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  1. 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 26th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 27th 2009 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 26th 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Sport and Spirituality

    An Introduction

    By Jim Parry, Simon Robinson, Nick Watson, Mark Nesti

    Sport science can quantify many aspects of human performance but the spiritual dimensions of sports experience cannot be fully understood through measurement. However, the spiritual experience of sport – be it described as ‘flow’, ‘transcendence’ or the discovery of meaning and value – is central...

    Published August 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  7. Communication Perspectives on HIV/AIDS for the 21st Century

    Edited by Timothy Edgar, Seth M. Noar, Vicki S. Freimuth

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Reflecting the current state of research into the communication aspects of HIV/AIDS, this volume explores AIDS-related communication scholarship, moving forward from the 1992 publication AIDS: A Communication Perspective. Editors Timothy Edgar, Seth M. Noar, and Vicki S. Freimuth have developed...

    Published August 20th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Nature and Sociology

    By Tim Newton

    This book engages with, and contests, the ‘new sociology of nature’. It moves beyond existing debates by presenting new social theory and working across current fields of interest, addressing the debate on new genetics and genomics, taking human biology seriously, and the issues of...

    Published July 26th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Prediction and Change of Health Behavior

    Applying the Reasoned Action Approach

    Edited by Icek Ajzen, Dolores Albarracin, Robert Hornik

    Prediction and Change of Health Behavior honors the work of Martin Fishbein by illustrating the breadth and depth of the reasoned action approach. Focused on attitudes and their effects on health-related behavior, the book demonstrates the profound impact of Fishbein and Ajzen’s theories of...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. Psychological Management of Physical Disabilities

    A Practitioner's Guide

    Edited by Paul Kennedy

    The successful integration of psychological factors into the management of physical disabilities is critical to successful health-care delivery. This book provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to the best practice and approaches in this field. Paul Kennedy brings together contributions from...

    Published January 11th 2007 by Routledge