Psychology: Health Psychology

  • Prediction and Change of Health Behavior: Applying the Reasoned Action Approach book cover

    Prediction and Change of Health Behavior

    Applying the Reasoned Action Approach

    Edited by Icek Ajzen, Dolores Albarracin, Robert Hornik

    Prediction and Change of Health Behavior honors the work of Martin Fishbein by illustrating the breadth and depth of the reasoned action approach. Focused on attitudes and their effects on health-related behavior, the book demonstrates the profound impact of Fishbein and Ajzen’s theories of…

    Paperback – 2007-03-07
    Psychology Press

  • Psychological Management of Physical Disabilities: A Practitioner's Guide book cover

    Psychological Management of Physical Disabilities

    A Practitioner's Guide

    Edited by Paul Kennedy

    The successful integration of psychological factors into the management of physical disabilities is critical to successful health-care delivery. This book provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to the best practice and approaches in this field. Paul Kennedy brings together contributions from…

    Paperback – 2007-01-11
    Routledge

  • Personal Project Pursuit: Goals, Action, and Human Flourishing book cover

    Personal Project Pursuit

    Goals, Action, and Human Flourishing

    Edited by Brian R. Little, Katariina Salmela-Aro, Susan D. Phillips

    Personal Project Pursuit is the first book to feature Brian Little's highly respected personal projects analysis (PPA), one of the pioneering theories in contemporary personality and motivational psychology. The book examines both the internal and external dynamics of personal goals and projects…

    Paperback – 2006-08-15
    Psychology Press

  • Formulation and Treatment in Clinical Health Psychology book cover

    Formulation and Treatment in Clinical Health Psychology

    Edited by Ana V. Nikcevic, Andrzej R. Kuczmierczyk, Michael Bruch

    How do clinicians select appropriate treatment strategies to match their clients' needs? Formulation and Treatment in Clinical Health Psychology brings together leading experts in the fields of clinical health psychology and behavioural medicine with the aim of illustrating the formulation and…

    Paperback – 2006-07-06
    Routledge

  • The Internet and Health Care: Theory, Research, and Practice book cover

    The Internet and Health Care

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Monica Murero, Ronald E. Rice

    The Internet and Health Care: Theory, Research, and Practice presents an in-depth introduction to the field of health care and the Internet, from international and interdisciplinary perspectives. It combines expertise in the areas of the social sciences, medicine, policy, and systems analysis. With…

    Paperback – 2006-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Food, Morals and Meaning: The Pleasure and Anxiety of Eating book cover

    Food, Morals and Meaning

    The Pleasure and Anxiety of Eating, 2nd Edition

    By John Coveney

    Following on from the success of the first edition, John Coveney traces our complex relationship with food and eating and our preoccupation with diet, self-discipline and food guilt. Using our current fascination with health and nutrition, he explores why our appetite for food pleasures…

    Hardback – 2006-05-11
    Routledge

  • Food, Morals and Meaning: The Pleasure and Anxiety of Eating book cover

    Food, Morals and Meaning

    The Pleasure and Anxiety of Eating, 2nd Edition

    By John Coveney

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2006-05-11
    Routledge

  • Exercise, Health and Mental Health: Emerging Relationships book cover

    Exercise, Health and Mental Health

    Emerging Relationships

    Edited by Guy E.J. Faulkner, Adrian H. Taylor

    Exercise, Health and Mental Health provides an introduction to this emerging field and a platform for future research and practice. Written by internationally acclaimed exercise, health and medical scientists, it is the first systematic review of the evidence for the potential role of exercise…

    Paperback – 2005-12-20
    Routledge

  • The Prevention of Eating Problems and Eating Disorders: Theory, Research, and Practice book cover

    The Prevention of Eating Problems and Eating Disorders

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    By Michael P. Levine, Linda Smolak

    This is the first authored volume to offer a detailed, integrated analysis of the field of eating problems and disorders with theory, research, and practical experience from community and developmental psychology, public health, psychiatry, and dietetics. The book highlights connections between the…

    Paperback – 2005-08-03
    Psychology Press

  • Body Work: The Social Construction of Women's Body Image book cover

    Body Work

    The Social Construction of Women's Body Image

    By Sylvia K. Blood

    Are scientific 'facts' about body image enough to define conceptions of normality? Reassessing Experimental Psychology from a critical perspective, Sylvia Blood demonstrates how its research into Body Image can be misused and prone to misuse. Classifying women who experience distress and anxiety…

    Paperback – 2005-07-14
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • An Exploration of the Health Benefits of Factors That Help Us to Thrive: A Special Issue of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine book cover

    An Exploration of the Health Benefits of Factors That Help Us to Thrive

    A Special Issue of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

    Edited by Gail Ironson, Lynda H. Powell

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2005-06-16
    Psychology Press

  • The Obesity Epidemic: Science, Morality and Ideology book cover

    The Obesity Epidemic

    Science, Morality and Ideology

    By Michael Gard, Jan Wright

    Increasing obesity levels are currently big news but do we think carefully enough about what this trend actually means? Everybody – including doctors, parents, teachers, sports clubs, businesses and governments – has a role to play in the ‘war on obesity’. But is talk of an obesity ‘crisis’…

    Paperback – 2005-04-26
    Routledge

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