Psychology: Health Psychology

  • Rival Truths: Common Sense and Social Psychological Explanations in Health and Illness book cover

    Rival Truths

    Common Sense and Social Psychological Explanations in Health and Illness

    By Lindsay St Claire

    It is common sense that our survival as individuals depends on the survival of our physical bodies. However, common sense has been medicalised. Terms such as 'road rage' and 'premenstrual syndrome' sound like medical problems and suggest that it is affected individuals, rather than experiences or…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Psychology Press

  • Clinical Psychology: Research and Developments book cover

    Clinical Psychology

    Research and Developments

    By Helen Dent

    Originally published in 1987, this book presents papers from the First Conference of European Clinical Psychologists, held at the University of Kent Canterbury in July of that year. It shows some of the most exciting and recent developments in research and innovations in professional practice from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-12
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Clinical Exercise Science book cover

    Clinical Exercise Science

    Edited by Andrew Scott, Christopher Gidlow

    Clinical Exercise Science is an introduction to core principles and best practice in exercise science for students and practitioners working with clinical populations. Combining the latest scientific research with evidence-based, practitioner-led analysis, the book offers integrated coverage of the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge

  • Health, Coping, and Well-being: Perspectives From Social Comparison Theory book cover

    Health, Coping, and Well-being

    Perspectives From Social Comparison Theory

    Edited by Bram P. Buunk, Frederick X. Gibbons

    Over the past decades, the field of health psychology has witnessed a tremendous growth, and social psychologists have contributed substantially to the theoretical foundation of this field. Their research has focused on a wide variety of health-relevant topics such as how individuals decide to…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20
    Psychology Press

  • Stress and Strategy book cover

    Stress and Strategy

    By Shirley Fisher

    Originally published in 1987, this title is concerned with the association between stress and control, and the implications for strategic response. It aims both to provide an up-to-date, comprehensive account of research in the area of stress for the advanced student and to develop a new synthesis…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Intervention Strategies for Changing Health Behavior: Applying the Disconnected Values Model book cover

    Intervention Strategies for Changing Health Behavior

    Applying the Disconnected Values Model

    By Mark H. Anshel

    Changing habits, particularly habits that are self-destructive and unhealthy, is among the most challenging goals of therapists and coaches who work with clients in promoting a healthier lifestyle. The purpose of this book is to "help the helper," that is, to assist the person whose professional…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Predicting and Changing Behavior: The Reasoned Action Approach book cover

    Predicting and Changing Behavior

    The Reasoned Action Approach

    By Martin Fishbein, Icek Ajzen

    This book describes the reasoned action approach, an integrative framework for the prediction and change of human social behavior. It provides an up-to-date review of relevant research, discusses critical issues related to the reasoned action framework, and provides methodological and conceptual…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Psychology Press

  • Understanding Happiness: A critical review of positive psychology book cover

    Understanding Happiness

    A critical review of positive psychology

    By Mick Power

    We all want to be happy, and there are plenty of people telling us how it can be achieved. The positive psychology movement, indeed, has established happiness as a scientific concept within everyone’s grasp. But is happiness really something we can actively aim for, or is it simply a by-product of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge

  • The Nine Degrees of Autism: A Developmental Model for the Alignment and Reconciliation of Hidden Neurological Conditions book cover

    The Nine Degrees of Autism

    A Developmental Model for the Alignment and Reconciliation of Hidden Neurological Conditions

    Edited by Philip Wylie, Wenn Lawson, Luke Beardon

    The Nine Degrees of Autism presents a much-needed positive tool for understanding the developmental process of autism, and to facilitate the improved mental health and well-being of individuals on the spectrum. The ground-breaking model charts nine distinct stages of development - from…

    Paperback – 2015-10-13
    Routledge

  • Nostalgia: A Psychological Resource book cover

    Nostalgia

    A Psychological Resource

    By Clay Routledge

    Nostalgia is a topic that most lay people are familiar with, but, until recently, few social scientists understood. Once viewed as a disease, nostalgia is now considered to be an important psychological resource. It involves revisiting personally cherished memories that involve close others. When…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • Adolescents' Health: A Developmental Perspective book cover

    Adolescents' Health

    A Developmental Perspective

    By Inge Seiffge-Krenke

    This book is devoted to identifying the precursors of adolescents' health problems and risk taking behaviors and the developmental processes that accompany them. It presents data on lay conceptions of health and illness, physical maturity, causes of mortality and morbidity, and patterns of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-06
    Psychology Press

  • The Social Cure: Identity, Health and Well-Being book cover

    The Social Cure

    Identity, Health and Well-Being

    Edited by Jolanda Jetten, Catherine Haslam, S. Alexander Haslam

    A growing body of research shows that social networks and identities have a profound impact on mental and physical health. With such mounting evidence of the importance of social relationships in protecting health, the challenge we face is explaining why this should be the case. What is it that…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Psychology Press

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