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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.
Table of Contents
|Health Psychology in Context|
|Health Psychology: An Introduction|
|The Macro-Social Environment and Health|
|Social Inequalities, Social Justice and Health|
|Culture and Health|
|A-Z of Research Methods in Health Psychology|
|Health Behaviour and Experience|
|Theories, Models and Interventions Applied to Sexual Health|
|Food, Eating and the Environment|
|Alcohol and Drinking|
|Tobacco and Smoking|
|Physical Activity and Exercise|
|Health Promotion and Disease Prevention|
|Information and Communication|
|Stress and Coping|
|Screening and Immunization|
|Community Approaches within Health Psychology|
|Illness Experience and Health Care|
|Lay Representations of Illness|
|Illness and Personality|
|Medicine-Taking: Adherence and Resistance|
|Cancer and Chronic Diseases|
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