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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 192 new and published books in the subject of Health Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Technology and Methods in Behavioral Medicine

    Edited by David S. Krantz, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    This book provides an illustrative overview of some of the key methodological and technical innovations that form the cutting edge of current research in behavioral medicine. It is divided into three sections. Part I consists of six chapters describing the impact on behavioral medicine research of...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Stress, Coping and Depression

    Edited by Sheri L. Johnson, Adele M. Hayes, Tiffany M. Field, Neil Schneiderman, Philip Mccabe

    Series: Stress and Coping Series

    Stress, Coping, and Depression is the latest volume based on the Annual Stress and Coping Conference held at the University of Miami. In this timely collection, leading researchers offer a variety of new perspectives on depression. They review the social, biological, and psychological processes...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. 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...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Understanding Behavior in the Context of Time

    Theory, Research, and Application

    Edited by Alan Strathman, Jeff Joireman

    Understanding Behavior in the Context of Time reviews the research on temporal orientation and brings together the disparate social behaviors influenced by time perspective. Organized into four sections, each chapter includes theory, research, applications, and directions for future research. Some...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Reframing Health Behavior Change With Behavioral Economics

    Edited by Warren K. Bickel, Rudy E. Vuchinich

    Behavioral economics is a rapidly developing area of psychological science that has synergistically merged microeconomic concepts with behavioral research methods. A driving force behind the growth of behavioral economics has been its recent application to behaviors that significantly affect health...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Pharmacology and Aphasia

    Edited by Marcelo L. Berthier, Guadalupe Davila

    This book provides clinicians and researchers with the current state-of-the-art on the pharmacological treatment of aphasia. The focus is on the role of different pharmacological agents to improve aphasia associated with stroke and to attenuate language dissolution in degenerative conditions like...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Adolescence, Affect and Health (PLE: Emotion)

    By Donna Spruijt-Metz

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1999, this title covers the entire empirical cycle in adolescent health research and education. It describes in depth the development and evaluation of a health education programme designed to enhance everyday health-related behaviours in an adolescent population, and offers...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Emotion, Cognition, Health, and Development in Children and Adolescents (PLE: Emotion)

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Susman, Lynne V. Feagans, William J. Ray

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1992, this title came out of a conference on emotion and cognition as antecedents and consequences of health and disease processes in children and adolescents. The theoretical rationale for the conference was based on the assumption that the development of emotion, cognition...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Psychological Aspects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    A biopsychosocial approach

    Edited by Simon R. Knowles, Antonina A. Mikocka-Walus

    In the Western world around 360 in every 100,000 individuals have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a relapsing-remitting autoimmune disease that affects the gastrointestinal tract. Its impact on individual functioning across physical and psychosocial domains is significant and psychological...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Science of Aphasia Rehabilitation

    Edited by Chris Code, Donald B. Freed

    This book examines the rehabilitation of language disorders in adults, presenting new research, as well as expert insights and perspectives, into this area. The first chapter presents a study on personalised cueing to enhance word finding. Cynthia K. Thompson and her colleagues contribute a chapter...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge