2030s, there is a genuine possibility that industrialized nations will see average life expectancies exceeding 90 years of age. This has been attributed, in part, to increases in health promoting behaviors such as healthy eating and reductions in health risk behaviors such as smoking.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Health Psychology

    Edited by Daryl O'Connor, Rory O'Connor

    In today’s sick world, the application of psychological research and methods to issues about and around health could not be more important. Health psychologists pursue ambitious goals, including: the promotion and maintenance of health; the prevention and management of illness; the improvement of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Psychology

  • Stress and Strategy

    By Shirley Fisher

    Originally published in 1987, this title is concerned with the association between stress and control, and the implications for strategic response. It aims both to provide an up-to-date, comprehensive account of research in the area of stress for the advanced student and to develop a new synthesis…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Research Methods for Applied Psychologists

    Design, Analysis and Reporting

    Edited by Paula Brough, Stefano Occhipinti

    This is the first complete guide to the range of research methods available to applied psychologists. Ideal for students and researchers alike, and covering both quantitative and qualitative techniques, the book provides a concise overview of the options available for applied research, how to make…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Psychology Press

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