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Social Psychology and Health 3ed

Paperback, 01/06/2011, £36.99
This book applies the most recent social psychological research to health psychology, arguing for an integrative approach to interventions.

Hunger Strike: The Anorectic's Struggle as a Metaphor for Our Age

Paperback, 01/01/2005, £18.99
This book examines the anorectic's struggle. It provides the background for the case studies and vignettes, and suggests a new treatment protocol for anorexia. The book also provides an explanation for the increase of anorexia, and eating problems of all kinds, in women.

Eating Behaviour

Paperback, 01/06/2010, £31.99
This book is essential reading for psychology and health psychology students, those taking eating behaviour modules, and eating behaviour and disorders courses. It is also valuable reading for nutritionists, food scientists, occupational therapists and medical students.

Health Psychology: A Textbook 6ed

Paperback, 29/03/2019, £50.99

Health Psychology: a Biopsychosocial Approach 2ed

Paperback, 29/04/2021, £41.99
Providing a thorough biopsychosocial approach, this lively and approachable guide is your ideal companion to studying health psychology.

Cheer the F**K Up: How to Save your Best Friend

Paperback, 03/02/2022, £10.99

Health Psychology: Theory, Research and Practice

Paperback, 24/11/2020, £40.99
Provides students with the tools they need to evaluate and critically appraise theory and research before it can be applied practically. Using the most up-to-date research available, the sixth edition places an emphasis on the real-world application of health psychology, demonstrating how theory learnt in the classroom influences public policy.

Introduction to Clinical Health Psychology

Paperback, 01/10/2000, £32.99
The book integrates psychological theory with the practice of health and clinical psychology in the hospital and in the broader context of health care. It considers both clinical interventions and those of a non-clinical nature that also impact on patients and health-care workers.

Introduction to Health Psychology 4ed

Paperback, 19/02/2016, £44.99
This edition retains the highly praised approach of previous editions, with each chapter providing an overview of the theory and research before moving on to explore applications and intervention practice. The primary goals of health psychologists are to describe, predict and then to intervene and this book continues to reflect that process.

Psychodynamic Psychology: Classical Theory and Contemporary Research

Paperback, 01/10/2003, £43.99
Psychodynamic tackles issues central to human experience including how our relationship with our parents affects our adult relationships, why men and women are different and why we dream. This title provides a review of the major psychodynamic theories and their practical applications.

Introduction to Psychology for Health Carers

Paperback, 27/01/2005, £22.99
Series Information An interactive approach to learning, this series provides everything a student needs for Foundation studies across healthcare disciplines. Written by an appropriate specialist in a non-technical style. Key features of the text demonstrate how theory has a practical application, as well as testing student's knowledge.

Health Promotion

Paperback, 01/10/2008, £33.99
This book argues for the importance of theoretical explanations that inform investigations of the social context of daily life, the social relations that affect opportunities for healthy lives, and the needs of communities.

Essential Psychology for Nurses and other Health Professionals

Paperback, 17/12/1998, £34.99
This text is an introduction to psychological concepts for all those studying the subject in relation to health care for the first time. The importance of understanding psychological theory in order to provide appropriate patient care is underlined throughout.

Foundations of Health Psychology

Paperback, 19/07/2001, £41.99
What is health psychology? Do states of mind influence health? How do people cope with illness and poor health? How does the relationship between an individual and the society around them affect their health? This work provides a critical examination of the field of health psychology.

Rethinking Health Psychology

Paperback, 01/10/2000, £30.99
This introductory text presents a coherent overview of prevalent theories, methods and applications within contemporary health psychology.

It's All in Your Head: True Stories of Imaginary Illness

Paperback, 14/04/2016, £9.99
As many as a third of people visiting their GP have symptoms that are medically unexplained. In most, an emotional root is suspected. We accept our hearts can flutter with excitement and our brows can sweat with nerves, but in the very real world of psychosomatic illness, the author finds the secrets we are all capable of keeping from ourselves.

Psychology for nurses and health care professionals

Paperback, 24/03/1995, £69.99
This is an up-to-date presentation of areas of psychology relevant to health care students, nurses and health care professionals (health visitors, physiotherapists, midwives, speech therapists and others).

Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life

Paperback, 28/01/2006, £8.99
Presenting twelve practices for bringing creativity into human endeavors, this work provides a sense of the powerful role that the notion of possibility can play in various aspects of life. Through stories, parables, and personal anecdotes, it invites us to become passionate communicators, leaders, and performers.

Psychological care for ill and injured people

Paperback, 01/09/2003, £27.99
Examines the importance of psychological care for ill and injured people. This book gives practical advice to develop health professionals' personal clinical practice by providing a guide to the organization of psychological care and 'coaching' in the essential skills. It is suitable for health care professionals who have regular patient contact.

Complementary medicine & health Psychology

Paperback, 01/09/2009, £30.99
The authors explore the relationship between health psychology and CAM and look at how an understanding of one can be used to inform the other.

Health Psychology in Nursing Practice

Paperback, 12/04/2016, £26.99
Practical guidance for nurses and health professionals on using psychology to help patients improve their health and wellbeing and cope with illness.

Understanding Psychological Health: The REBT Perspective

Paperback, 24/09/2010, £29.99
This book draws on Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) - which focuses on resolving emotional and behavioural problems and enables people to lead happier and more fulfilling lives - to provide an understanding of psychological health.

Key Concepts in Substance Misuse

Paperback, 23/02/2015, £26.99
Offers a complete overview of the issues associated with substance misuse from an interdisciplinary perspective. This book begins by providing a reference guide to the different psychoactive substances, looking at the biological and psychological impact of their use.

Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: Stories of Life, Love and Learning

Paperback, 28/05/1993, £14.99
A handbook for surviving and succeeding during the teen years. It contains lessons on the nature of friendship and love, the importance of belief in the future and the value of respect for yourself and others. It also deals with tough issues like death, suicide and the loss of love.

Systemic Therapy and Attachment Narratives

Paperback, 25/02/2009, £32.99
Explores how attachment-based ideas can be used in clinical practice. This book shows how to use these ideas through the integrated approach of 'attachment narrative therapy'. It is suitable for a range of mental health professionals, including, family therapists, child, adolescent and adult psychotherapists, and clinical psychologists.
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