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  1. Psychosocial Impact of Lupus

    Social Work's Role and Function

    Edited by N. L. Beckerman, Charles Auerbach

    With Lupus affecting more than 1.5 million Americans, predominantly women of childbearing age, there are many complex psychosocial challenges for the health care provider, the patient and the family. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the psychosocial impact of Lupus as a range of...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Social Skills and Health (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Argyle

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The efficiency of an organization and the well-being of those working within it are often dependent to a large extent on the social skills deployed by certain key personnel. The analysis of these skills and the training of people in their use had reached a stage of considerable sophistication....

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation

    Edited by Monna Arvinen-Barrow, Natalie Walker

    Athletes routinely use psychological skills and interventions for performance enhancement but, perhaps surprisingly, not always to assist in recovery from injury. This book demonstrates the ways in which athletes and practitioners can transfer psychological skills to an injury and rehabilitation...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Pain

    Psychological Perspectives

    Edited by Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Kenneth D. Craig

    This invaluable resource presents a state-of-the-art account of the psychology of pain from leading researchers. It features contributions from clinical, social, and biopsychological perspectives, the latest theories of pain, as well as basic processes and applied issues. The book opens with...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. The Clinical Management of Early Alzheimer's Disease

    A Handbook

    Edited by Reinhild Mulligan, Martial Van der Linden, Anne-Claude Juillerat

    The enormous human and economic toll of Alzheimer's Disease in societies in which more and more people are living into old age is well-recognized. Scientists and practitioners alike have been working to limit it. Their major focus has been patients in the later stages of the disease, when dementia...

    Published January 28th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Working Memory

    The Connected Intelligence

    Edited by Tracy Packiam Alloway, Ross G. Alloway

    Series: Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

    Working memory – the conscious processing of information – is increasingly recognized as one of the most important aspects of intelligence. This fundamental cognitive skill is deeply connected to a great variety of human experience – from our childhood, to our old age, from our...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. Loneliness Updated

    Recent research on loneliness and how it affects our lives

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    "To be alone is to be different. To be different is to be alone, and to be in the interior of this fatal circle is to be lonely. To be lonely is to have failed" (Susan Schultz, 1976) Loneliness carries a significant social stigma, as lack of friendship and social ties is socially undesirable, and...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Cultural Ecstasies

    Drugs, Gender and the Social Imaginary

    By Ilana Mountian

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    In this important contribution to the field, Ilana Mountian critically analyses discourses surrounding drug addiction, drug prohibition, treatment and prevention, and highlights new ways of understanding the role that gender plays in the ethics of drug use across cultures. The book analyses the...

    Published September 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Research Methods in Occupational Health Psychology

    Measurement, Design and Data Analysis

    Edited by Robert R. Sinclair, Mo Wang, Lois E. Tetrick

    Research Methods in Occupational Health Psychology: Measurement, Design, and Data Analysis provides a state-of-the-art review of current issues and best practices in the science of Occupational Health Psychology. Occupational Health Psychology (OHP) is a multidisciplinary and rapidly growing area...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Adult Crying

    A Biopsychosocial Approach

    Edited by Ad J.J.M. Vingerhoets, Randolph R. Cornelius

    Crying is a typical human expression of emotion. Surprisingly, until now little scientific attention has been devoted to this phenomenon. Many textbooks on emotion fail to pay attention to it, and in scientific journals there are hardly any contributions focusing on this behavior. In contrast,...

    Published August 27th 2012 by Routledge