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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. Power in the Blood

    A Handbook on Aids, Politics, and Communication

    Edited by William N. Elwood

    In this single volume, William N. Elwood has gathered potent evidence of the impact that the HIV/AIDS epidemic has had on the world, its communities, and its inhabitants, and he addresses the role of communication in affecting the way in which people respond to AIDS. With a multidisciplinary group...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Psychology of Physical Activity

    Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 3rd Edition

    By Stuart J. H. Biddle, Nanette Mutrie, Trish Gorely

    The positive benefits of physical activity for physical and mental health are now widely acknowledged, yet levels of physical inactivity continue to increase throughout the developed world. Understanding the psychology of physical activity has therefore become an important concern...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Neuropsychology of Cardiovascular Disease

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Shari R. Waldstein, Merrill F. Elias

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and most westernized nations. Both CVDs and their risk factors confer substantial risk for stroke and dementia, but are also associated with more subtle changes in brain structure and function and...

    Published February 1st 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 21st 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Women, Stress, and Heart Disease

    Edited by Kristina Orth-Gom‚r, Margaret A. Chesney, Nanette K. Wenger, Kristina Orth-Gomer

    The issue of women's health has long been neglected. This applies to many medical areas, but it has become most evident in the field of cardiology. For a long time, cardiology has been a medical specialty which seemed to be created for men, by men--particularly in research, but also in intensive...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press