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  1. Body Work

    The Social Construction of Women's Body Image

    By Sylvia K. Blood

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Are scientific 'facts' about body image enough to define conceptions of normality? Reassessing Experimental Psychology from a critical perspective, Sylvia Blood demonstrates how its research into Body Image can be misused and prone to misuse. Classifying women who experience distress and anxiety...

    Published July 14th 2005 by Routledge

  2. An Exploration of the Health Benefits of Factors That Help Us to Thrive

    A Special Issue of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

    Edited by Gail Ironson, Lynda H. Powell

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 16th 2005 by Psychology Press

  3. Understanding Behavior in the Context of Time

    Theory, Research, and Application

    Edited by Alan Strathman, Jeff Joireman

    Understanding Behavior in the Context of Time reviews the research on temporal orientation and brings together the disparate social behaviors influenced by time perspective. Organized into four sections, each chapter includes theory, research, applications, and directions for future research. Some...

    Published June 2nd 2005 by Psychology Press

  4. The Obesity Epidemic

    Science, Morality and Ideology

    By Michael Gard, Jan Wright

    Increasing obesity levels are currently big news but do we think carefully enough about what this trend actually means? Everybody – including doctors, parents, teachers, sports clubs, businesses and governments – has a role to play in the ‘war on obesity’. But is talk of an obesity ‘crisis’...

    Published April 26th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Pediatric and Adolescent Sleep

    A Special Issue of Behavioral Sleep Medicine

    Edited by Mary A. Carskadon

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 1st 2005 by Psychology Press

  6. Sexual Assault in Context

    Teaching College Men About Gender

    By Christopher Kilmartin, Alan D. Berkowitz

    Most North American colleges have programs that help students understand the harm done to victims of sexual violence and, if prosecuted, the potential consequences of their perpetrators. However, only a few programs also address those aspects of masculine culture that surround sexual assault....

    Published November 30th 2004 by Psychology Press

  7. Epidemiology of Sleep

    Age, Gender, and Ethnicity

    By Kenneth L. Lichstein, H. Heith Durrence, Brant W. Riedel, Daniel J. Taylor, Andrew J. Bush

    What is the prevalence of insomnia in a particular age group, in men and women, or in Caucasians and African Americans? What is the average total sleep time among normal sleepers among these groups? How does the sleep of Caucasians and African Americans differ? These are just some of the questions...

    Published June 10th 2004 by Psychology Press

  8. Emotional Expression and Health

    Advances in Theory, Assessment and Clinical Applications

    Edited by Ivan Nyklícek, Lydia Temoshok, Ad Vingerhoets

    Emotional Expression and Health looks at the role emotional expression and inhibition may play in staying healthy or falling ill. Written by leading experts in the field, chapters focus on: * how we can measure emotional expression or inhibition and how we can distinguish between their various...

    Published February 26th 2004 by Routledge

  9. 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 August 1st 2003 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 8th 2003 by Psychology Press