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  1. The Social Cure

    Identity, Health and Well-Being

    Edited by Jolanda Jetten, Catherine Haslam, S. Alexander Haslam

    A growing body of research shows that social networks and identities have a profound impact on mental and physical health. With such mounting evidence of the importance of social relationships in protecting health, the challenge we face is explaining why this should be the case. What is it that...

    Published July 7th 2011 by Psychology Press

  2. Young People, Border Spaces and Revolutionary Imaginations

    Edited by Stuart Aitken, Fernando Bosco, Thomas Herman, Kate Swanson

    Drawing from discussions that pulled together child researchers working near the borders of Mexico, the United States and Canada, this book explores how material and metaphoric borders give way to young people's experimentations with cultural, social and political change. The contributors...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Teresa L. Thompson, Roxanne Parrott, Jon F. Nussbaum

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication brings together the current body of scholarly work in health communication. With its expansive scope, it offers an introduction for those new to this area, summarizes work for those already learned in the area, and suggests avenues for future research...

    Published April 26th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Recovery from Addiction in Communal Living Settings

    The Oxford House Model

    Edited by Leonard A. 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 December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Women, Children, and Addiction

    Edited by Loretta P. Finnegan, Stephen R. Kandall

    This proposed book draws on the expertise of 35 experts in the field of Addiction Medicine to provide the reader with a current and comprehensive view of addiction as related to women, pregnancy, newborns, infants and children. The volume begins by placing current attitudes towards addicted women...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The End of the Obesity Epidemic

    By Michael Gard

    Despite apocalyptic predictions from a vocal alliance of health professionals, politicians and social commentators that rising obesity levels would lead to a global health crisis, the crisis has not materialised. In this provocative follow up to his classic work of obesity scepticism, The Obesity...

    Published November 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Predicting and Changing Behavior

    The Reasoned Action Approach

    By Martin Fishbein, Icek Ajzen

    This book describes the reasoned action approach, an integrative framework for the prediction and change of human social behavior. It provides an up-to-date review of relevant research, discusses critical issues related to the reasoned action framework, and provides methodological and conceptual...

    Published July 26th 2009 by Psychology Press

  8. The Psychology of Lifestyle

    Promoting Healthy Behaviour

    By Kathryn Thirlaway, Dominic Upton

    Improving lifestyles is thought to be one of the most effective means of reducing mortality and morbidity in the developed world. However, despite decades of health promotion, there has been no significant difference to lifestyles and instead there are rising levels of inactivity and obesity. The...

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Health Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology

    By Charles Abraham

    Series: Topics in Applied Psychology

    Topics in Applied Psychology offers a range of accessible, integrated texts ideal for courses in applied psychology. The books are written by leading figures in their field and provide a comprehensive academic and professional insight into each topic. They incorporate a range of features to bring...

    Published August 28th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Psychology of Physical Activity

    Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 2nd Edition

    By Stuart J. H. Biddle, Professor Nanette Mutrie

    As modern lifestyles offer ever more opportunities for a sedentary existence, physical activity has become, for many, a marginal aspect of life. Too little physical activity is linked to common, often serious, health problems, and although this link is now widely acknowledged, levels of sedentary...

    Published August 30th 2007 by Routledge