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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 September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Stress, Coping, and Cardiovascular Disease

    Edited by Philip Mccabe, Neil Schneiderman, Tiffany M. Field, A. Rodney Wellens

    Series: Stress and Coping Series

    The latest volume in the series based on the Annual Stress and Coping Symposia held at the University of Miami, Drs. McCabe, Schneiderman, Field, and Wellens bring together an outstanding group of researchers to examine the relationship between bio-behavioral and social factors and heart disease....

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Behavior, Health, and Aging

    Edited by Stephen B. Manuck, Richard Jennings, Bruce Rabin, Andrew S. Baum, Andrew S. Baum

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    A dramatic shift in the average age of the U.S. population and the increasing number of elderly Americans has introduced new and challenging healthcare dilemmas. This book addresses these issues with contributed chapters by the leading authorities in the field of behavioral medicine. It deals with...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Handbook of Gender, Culture, and Health

    Edited by Richard M. Eisler, Michel Hersen

    This Handbook illustrates how gender, ethnicity, age, and even sexual orientation and understanding influence the health practices and risk factors for health problems in diverse groups of people. Contributions from leading researchers in psychology, health, and epidemiology provide an...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Psychology Press