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  1. 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 19th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Patient Treatment Adherence

    Concepts, Interventions, and Measurement

    Edited by Hayden B. Bosworth, Eugene Z. Oddone, Morris Weinberger

    This new book summarizes the adherence literature for a number of specific health behaviors and populations. It provides a comprehensive source on the conceptualization, interventions, and measurement of treatment adherence and a synthesis of the research across demographic and chronic diseases....

    Published August 16th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. Introducing Psychology for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals

    2nd Edition

    By Dominic Upton

    What makes someone feel healthy? Why do some people respond differently under stress to others? Why don’t people always follow nursing advice?This second edition of Introducing Psychology for Nurses and Healthcare Professionalsprovides an accessible but thorough introduction to the key...

    Published July 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Children’s Food Practices in Families and Institutions

    Edited by Samantha Punch, Ian McIntosh, Ruth Emond

    This book brings together recent UK studies into children’s experiences and practices around food in a range of contexts, linking these to current policy and practice perspectives. It reveals that food works not only on a material level as sustenance but also on a symbolic level as something that...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Sport and Exercise Psychology

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Aidan Moran

    Although sport is played with the body, it is won in the mind. Inspired by this idea, the second edition of this popular textbook provides a comprehensive critical introduction to sport and exercise psychology – a discipline that is concerned with the theory and practice of helping athletes to...

    Published February 9th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Handbook of Health Psychology

    Second Edition

    Edited by Andrew Baum, Tracey A. Revenson, Jerome Singer

    Considered the most comprehensive handbook in the field, this rich resource reviews the biological, psychological, and social factors that affect health, health behavior, and illness. Many chapters review the latest theories and research while others illustrate how research is translated into...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Psychology Press

  10. Teaching and Learning in Medical and Surgical Education

    Lessons Learned for the 21st Century

    Edited by Linda H. Distlehorst, Gary L. Dunnington, J. Roland Folse

    The idea for this book was originally conceived by Terrill Mast in conversations with Roland Folse. Dr. Mast was dedicated to the belief that all medical teachers should be generalists with skills and knowledge in all aspects of the field. Before his untimely death, he recruited most of the...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge