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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 189 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. 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 October 31st 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Health Communication

    Theory, Method, and Application

    Edited by Nancy Grant Harrington

    Health Communication provides coverage of the major areas of interest in the field of health communication, including interpersonal, organizational, and health media. It takes an in-depth approach to health communication research by analyzing and critically evaluating research conducted across...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Pain Syndromes

    Biopsychosocial Perspectives

    Edited by Andrew R. Block, Ephrem Fernandez, Edwin Kremer

    Pain syndromes involve a complex interaction of medical and psychological factors. In each syndrome unique physiological mechanisms are mediated by emotional states, personality traits, and environmental pressures to determine the nature and extent of pain complaints and pain-related disability....

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being

    Using Healing, Sensory and Therapeutic Gardens

    By Gayle Souter-Brown

    In this book Gayle Souter-Brown explores the social, economic and environmental benefits of developing greenspace for health and well-being. She examines the evidence behind the positive effects of designed landscapes, and explains effective methods and approaches which can be put into practice by...

    Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Clinical Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    Research and Developments

    By Helen Dent

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    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...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Promoting Adherence to Medical Treatment in Chronic Childhood Illness

    Concepts, Methods, and Interventions

    Edited by Dennis Drotar

    Based on a conference that assembled experts in the field of pediatric compliance in chronic illness, this book presents the latest data and conceptual models of adherence to treatment and recommendations for new directions in the field. Interdisciplinary in approach, the contributors represent a...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Caring and Well-being

    A Lifeworld Approach

    By Kathleen Galvin, Les Todres

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Something is missing in contemporary health and social care. Health and illness is often measured in policy documents in economic terms, and clinical outcomes are enmeshed in statistical data, with the patient’s experience left to one side. This stimulating book is concerned with how to humanise...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge