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  1. Selenium and Cancer

    Larry C. Clark Memorial Issue: A Special Issue of Nutrition and Cancer

    Edited by Leonard A. Cohen

    This special issue is devoted to the cancerchemopreventive effects of the trace element selenium. Although epidemiological and animal model studies have contributed enormously to this field, the clinical trial headed by the late Dr. Larry Clark brought to light the very real possibility that...

    Published November 30th 2001 by Psychology Press

  2. Geriatric Residential Care

    Edited by Robert D. Hill, Brian L. Thorn, John Bowling, Anthony Morrison

    This book's main goal is to examine the concept of residential care from a psychological perspective. The chapter authors espouse a psychological approach to long-term residential care and an effort is made throughout the text to present a model of care that encompasses the whole individual. Since...

    Published November 30th 2001 by Psychology Press

  3. Assessment in Behavioral Medicine

    Edited by Ad Vingerhoets

    How can the influence of behavioral factors on health and well-being be measured? Research over the past two decades has shown that psychological factors and lifestyle have been found to be relevant to the onset and course of disease. In addition, these factors codetermine how patients and those in...

    Published October 31st 2001 by Routledge

  4. Older Adults, Health Information, and the World Wide Web

    Edited by Roger W. Morrell

    Older Adults, Health Information, and the World Wide Web is devoted to the exploration of how the World Wide Web might be used to deliver current, easily accessible health information to adults over the age of 60 and their caregivers. The book considers how age-related changes in vision, cognitive...

    Published October 31st 2001 by Psychology Press

  5. Mass Media and Drug Prevention

    Classic and Contemporary Theories and Research

    Edited by William D. Crano, Michael Burgoon, Stuart Oskamp

    Series: Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series

    This book tells the story of the mass media's potential in the war against drug abuse. It is based on scientific evidence on the use of media in health promotion and disease prevention. Past approaches--successes and failures alike--are included to help enlighten future programs of research and...

    Published October 31st 2001 by Psychology Press

  6. Quality of Life in Child and Adolescent Illness

    Concepts, Methods and Findings

    Edited by Hans Koot, Jan Wallander

    How can we measure the quality of life in children and adolescents with chronic disease? Major progress in the diagnosis and treatment of severe and chronic disease has led to an increased number of children and their families having to adapt and cope with the impact of disease, survival, and the...

    Published October 17th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Anxiety in a 'Risk' Society

    By Iain Wilkinson

    Few would dispute that we are living at a time of high anxiety and uncertainty in which many of us will experience a crisis of identity at some point or another. At the same time, news media provide us with a daily catalogue of disasters from around the globe to remind us that we inhabit a world of...

    Published April 11th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Behavioral Factors and Interventions in Pain and Musculoskeletal Disorders

    A Special Issue of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

    Edited by Joost Dekker, Amanda C. de C. Williams

    Behavioral factors affect both the etiology and the prognosis of musculoskeletal disorders. Application of behavioral interventions contributes to the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders and to the reduction of pain, disability, and sick leave in patients with established disorders. Focusing on...

    Published February 28th 2001 by Psychology Press

  9. Neuropsychology of Cardiovascular Disease

    Edited by Shari R. Waldstein, Merrill F. Elias, Merrill F. Elias

    Cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and many other countries, confers substantial risk for cerebrovascular events, such as stroke and vascular dementia. The neuropsychological sequelae of such conditions are well documented and can have a...

    Published December 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  10. Persuading People To Have Safer Sex

    Applications of Social Science To the Aids Crisis

    By Richard M. Perloff

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Persuading People to Have Safer Sex offers a lucid, in-depth, student-friendly and academically thorough discussion of AIDS prevention and health persuasion. In so doing it provides an introduction to the ways that social scientific research can be brought to bear on a daunting health problem....

    Published October 31st 2000 by Routledge