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  1. 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 August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. 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

  8. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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