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New and Published Textbooks

  1. Health Communication

    Theory, Method, and Application

    Edited by Nancy Grant Harrington

    Health Communication provides coverage of the major areas of interest in the field of health communication, including interpersonal, organizational, and health media. It takes an in-depth approach to health communication research by analyzing and critically evaluating research conducted across...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Promoting Healthy Behaviour

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Dominic Upton, Katie Thirlaway

    There is ever growing recognition by governments and healthcare professionals of the need to respond to the challenges of preventable diseases, especially so-called "lifestyle diseases", and of the influence that social class, gender, ethnicity, as well as individual differences play in health....

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Introducing Psychology for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals

    2nd Edition

    By Dominic Upton

    What makes someone feel healthy? Why do some people respond differently under stress to others? Why don’t people always follow nursing advice?This second edition of Introducing Psychology for Nurses and Healthcare Professionalsprovides an accessible but thorough introduction to the key...

    Published July 4th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Sport and Exercise Psychology

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Aidan Moran

    Although sport is played with the body, it is won in the mind. Inspired by this idea, the second edition of this popular textbook provides a comprehensive critical introduction to sport and exercise psychology – a discipline that is concerned with the theory and practice of helping athletes to...

    Published February 8th 2012 by Routledge

  5. An Introduction to Psychological Care in Nursing and the Health Professions

    By Helena Priest

    Caring is at the core of what nurses and other health professionals do. But caring encompasses more than simply looking after people’s physical health needs. People requiring any health service will have psychological needs that affect their feelings, thoughts, and behaviour. Good psychological...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 25th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 28th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Psychology of Physical Activity

    Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 2nd Edition

    By Stuart J. H. Biddle, Professor Nanette Mutrie

    As modern lifestyles offer ever more opportunities for a sedentary existence, physical activity has become, for many, a marginal aspect of life. Too little physical activity is linked to common, often serious, health problems, and although this link is now widely acknowledged, levels of sedentary...

    Published August 30th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Exercise, Health and Mental Health

    Emerging Relationships

    Edited by Guy E.J. Faulkner, Adrian H. Taylor

    Exercise, Health and Mental Health provides an introduction to this emerging field and a platform for future research and practice. Written by internationally acclaimed exercise, health and medical scientists, it is the first systematic review of the evidence for the potential role of exercise...

    Published December 19th 2005 by Routledge

  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 7th 2003 by Psychology Press

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Forthcoming Textbooks

  1. Psychological Aspects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A biopsychosocial approach
    Edited by Simon R. Knowles, Antonina A. Mikocka-Walus
    To Be Published September 29th 2014
  2. Reframing Health Behavior Change With Behavioral Economics
    Edited by Warren K. Bickel, Rudy E. Vuchinich
    To Be Published November 1st 2014
  3. Adolescence, Affect and Health (PLE: Emotion)
    By Donna Spruijt-Metz
    To Be Published November 18th 2014
  4. Emotion, Cognition, Health, and Development in Children and Adolescents (PLE: Emotion)
    Edited by Elizabeth J. Susman, Lynne V. Feagans, William J. Ray
    To Be Published November 18th 2014
  5. Pharmacology and Aphasia
    Edited by Marcelo L. Berthier, Guadalupe Davila
    To Be Published December 15th 2014

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