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  1. 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 1st 2005 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 25th 2005 by Routledge

  3. 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 January 31st 2005 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 29th 2004 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 9th 2004 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 25th 2004 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. -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