Psychology: Health Psychology

  • Rethinking Global Health: Frameworks of Power book cover

    Rethinking Global Health

    Frameworks of Power

    By Rochelle Burgess

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Progress in Psychological Science Around the World. Volume 2: Social and Applied Issues: Proceedings of the 28th International Congress of Psychology book cover

    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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Alternatives to Cognition: A New Look at Explaining Human Social Behavior book cover

    Alternatives to Cognition

    A New Look at Explaining Human Social Behavior

    By Christina Lee

    In this provocative book, Christina Lee takes a consciously critical approach to the apparently unchallenged principle that conscious thought is the cause of all human behavior. Without becoming polemical or destructive, she reconsiders a wide range of issues in mainstream American and European…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Alcohol Problems Among Adolescents: Current Directions in Prevention Research book cover

    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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Hypertension and Stress: A Unified Concept book cover

    Hypertension and Stress

    A Unified Concept

    By Alvin P. Shapiro

    Understanding and treating hypertension has progressed significantly during the past 40 to 50 years. This progress has made a major contribution to health care concerns such as quality of life, prevention of disability, and mortality. In the past, hypertension and hypertensive disease had been a "…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Positive Psychology and its Discontents: Why Positive Psychology Fails and How it Might Succeed Again book cover

    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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Women and Retirement: Challenges of a New Life Stage book cover

    Women and Retirement

    Challenges of a New Life Stage

    By Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal

    In the last century, changes to the nature and patterns of women’s working lives have been vast. Notably, the huge increase in women’s participation in the paid workforce, means that today, women are retiring in unprecedented numbers. How do they cope with this lifestyle transition? What major…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Coping with Pregnancy Loss book cover

    Coping with Pregnancy Loss

    By Petra Boynton

    Pregnancy loss can leave us with many unanswered questions, and knowing where to find answers is not always clear.   This book is for you if, like me, you’ve been affected by pregnancy loss – currently or in the past. You might have had an early or late miscarriage, molar pregnancy, ectopic…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Anticipation and Medicine: A Critical Analysis of the Science, Praxis and Perversion of Evidence Based Healthcare book cover

    Anticipation and Medicine

    A Critical Analysis of the Science, Praxis and Perversion of Evidence Based Healthcare

    By Owen Dr Dempsey

    Anticipation in Medicine: A Critical Analysis of the Science, Praxis and Perversion of Evidence Based Healthcare looks at an aspect of healthcare rarely addressed: how the capitalist interest in diagnosis and treatment impacts upon the patient and, by extension, the system of healthcare itself.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-12 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Palliative Care: Psychosocial perspectives book cover

    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 – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Handbook of Attitudes, Volume 2: Applications: 2nd Edition book cover

    Handbook of Attitudes, Volume 2: Applications

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Dolores Albarracin, Blair T. Johnson

    Attitudes are evaluations of people, places, things, and ideas. They help us to navigate through a complex world. They provide guidance for decisions about which products to buy, how to travel to work, or where to go on vacation. They color our perceptions of others. Carefully crafted interventions…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge

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