Psychology: Health Psychology

  • The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory and Practice book cover

    The Psychology of Exercise

    Integrating Theory and Practice, 5th Edition

    By Curt L. Lox, Kathleen A. Martin Ginis, Heather Gainforth, Steven J. Petruzzello

    Now in its fifth edition, The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory and Practice is the ideal resource for upper-level undergraduate courses devoted to the study of exercise behavior. Following the success of previous editions, this book successfully integrates theoretical principles and the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Work, Vacation and Well-being: Who's afraid to take a break? book cover

    Work, Vacation and Well-being

    Who's afraid to take a break?, 1st Edition

    By Dalia Etzion

    Based on a twenty-year research study, Work, Vacation and Well-being delves into the ubiquitous yet often-underestimated issues surrounding vacation and respite. Providing an original outlook on how breaks from work can be beneficial for the well-being of employees, this book also addresses the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge

  • Reproductive Losses: Challenges to LGBTQ Family-Making book cover

    Reproductive Losses

    Challenges to LGBTQ Family-Making, 1st Edition

    By Christa Craven

    Although there are far more opportunities for LGBTQ people to become parents than there were before the 1990s, attention to the reproductive challenges LGBTQ families face has not kept pace. Reproductive Losses is the first book to consider LGBTQ people’s experiences with miscarriage, stillbirth,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Gender and Sexualities in Psychology

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

    Alcohol Problems Among Adolescents

    Current Directions in Prevention Research, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach book cover

    The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury

    An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monna Arvinen-Barrow, Damien Clement

    The use of psychological interventions and counselling strategies has become a central part of injury prevention, rehabilitation, and return to participation process. The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach is the first book to offer students,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Happiness book cover

    The Psychology of Happiness

    1st Edition

    By Peter Warr

    Is happiness all down to luck? Do events in our life influence how happy we feel? Can too much of a good thing make us less happy? The Psychology of Happiness introduces readers to the variety of factors that can affect how happy we are. From our personality and feelings of self-worth, to our…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • Community Psychology book cover

    Community Psychology

    6th Edition

    By John Moritsugu, Elizabeth Vera, Frank Y Wong, Karen Grover Duffy

    Community Psychology, 6th Edition offers an easy-to-navigate, clearly organized, and comprehensive overview of the field, with theoretical roots that carry over to practical applications. Presenting the concepts of community psychology and social change, these concepts are then applied to various…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Motherhood, Spirituality and Culture book cover

    Motherhood, Spirituality and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Noelia Molina

    Motherhood, Spirituality and Culture explores spiritual skills that may assist women in changes, challenges and transformations undergone through the transition to motherhood. This study comprises rich, qualitative data gathered from interviews with 11 mothers. Results are analysed by constructing…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Subjectivity and Critical Mental Health: Lessons from Brazil book cover

    Subjectivity and Critical Mental Health

    Lessons from Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Goulart

    Subjectivity and Critical Mental Health: Lessons from Brazil presents and discusses subjectivity as a key concept to challenge the individualized and reified perspective that psychology and mental health studies have traditionally sustained. Situated against the maintenance of hierarchical,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-25
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • A Genealogy of Puberty Science: Monsters, Abnormals, and Everyone Else book cover

    A Genealogy of Puberty Science

    Monsters, Abnormals, and Everyone Else, 1st Edition

    By Pedro Pinto, Catriona Ida Macleod

    A Genealogy of Puberty Science explores the modern invention of puberty as a scientific object. Drawing on Foucault’s genealogical analytic, Pinto and Macleod trace the birth of puberty science in the early 1800s and follow its expansion and shifting discursive frameworks over the course of two…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Gender Dysphoria and Gender Incongruence book cover

    Gender Dysphoria and Gender Incongruence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Walter Pierre Bouman, Annelou LC de Vries, Guy T'Sjoen

    There is a significant increase in people who self-diagnose as having gender dysphoria and gender incongruence. The number of people with gender dysphoria and gender incongruence who seek assessment, support and treatment at gender identity clinic services has increased substantially over the years…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

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