Psychology: Health Psychology

  • The Human Hand book cover

    The Human Hand

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Originally published in 1942, this book was very different from anything else written about the psychology of hands. The author had worked amongst apes and monkeys at the zoo, patients in what at the time were called ‘mental hospitals’, and amongst all manner of men, women and children. The results…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

  • The Hand in Psychological Diagnosis book cover

    The Hand in Psychological Diagnosis

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Originally published in 1951, this title looks at the study of the hand in relation to psychological diagnosis. This was at the time a new branch of psychology and the author is keen to point out it must not be viewed as perfect or indeed complete. Practical experience and a deeper understanding of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

  • Extraordinary Sex Therapy: Creative Approaches for Clinicians book cover

    Extraordinary Sex Therapy

    Creative Approaches for Clinicians

    Edited by Gina Ogden

    How do we help our clients discover the depth and breadth of sexual healing? Extraordinary Sex Therapy offers a range of innovative health-based approaches and models to explore the complexities inherent in sexual pleasure and potential as well as in trauma, pain, and dysfunction. The practitioners…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Disability and Sexual Health: Critical Psychological Perspectives book cover

    Disability and Sexual Health

    Critical Psychological Perspectives

    By Poul Rohleder, Stine Hellum Braathen, Mark Thomas Carew

    The sexual lives of people with disabilities are rarely discussed. It is as if, because someone has a biological or psychological impairment, they do not exist as a sexual being. As such, many people with disabilities feel marginalised and powerless not only in their day-today lives, but also in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    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 – 2017-06-30 
    Psychology Press

  • 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 – 2017-06-30 
    Psychology Press

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Pain book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Pain

    Edited by Jennifer Corns

    The phenomenon of pain presents problems and puzzles for philosophers who want to understand its nature. Though pain might seem simple, there has been disagreement since Aristotle about whether pain is an emotion, sensation, perception, or disturbed state of the body. Despite advances in psychology…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture book cover

    Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture

    Edited by Dak Kopec

    With fifteen essays by scholars and professionals, from fields such as policy and law, Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture asks readers to consider climate, geography, and culture alongside human biology, psychology, and sociology. Since designers play such a pivotal role in human…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • The New Psychology of Health: Unlocking the Social Cure book cover

    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 – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood: Growing Up to be Middle-Aged book cover

    Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood

    Growing Up to be Middle-Aged

    By Lea Pulkkinen

    This seminal work focuses on human development from middle childhood to middle adulthood, through analysis of the research findings of the groundbreaking Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Personality and Social Development (JYLS). The JYLS project, which began in 1968, has generated extensive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25 
    Psychology Press

  • Managing for Resilience: A Practical Guide for Employee Wellbeing and Organizational Performance book cover

    Managing for Resilience

    A Practical Guide for Employee Wellbeing and Organizational Performance

    Edited by Monique F. Crane

    In an era of longer hours and shorter contracts, of tighter margins and frequent organizational change, stress can undermine both the mental health and performance of employees. A culture of resilience in the workplace, however, offers the potential to support psychological wellbeing and improve…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Female-Perpetrated Sex Abuse: Knowledge, Power, and the Cultural Conditions of Victimhood book cover

    Female-Perpetrated Sex Abuse

    Knowledge, Power, and the Cultural Conditions of Victimhood

    By Sherianne Kramer

    Sherianne Kramer is a registered South African research psychologist and psychology lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand. Her research interests are primarily focused within the critical psychology discipline and include crime, violence and injury prevention, female and child perpetrated…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

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