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  1. Quality of Life in Child and Adolescent Illness

    Concepts, Methods and Findings

    Edited by Hans Koot, Jan Wallander

    How can we measure the quality of life in children and adolescents with chronic disease? Major progress in the diagnosis and treatment of severe and chronic disease has led to an increased number of children and their families having to adapt and cope with the impact of disease, survival, and the...

    Published October 18th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Anxiety in a 'Risk' Society

    By Iain Wilkinson

    Few would dispute that we are living at a time of high anxiety and uncertainty in which many of us will experience a crisis of identity at some point or another. At the same time, news media provide us with a daily catalogue of disasters from around the globe to remind us that we inhabit a world of...

    Published April 12th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Behavioral Factors and Interventions in Pain and Musculoskeletal Disorders

    A Special Issue of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

    Edited by Joost Dekker, Amanda C. de C. Williams

    Behavioral factors affect both the etiology and the prognosis of musculoskeletal disorders. Application of behavioral interventions contributes to the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders and to the reduction of pain, disability, and sick leave in patients with established disorders. Focusing on...

    Published March 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  4. Neuropsychology of Cardiovascular Disease

    Edited by Shari R. Waldstein, Merrill F. Elias, Merrill F. Elias

    Cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and many other countries, confers substantial risk for cerebrovascular events, such as stroke and vascular dementia. The neuropsychological sequelae of such conditions are well documented and can have a...

    Published January 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  5. Persuading People To Have Safer Sex

    Applications of Social Science To the Aids Crisis

    By Richard M. Perloff

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Persuading People to Have Safer Sex offers a lucid, in-depth, student-friendly and academically thorough discussion of AIDS prevention and health persuasion. In so doing it provides an introduction to the ways that social scientific research can be brought to bear on a daunting health problem....

    Published November 1st 2000 by Routledge

  6. Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being

    Edited by Stuart J.H. Biddle, Ken Fox, Steve Boutcher

    The 'feel-good' effect of physical activity is widely reported among participants. Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being represents a research consensus on the relationship between physical activity and aspects of mental health, providing an overview of the case for the role of...

    Published October 5th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Femininity and the Physically Active Woman

    By Precilla Y. L. Choi

    Series: Women and Psychology

    The fitness boom of the last two decades has led to many people incorporating exercise into their lifestyles through activities such as jogging and aerobics. However, whilst many physical and psychological health benefits have been documented, far too few people actually take part in enough...

    Published August 24th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Promoting Adherence to Medical Treatment in Chronic Childhood Illness

    Concepts, Methods, and Interventions

    Edited by Dennis Drotar

    Based on a conference that assembled experts in the field of pediatric compliance in chronic illness, this book presents the latest data and conceptual models of adherence to treatment and recommendations for new directions in the field. Interdisciplinary in approach, the contributors represent a...

    Published August 1st 2000 by Psychology Press

  9. Health Care Communication Using Personality Type

    Patients are Different!

    By Judy Allen, Susan A. Brock

    This groundbreaking text draws upon examples from everyday health care situations to demonstrate that the behaviour differences we all experience in others actually fit within a readily understandable framework (the MBI)....

    Published April 13th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Reframing Health Behavior Change With Behavioral Economics

    Edited by Warren K. Bickel, Rudy E. Vuchinich

    Behavioral economics is a rapidly developing area of psychological science that has synergistically merged microeconomic concepts with behavioral research methods. A driving force behind the growth of behavioral economics has been its recent application to behaviors that significantly affect health...

    Published February 1st 2000 by Psychology Press