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Health Psychology

Health Psychology Author David F. Marks
ISBN-10 9781473927582
Release 2015-05-13
Pages 656
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Health Psychology students will need to understand how to evaluate and critically-appraise the latest theory and research before it can be applied. This fully-revised and updated fourth edition takes a critical approach and places Health Psychology in a real-world context, enabling students to understand how public policy, theory and research can influence communities and individuals alike. The new edition includes: A new chapter on diet and obesity Updated material on stress and coping, doctor-patient communication, death, dying, bereavement and quality of life Introductions to the social, political and economic conditions that influence our health Breadth of coverage from social inequality through to chronic illness and screening An enhanced SAGE edge™ companion website (edge.sagepub.com/marks4e) with a suite of features to enhance students' learning experience.



Health Psychology

Health Psychology Author David F. Marks
ISBN-10 9781526412041
Release 2018-02-16
Pages 832
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Health psychology students will need to understand how to evaluate and critically-appraise the latest theory and research before it can be applied. This fully-revised and updated Fifth Edition takes a critical approach and places health psychology in a real-world context, enabling students to understand how public policy, theory and research can influence communities and individuals alike. The new Fifth Edition includes: 9 new and expanded chapters Updated material on stress and coping, doctor-patient communication, death, dying, bereavement and quality of life Introductions to the social, political and economic conditions that influence our health Breadth of coverage from social inequality through to chronic illness and screening This book also comes with access to fantastic online resources including multiple choice quizzes, case studies, test banks and slides that can be easily integrated into your institution's virtual learning environment or learning management system. This allows you to customize and curate content for use in module preparation, delivery and assessment. For instructions on how to upload the resources you want, please visit the Instructors' page or alternatively, contact your local SAGE sales representative.



Health Psychology

Health Psychology Author David F Marks
ISBN-10 9781848606227
Release 2011-01-19
Pages 616
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The Third Edition of this landmark best-selling textbook has been thoroughly updated and revised to make it even more essential for course teaching. Retaining the celebrated approach of the previous editions, this new textbook incorporates research from a fuller range of perspectives to provide students with a critical understanding of the full variety of viewpoints. Key features of the third edition: - Extensive pedagogical features, including chapter outlines and summaries of key ideas, and guidelines for further research. Boxed case studies, tables and figures and cutting edge research are integrated throughout to aid students understanding if this fascinating field. - Brand new chapter on Literacy and Communication. - New accompanying companion website with a full suite of lecturer materials and online readings for students.



Preventive Psychology

Preventive Psychology Author Robert David Felner
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105039406520
Release 1983
Pages 341
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Preventive Psychology has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Preventive Psychology also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Preventive Psychology book for free.



Cultural Clinical Psychology

Cultural Clinical Psychology Author Shahe S. Kazarian
ISBN-10 9780195109450
Release 1998
Pages 410
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As today's global community becomes more intercultural, mental health professionals are being faced with an ever-growing range of cultural issues. In response to the increasing need for culturally competent clinical practice, Cultural Clinical Psychology provides a definitive basis for culturally appropriate assessment, treatment, research, education, and training. With outstanding variety and depth of coverage, over 25 eminent contributors discuss the role of culture in the context of psychopathology and physical well-being, including anxiety, eating disorders, substance abuse, mood disorders, schizophrenia, and pain. Each chapter includes a discussion of the symptoms that universally appear across different cultures; cultural influences on the prevalence and incidence of each major disorder; the role of culture in diagnostic and assessment practices, including the appropriate use of interviews and questionnaires; cultural issues in the delivery of mental health services; and a consideration of how cultural factors can help advance scientific knowledge and aid clinical practice. Cultural Clinical Psychology should be essential reading for clinicians, academics, and students in clinical psychology, health psychology, and psychiatry, as well as other professionals working in the mental health field.



African American Psychology

African American Psychology Author A. Kathleen Hoard Burlew
ISBN-10 0803947666
Release 1992-09-04
Pages 424
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This volume provides a comprehensive overview of research on the psychology of African Americans. Topics discussed include testing and measurement issues, child development, social behaviour, education, cognition, physiological functioning and clinical applications. The articles were previously published in The Journal of Black Psychology.



Adolescent Counselling Psychology

Adolescent Counselling Psychology Author Terry Hanley
ISBN-10 9780415580250
Release 2012
Pages 180
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Adolescent Counselling Psychology: Theory Research and Practice provides a thorough introduction to therapeutic practice with young people. As an edited text, it brings together some of the leading authorities on such work into one digestible volume. The text is divided into three major sections.The first provides a context to therapeutic work with young people. This outlines the historical background to such work, the types of settings in which individuals work and the allied professions that they will encounter. Following on from this, the second section introduces the psychology of adolescence and provides an overview of the research into youth counselling. Finally, the third section considers more applied issues. Initially the infrastructure of counselling services is discussed before moving on to reflect upon pluralistic therapeutic practice. To end, the ways in which outcomes may be assessed in such work are described. In covering such a wide territory this text acts as an essential resource to practicing counselling psychologists and other mental health professionals. It provides a foundation to the work that individuals are undertaking in this arena and advocates that individuals enter into therapeutic work in a critically informed way. At the heart of such considerations is the need to utilise psychological theory alongside research findings to inform therapeutic decision making.



Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology Author Jennifer Brown
ISBN-10 9781473933989
Release 2015-09-14
Pages 408
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Instructors - Electronic inspection copies are available or contact your local sales representative for an inspection copy of the print version. 'This fascinating book examines some of the ideological underpinnings of forensic psychological research, policy and practice. It is refreshingly reflective and a significant contribution to the field. I strongly recommend it.' - Professor Graham Towl, Durham University and formerly Chief Psychologist at the Ministry of Justice 'The strength of this book is the complexity of concepts and topics covered mean that it is suitable for students who wish to be challenged.’ - Dr Louise Almond, University of Liverpool 'This is a book for people who like to think. It presents the realities of practice with the challenges of theory and asks the reader to shake off complacency. It is insightful and challenging but most of all, it is very readable.' - Professor Joanna R. Adler, Middlesex University Students of Forensic Psychology need to learn how to combine practical skills such as report writing or assessments with a critical understanding of both theory and the wider political and policy landscape that surrounds the profession. Mapped to the British Psychological Society’s Stage One and Two training requirements for forensic psychologists Forensic Psychology: Theory, Research, Policy and Practice will help you understand how these crucial areas of the profession interact and how they can shape one another. Throughout the text the authors provide a detailed analysis of key concepts, debates and theories while weaving in insights and reflections from key professionals, ensuring you have the necessary knowledge and skills to pass assignments and get past the stage 2 supervised practice requirements en route to becoming a qualified forensic psychologist. This text will be essential reading for all those on MSc Forensic Psychology courses, and will also be a useful reader for those on practitioner doctorates as well as the already qualified needing to keep up with the CPD. The book is also a useful companion to professionals in allied criminal justice professions.



Forgiveness

Forgiveness Author Michael E. McCullough
ISBN-10 1572307110
Release 2001-08-28
Pages 334
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Offering a definitive overview of a vital aspect of human experience, this unique volume will help forgiveness researchers of the present and future to steer a more coordinated and scientifically productive course. It serves as an insightful and informative resource for a broad interdisciplinary audience of clinicians, researchers, educators, and students.



The Hidden Worldviews of Psychology s Theory Research and Practice

The Hidden Worldviews of Psychology   s Theory  Research  and Practice Author Brent D. Slife
ISBN-10 9781315283951
Release 2017-06-26
Pages 95
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By revealing underlying assumptions that influence the field of psychology, The Hidden Worldviews of Psychology’s Theory, Research, and Practice challenges psychologists to reconsider the origins of ideas they may take as psychological truths. Worldviews, or the systems of assumptions that provide a framework for psychological thinking, have great influence on psychological theory, research, and practice. This book attempts to correct assumptions by describing the worldviews that have shaped psychological theory, practice, and research and demonstrating how taking worldviews into account can greatly advance psychology as a whole.



The Psychology of Influence

The Psychology of Influence Author Joop van der Pligt
ISBN-10 9781317212348
Release 2016-10-04
Pages 250
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Whether it’s our choice of a new car or what we think about our neighbours, our opinions and attitudes are a way of negotiating the world around us. The Psychology of Influence explores how these preferences and behaviours are influenced and affected by the messages we receive in daily life. From consumer choices to political, lifestyle and financial decisions, the book examines how and why we may be influenced by a range of sources, from written text and television to social media and interpersonal communication. In a field that has fascinated scholars since Plato, the book addresses the key questions across cognitive, social and emotional domains: When do arguments become persuasive? What influence do role models have? What role do simple rules of thumb, social norms or emotions play? Which behaviours are difficult to influence, and why? Covering topics from attraction, prejudice and discrimination to reward, punishment and unconscious bias, The Psychology of Influence will be invaluable reading for students and researchers across a range of areas within applied and social psychology, as well as those in political science, communications, marketing and business and management.



Contemporary Cognitive Therapy

Contemporary Cognitive Therapy Author Robert L. Leahy
ISBN-10 9781462526833
Release 2015-12-31
Pages 416
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Bringing together a stellar array of contributors whose work has been directly influenced by Aaron T. Beck, this volume presents current advances in cognitive therapy science and practice. Described are new and effective ways of understanding and treating clients suffering from a wide range of affective, anxiety, and personality disorders. The status of basic cognitive therapy principles and models is discussed, and important theoretical and clinical refinements are elaborated. Other topics include innovative applications for children and adolescents, couples, and families, as well as progress that has been made in integrating cognitive therapy with other treatments, such as pharmacotherapy.



Research Methods for Clinical and Health Psychology

Research Methods for Clinical and Health Psychology Author David F Marks
ISBN-10 0761971912
Release 2004
Pages 248
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The research methods described and illustrated in this book are those particularly useful to the field of clinical and health psychology and cover both qualitative and quantitative approaches.



Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology

Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology Author Jonathan Houdmont
ISBN-10 0470661542
Release 2010-03-04
Pages 390
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Published in association with the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology (EAOHP) and the Society for Occupational Health Psychology (SOHP), Contemporary Issues in Occupational Health Psychology is a definitive new series presenting state-of-the-art work by leading academics and practitioners in the field. Topics include workplace health intervention evaluation, economic stress and employee well-being, work-family positive spillover, psychological flexibility, and health at work. Contributors to this first volume include Arnold Bakker, Frank Bond, Maureen Dollard, Leslie Hammer, Robert Karasek, Michiel Kompier, Tahira Probst, Wilmar Schaufeli, Arie Shirom, Robert Sinclair, Toon Taris and Töres Theorell.



The Psychology of Religion and Coping

The Psychology of Religion and Coping Author Kenneth I. Pargament
ISBN-10 1572306645
Release 2001-02-15
Pages 548
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Bridging the subject fields of psychology and religion, this volume interweaves theories with first-hand accounts, clinical insight, and empirical research to look at such questions as whether religion is a help or a hindrance in times of stress.



Handbook for Theory Research and Practice in Gestalt Therapy

Handbook for Theory  Research  and Practice in Gestalt Therapy Author Philip Brownell
ISBN-10 9781443808521
Release 2009-03-26
Pages 350
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Many books have been written about gestalt therapy. Not many have been written on the relationship between gestalt therapy and psychotherapy research. The Handbook for Theory, Research, and Practice in Gestalt Therapy is a needed bridge between these two concerns, and a timely addition to scholarly literature on gestalt therapy itself. In 2007 an international team of experienced gestalt therapists devoted themselves to create this book, and they have collaborated with one another to produce a challenging and enriching addition to the literature relevant to gestalt therapy. The book discusses the philosophy of science, the need for research specifically focused on gestalt therapy, and the critical realism and natural attitude found in both research and gestalt praxis. It provides discussions of qualitative and quantitative research, describes the methods of gestalt therapy as based in a unified theory, and illustrates the application of research in the contexts of emerging gestalt research communities. The discussion contained in this book is needed at a time when warrant for the practice of psychotherapy is increasingly sought in the empirical support available through psychotherapy research–the so called evidence-based movement–and at a time when public policy is increasingly driven by the call for "what works."



The Handbook of Humanistic Psychology

The Handbook of Humanistic Psychology Author Kirk J. Schneider
ISBN-10 9781483322827
Release 2014-02-14
Pages 832
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The Second Edition of the cutting edge work, The Handbook of Humanistic Psychology, by Kirk J. Schneider, J. Fraser Pierson and James F. T. Bugental, represents the very latest scholarship in the field of humanistic psychology and psychotherapy. Set against trends inclined toward psychological standardization and medicalization, the handbook offers a rich tapestry of reflection by the leading person-centered scholars of our time. Their range in topics is far-reaching—from the historical, theoretical and methodological, to the spiritual, psychotherapeutic and multicultural. The new edition of this widely adopted and highly praised work has been thoroughly updated in accordance with the most current knowledge, and includes thirteen new chapters and sections, as well as contributions from twenty-three additional authors to extend the humanistic legacy to the emerging generation of students, scholars, and practitioners.