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  1. Compensating for Psychological Deficits and Declines

    Managing Losses and Promoting Gains

    Edited by Roger A. Dixon, Lars B„ckman

    The concept of compensation in psychology refers to processes through which a gap or mismatch between current accessible skills and environmental demands is reduced or closed. These gaps can be principally the result of losses, such as those associated with aging or interpersonal role changes;...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. The Neurobehavioral Treatment of Epilepsy

    Edited by David I. Mostofsky, Yngve Loyning

    This volume is a first of its kind, addressed principally to the professional reader. While it is not intended to be exhaustive, its aim is to sketch a broad picture of some of the nondrug and nonsurgical treatment strategies with a demonstrated basis in conventional scientific method. Likewise,...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity and Mental Health

    Edited by Panteleimon Ekkekakis

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    A growing body of evidence shows that physical activity can be a cost-effective and safe intervention for the prevention and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems. As researchers and clinicians around the world look for evidence-supported alternatives and complements to established...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Life-span Developmental Psychology

    Perspectives on Stress and Coping

    Edited by E. Mark Cummings, Anita L. Greene

    Although there has been a significant increase in studies of stress and coping processes in recent years, researchers have often approached these topics from rather narrow and constrained perspectives. Furthermore, little communication has occurred across disciplines and research directions,...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Recovery from Addiction in Communal Living Settings

    The Oxford House Model

    Edited by Leonard Jason, Joseph R Ferrari

    Research on treatment outcome for addictive disorders indicates that a variety of interventions are effective. However, the progress clients make in treatment frequently is undermined by the lack of an alcohol and drug free living environment supporting sustained recovery. This book suggests...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Extraordinary Sex Therapy

    Creative Approaches for Clinicians

    Edited by Gina Ogden

    How do we help our clients discover the depth and breadth of sexual healing? Extraordinary Sex Therapy offers a range of innovative health-based approaches and models to explore the complexities inherent in sexual pleasure and potential as well as in trauma, pain, and dysfunction. The practitioners...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 2nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 22nd 2014 by Psychology Press