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  1. Misadventures in Health Care

    Inside Stories

    By Marilyn Sue Bogner, Marilyn Sue Bogner

    Edited by Marilyn Sue Bogner

    Misadventures in Health Care: Inside Stories presents an alternative approach to attributing the cause of medical error solely to the health care provider. That alternative, the systems approach, pursues why an incident occurs in terms of factors in the context of care that affect the care provider...

    Published July 31st 2003 by Psychology Press

  2. Rival Truths

    Common Sense and Social Psychological Explanations in Health and Illness

    By Lindsay St Claire

    Series: International Series in Social Psychology

    It is common sense that our survival as individuals depends on the survival of our physical bodies. However, common sense has been medicalised. Terms such as 'road rage' and 'premenstrual syndrome' sound like medical problems and suggest that it is affected individuals, rather than experiences or...

    Published May 7th 2003 by Psychology Press

  3. The Self-Regulation of Health and Illness Behaviour

    Edited by Linda Cameron, Howard Leventhal

    Self-regulation theory focuses on the ways in which individuals direct and monitor their activities and emotions in order to attain their goals. It plays an increasingly important role in health psychology research.The Self-regulation of Health and Illness Behaviour presents an up-to-date account...

    Published December 11th 2002 by Routledge

  4. -Special Issue on Women's Health

    A Special Issue of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

    Edited by Lynda H. Powell, Karen A. Matthews

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 31st 2002 by Psychology Press

  5. Substance Abuse and Dependence in Adolescence

    Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Treatment

    Edited by Cecilia A. Essau

    Recent years have seen a growth in the numbers of studies of substance abuse and dependence in adolescence, focusing on prevalence, risk factors, comorbidity, course and outcome. At the same time, numerous prevention and intervention strategies have been developed. Substance Abuse and Dependence...

    Published May 29th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Essential Health Psychology

    By Mark Forshaw

    Series: Essential Psychology

    The Essential Psychology Series bridges the gap between simple introductory texts aimed at pre-university studetns and higher level textbooks for upper level undergraduates. Each volume in the series is designed to provide concise yet up-to-date descriptions of the major areas of psychology for...

    Published February 28th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Public Health Communication

    Evidence for Behavior Change

    Edited by Robert Hornik

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This volume argues the case that public health communication has affected health behavior. It brings together 16 studies of large-scale communication in a variety of substantive health areas--tobacco, drugs, AIDS, family planning, heart disease, childhood disease, highway safety--prepared by the...

    Published December 31st 2001 by Routledge

  8. Selenium and Cancer

    Larry C. Clark Memorial Issue: A Special Issue of Nutrition and Cancer

    Edited by Leonard A. Cohen

    This special issue is devoted to the cancerchemopreventive effects of the trace element selenium. Although epidemiological and animal model studies have contributed enormously to this field, the clinical trial headed by the late Dr. Larry Clark brought to light the very real possibility that...

    Published November 30th 2001 by Psychology Press

  9. Geriatric Residential Care

    Edited by Robert D. Hill, Brian L. Thorn, John Bowling, Anthony Morrison

    This book's main goal is to examine the concept of residential care from a psychological perspective. The chapter authors espouse a psychological approach to long-term residential care and an effort is made throughout the text to present a model of care that encompasses the whole individual. Since...

    Published November 30th 2001 by Psychology Press

  10. Assessment in Behavioral Medicine

    Edited by Ad Vingerhoets

    How can the influence of behavioral factors on health and well-being be measured? Research over the past two decades has shown that psychological factors and lifestyle have been found to be relevant to the onset and course of disease. In addition, these factors codetermine how patients and those in...

    Published October 31st 2001 by Routledge