Psychology: Health Psychology

  • Psychosocial Perspectives on Aids: Etiology, Prevention and Treatment book cover

    Psychosocial Perspectives on Aids

    Etiology, Prevention and Treatment

    Edited by Lydia Temoshok, Andrew S. Baum,

    AIDS and the virus that causes it have challenged the world's scientists, health care systems, and public health policies as much or more than any medical problem in recorded history. Perhaps this is so because this particular infirmity constitutes more than a merely medical problem: it is enmeshed…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Psychology Press

  • Psyche’s Prophet: The Selected Writings of Nicholas A. Cummings book cover

    Psyche’s Prophet

    The Selected Writings of Nicholas A. Cummings

    By Nicholas Cummings

    In this collection of articles spanning 65 years as a clinical psychologist, Nick  A. Cummings selects articles that heralded often far in advance each phase of clinical psychology’s evolution to the present. A pioneer in effecting change, Cummings established the first free-standing…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge
    World Library of Mental Health

  • Child Development and Behavioral Pediatrics book cover

    Child Development and Behavioral Pediatrics

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Janice L. Genevro

    Being sick is a normal part of childhood, and being seriously ill is the unfortunate lot of many children. Every child in the United States has some contact with the healthcare system at some time, and it is estimated that one of every two children or adolescents is hospitalized as a result of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
    Psychology Press
    Crosscurrents in Contemporary Psychology Series

  • Hypnobirth: Evidence, practice and support for birth professionals book cover

    Hypnobirth

    Evidence, practice and support for birth professionals

    By Teri Gavin-Jones, Sandra Handford

    Maternity services and choices for labour and birth are fast evolving. Hypnobirth involves preparation for childbirth using tried and tested hypnotherapy techniques in harmony with midwifery best practices and increasing numbers of women are turning to the technique. Written by two experienced…

    Paperback – 2016-05-24
    Routledge

  • Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Expectancies book cover

    Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Expectancies

    Edited by Sławomir Trusz, Przemysław Bąbel

    Do our expectancies about ourselves and about others have any effect on our actual experiences? Over fifty years of research studies suggest not only that this is the case, but also that our expectancies can shape other people’s experience in different contexts. In some cases they can help, but…

    Paperback – 2016-05-23
    Psychology Press

  • Health at Work book cover

    Health at Work

    Edited by Jonathan E. Fielding, Andrew S. Baum, Stephen M. Weiss

    This book focuses on the major issues surrounding worksite health promotion programs. It identifies and discusses examples of the most intensively studied programs (such as Johnson and Johnson's "Live for Life," and AT&T's "TLC"), and considers the "state of science" for the four most frequently…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Psychology Press
    Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

  • The Psychology of Perfectionism in Sport, Dance and Exercise book cover

    The Psychology of Perfectionism in Sport, Dance and Exercise

    Edited by Andrew Hill

    Perfectionism has been found to play an important yet complex role in sport, dance and exercise. This collection provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of theory, measurement, research findings, and practitioner issues associated with perfectionism, providing readers with insights…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • Quality of Life in Behavioral Medicine Research book cover

    Quality of Life in Behavioral Medicine Research

    Edited by Joel E. Dimsdale, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum

    The number of, and interest in, quality of life studies has grown dramatically in the last decade. On an ever increasing basis, patients, clinicians, researchers, and health policy regulators are considering quality of life in assessing treatment alternatives. Unfortunately, most discussions of…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13
    Psychology Press
    Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

  • Multidimensional Functional Assessment of Older Adults: The Duke Older Americans Resources and Services Procedures book cover

    Multidimensional Functional Assessment of Older Adults

    The Duke Older Americans Resources and Services Procedures

    By Gerda G. Fillenbaum

    Reliable, easily administered, and objective ways of assessing the well-being of the elderly and their use of, and need for, services are rare. The author of this study provides current information on the Multidimensional Functional Assessment of Older Adults (MFAQ) -- the most widely used…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13
    Psychology Press

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* Individuals Living with Dementia: Concepts, Practice and Rights book cover

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* Individuals Living with Dementia

    Concepts, Practice and Rights

    Edited by Sue Westwood, Elizabeth Price

    This groundbreaking collection is the first to focus specifically on LGBT* people and dementia. It brings together original chapters from leading academics, practitioners and LGBT* individuals affected by dementia. Multi-disciplinary and international in scope, it includes authors from the UK, USA,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Food Literacy: Key concepts for health and education book cover

    Food Literacy

    Key concepts for health and education

    Edited by Helen Vidgen

    Globally, the food system and the relationship of the individual to that system, continues to change and grow in complexity. Eating is an everyday event that is part of everyone’s lives. There are many commentaries on the nature of these changes to what, where and how we eat and their…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Religion and Psychoanalysis in India: Critical Clinical Practice book cover

    Religion and Psychoanalysis in India

    Critical Clinical Practice

    By Sabah Siddiqui

    Religion and Psychoanalysis in India questions the assumptions of an established scientific, evidence-based global mental health paradigm by examining the practices of faith-based healing. It proposes that human beings demonstrate a dual loyalty: to science as faith and faith as science, both of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

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