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Forthcoming Health Psychology Books

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  1. Longitudinal Research in Occupational Health Psychology

    Edited by Toon W. Taris

    Occupational health psychology (OHP) involves the application of psychology to improving the quality of work life and to promoting and protecting the safety, health and well-being of employees. Achieving these aims requires researchers and practitioners to possess in-depth knowledge of the...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Series: Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

    Charlotte Wolff (1897-1986) was born in Riesenburg, West Prussia (now Prabuty, Poland) into a middle-class Jewish family. She studied philosophy and then medicine at several German universities, completing her doctorate in Berlin in 1926. Working in various institutions over the next few years...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Human Hand

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Series: Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

    Originally published in 1942, this book was very different from anything else written about the psychology of hands. The author had worked amongst apes and monkeys at the zoo, patients in what at the time were called ‘mental hospitals’, and amongst all manner of men, women and children. The results...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Hand in Psychological Diagnosis

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Series: Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

    Originally published in 1951, this title looks at the study of the hand in relation to psychological diagnosis. This was at the time a new branch of psychology and the author is keen to point out it must not be viewed as perfect or indeed complete. Practical experience and a deeper understanding of...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Nostalgia

    A Psychological Resource

    By Clay Routledge

    Series: Essays in Social Psychology

    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...

    To Be Published October 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. 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...

    To Be Published December 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods

    Understanding successful aging

    Edited by Leigh Riby

    Series: Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge