Psychology: Health Psychology

  • 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, 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, 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

  • Pediatric and Adolescent Sleep

    A Special Issue of Behavioral Sleep Medicine

    Edited by Mary A. Carskadon

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

    Paperback – 2005-02-01
    Psychology Press

  • Sexual Assault in Context

    Teaching College Men About Gender

    By Christopher Kilmartin, Alan D. Berkowitz

    Most North American colleges have programs that help students understand the harm done to victims of sexual violence and, if prosecuted, the potential consequences of their perpetrators. However, only a few programs also address those aspects of masculine culture that surround sexual assault.…

    Paperback – 2004-11-30
    Psychology Press

  • Epidemiology of Sleep

    Age, Gender, and Ethnicity

    By Kenneth L. Lichstein, H. Heith Durrence, Brant W. Riedel, Daniel J. Taylor, Andrew J. Bush

    What is the prevalence of insomnia in a particular age group, in men and women, or in Caucasians and African Americans? What is the average total sleep time among normal sleepers among these groups? How does the sleep of Caucasians and African Americans differ? These are just some of the questions…

    Paperback – 2004-06-10
    Psychology Press

  • Misadventures in Health Care

    Inside Stories

    By Marilyn Sue Bogner, Marilyn Sue Bogner

    Edited by Marilyn Sue Bogner

    Misadventures in Health Care: Inside Stories presents an alternative approach to attributing the cause of medical error solely to the health care provider. That alternative, the systems approach, pursues why an incident occurs in terms of factors in the context of care that affect the care provider…

    Paperback – 2003-08-01
    Psychology Press

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