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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 23 new and published textbooks in the subject of Health Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Textbooks

  1. Psychology of Physical Activity

    Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 3rd Edition

    By Stuart J. H. Biddle, Nanette Mutrie, Trish Gorely

    The positive benefits of physical activity for physical and mental health are now widely acknowledged, yet levels of physical inactivity continue to increase throughout the developed world. Understanding the psychology of physical activity has therefore become an important concern...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Health Psychology, 2nd Edition

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to Health

    By Deborah Fish Ragin

    A truly interdisciplinary approach to the study of health, Health Psychology: An Interdisciplinary Approach uses the social ecological perspective to explore the impact of five systems on individual health outcomes: individual, culture/family, social/physical environment, health systems and health...

    Published December 27th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 18th 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 26th 2008 by Routledge

  9. 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 29th 2008 by Routledge

  10. 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 20th 2005 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Textbooks

  1. Understanding Behavior in the Context of Time: Theory, Research, and Application
    Edited by Alan Strathman, Jeff Joireman
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  2. Psychology and the Conduct of Everyday Life
    Edited by Ernst Schraube, Charlotte Højholt
    To Be Published August 11th 2015
  3. Loneliness Updated: Recent research on loneliness and how it affects our lives
    Edited by Ami Rokach
    To Be Published August 14th 2015
  4. Stress, Coping and Depression
    Edited by Sheri L. Johnson, Adele M. Hayes, Tiffany M. Field, Neil Schneiderman, Philip Mccabe
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  5. Adolescents' Health: A Developmental Perspective
    By Inge Seiffge-Krenke
    To Be Published August 21st 2015

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