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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being

    Edited by Stuart J.H. Biddle, Ken Fox, Steve Boutcher

    The 'feel-good' effect of physical activity is widely reported among participants. Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being represents a research consensus on the relationship between physical activity and aspects of mental health, providing an overview of the case for the role of...

    Published October 4th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Femininity and the Physically Active Woman

    By Precilla Y. L. Choi

    Series: Women and Psychology

    The fitness boom of the last two decades has led to many people incorporating exercise into their lifestyles through activities such as jogging and aerobics. However, whilst many physical and psychological health benefits have been documented, far too few people actually take part in enough...

    Published August 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  6. Health Care Communication Using Personality Type

    Patients are Different!

    By Judy Allen, Susan A. Brock

    This groundbreaking text draws upon examples from everyday health care situations to demonstrate that the behaviour differences we all experience in others actually fit within a readily understandable framework (the MBI)....

    Published April 12th 2000 by Routledge

  7. 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 January 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  8. Health Psychology

    By Anthony Curtis

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    This simple and concise introduction to the psychology of health is the perfect text for students new to the area. Topics covered include health policy and epidemiology, genetic factors in disease, the experience of illness as a patient, beliefs and attitudes, stress, pain and healthy lifestyles....

    Published December 15th 1999 by Routledge

  9. 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 November 30th 1999 by Psychology Press

  10. Understanding Depression

    Feminist Social Constructionist Approaches

    By Janet Stoppard

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Women are particularly vulnerable to depression. Understanding Depression provides an in-depth critical examination of mainstream approaches to understanding and treating depression from a feminist perspective. Janet Stoppard argues that current approaches give only partial accounts of womens'...

    Published November 10th 1999 by Routledge