Psychology: Health Psychology

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    Female-Perpetrated Sex Abuse is a groundbreaking study into gender, sexuality and victimhood. It examines the cultural conditions of possibility for FSA victimhood as a means to advance contemporary critical understandings of the role of gender and sexuality as instruments of modern power. As the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • A Critical Approach to Surrogacy

    Reproductive Desires and Demands

    By Damien W Riggs, Clemence Due

    The inalienable right to have children is a cornerstone to western societies, and yet for many people, surrogacy remains their only option. This important new book explores this highly contested area through a critical psychology perspective, discussing the many socio-cultural issues and health…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Routledge International Handbook of Self-Control in Health and Wellbeing

    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; the psychological capacity to manage our lives within such a challenging environment has…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 – 2017-05-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Managing for Resilience: A Practical Guide for Employee Well-being and Organizational Performance book cover

    Managing for Resilience

    A Practical Guide for Employee Well-being 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 well-being and improve…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Mindfulness in Social Psychology book cover

    Mindfulness in Social Psychology

    Edited by Johan C. Karremans, Esther K. Papies

    Scientific interest in mindfulness has expanded in recent years, but it has typically been approached from a clinical perspective. This volume brings recent mindfulness research to classic social psychology topics such as romantic relationships, prejudice, prosocial behavior, achievement, and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

  • 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 – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors: Key Concepts and Current Research book cover

    Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors

    Key Concepts and Current Research

    Edited by Yaniv Hanoch, Andrew Barnes, Thomas Rice

    The field of behavioural economics can tell us a great deal about cognitive bias and unconscious decision-making, challenging the orthodox economic model whereby consumers make rational and informed choices. But it is in the arena of health that it perhaps offers individuals and governments the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Individual Psychological Therapies in Forensic Settings

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Jason Davies, Claire Nagi

    From the ‘nothing works’ maxim of the 1970s to evidence-based interventions to challenge recidivism and promote pro-social behavior, psychological therapy has played an important role in rehabilitation and risk reduction within forensic settings in recent years. And yet the typical group therapy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge

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