Textbooks: Health Psychology

  • The New Psychology of Health: Unlocking the Social Cure book cover

    The New Psychology of Health

    Unlocking the Social Cure

    By Catherine Haslam, Jolanda Jetten, Tegan Cruwys, Genevieve Dingle, Alex Haslam

    This ground-breaking book presents a new approach to the psychology of health which suggests social ties are just as important for your health as physical factors such as diet and exercise. Pioneered by the authors over the last decade, this points to the capacity for group life —and the social…

    Paperback – 2018-04-26 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Addiction book cover

    The Psychology of Addiction

    By Jenny Svanberg

    This accessible book takes a psychological approach to understanding addiction. It considers key questions and myths surrounding addition such as ‘how do people get hooked?’ and ‘can you recover from addiction?’ Using examples from popular culture, the book also draws on psychological and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • The Psychology of Gardening book cover

    The Psychology of Gardening

    By Harriet Gross

    The Psychology of Gardening is the first book of its kind to explore gardening from a psychological perspective. Research shows that positive effects of gardening arise from both active physical participation and experiencing nearby nature. The book highlights how both these elements contribute to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • The Psychology of Dieting book cover

    The Psychology of Dieting

    By Jane Ogden

    In an era of overweight and obesity, for some people dieting can be a matter of health, life and death. For others, wracked by body dissatisfaction, dieting can also be dangerous. But in The Psychology of Dieting, health psychologist Jane Ogden offers a clear-sighted overview of why some of us…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13 
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • The Psychology of Human Social Development: From Infancy to Adolescence book cover

    The Psychology of Human Social Development

    From Infancy to Adolescence

    By Sandie Taylor, Lance Workman

    Empirical and theoretical developments over the last twenty years have led to a growing realisation that to fully understand the development of the child we need to consider it within a social context. The Psychology of Social Development provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge

  • Health Psychology: An Interdisciplinary Approach book cover

    Health Psychology

    An Interdisciplinary Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Deborah Fish Ragin

    This textbook takes a truly interdisciplinary approach to studying health psychology. It examines five systems that affect individual health outcomes: individual, family/community, social/physical environment, healthcare systems, and health policy. While grounded in psychology, it incorporates…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • Health Behavior Change: Theories, Methods and Interventions book cover

    Health Behavior Change

    Theories, Methods and Interventions

    By Andrew Prestwich, Jared Kenworthy, Mark Conner

    We live in an era where people live longer but also suffer from more chronic illnesses. Yet these two issues present not only significant challenges to healthcare professionals, but also governments seeking cost-effective ways to manage their health and social care budgets. Encouraging people to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge

  • A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology book cover

    A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology

    3rd Edition

    By Aidan Moran, John Toner

    The new third edition of A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology is the only textbook in the field that provides a detailed overview of key theories, concepts and findings within the discipline of sport psychology, as well as a critical perspective that examines and challenges these…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge

  • Psychopharmacology book cover

    Psychopharmacology

    By R. H. Ettinger

    With increases in the prevalence of psychiatric and behavioral disorders and rapid advances in the development of new drug therapies, there is an increasing need to present the science behind these developments. Students and educators are often confronted with conflicting and exaggerated claims…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods: Understanding successful aging book cover

    Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods

    Understanding successful aging

    Edited by Leigh Riby

    The Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods offers a clear understanding of the most important research challenges and issues in the burgeoning field of the psychology of aging. As people in developed countries live longer, so a range of research methods has evolved that allows a more nuanced…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • Deconstructing Developmental Psychology book cover

    Deconstructing Developmental Psychology

    3rd Edition

    By Erica Burman

    In this completely revised and updated edition, Deconstructing Developmental Psychology interrogates the assumptions and practices surrounding the psychology of child development, providing a critical evaluation of the role and contribution of developmental psychology within social practice. Since…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22
    Routledge

  • 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

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