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Medicine and disease in relation to psychology. Terminal care. Dying

  • Mental Well-Beingby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    This book provides a new generation of research into positive mental health, in which scholars are investigating mental health and human development as not merely the absence of illness or dysfunction, but also as the presence of subjective well-being. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Health Psychologyby

    Springer US 2014; US$ 349.00

    From the reviews: "It consists of short articles ? related to health psychology ? . The articles are clear and concise. ? The cross-referencing is good, and each entry has a short bibliography of useful further reading. ? gives a considerable proportion of its space to biographical entries for living health-related psychologists. " (Martin Guha,... more...

  • Reframing Disability and Quality of Lifeby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This text explores quality of life issues among chronically ill or disabled people from across the globe. It considers the lived experience and subjective well being of these people and also addresses the challenges of psychometric measurement and comparison. more...

  • Health and Cognition in Old Ageby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 229.00

    In recent years, the aim of research on aging has shifted from prolonging life to fostering healthy and cognitively robust aging of older people.  In order to improve the quality of life of older people, we need to better understand cognitive aging as well as bodily aging.   Health and Cognition in Old Age assembles the cream of research across... more...

  • Clinica psicologica dell?obesitàby

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 29.95

    Il testo si propone di affrontare il tema dell?obesità e dei disturbi del comportamento alimentare ad essa associati in una prospettiva psicologica che coniuga l?esperienza riabilitativa e di ricerca di psicologi e medici all?interno dell?Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico storicamente impegnato nel trattamento... more...

  • An Integrated View of Health and Well-beingby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    The traditional health system of India, Ayurveda, seeks a balance in individuals among their biology, psychology and environmental demands. This book details how Ayurveda can be integrated in a general, globalized model of health and well-being. more...

  • Health Psychology in Global Perspectiveby Frances E. Aboud

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 85.00

    What do we know about health in other countries? How can we use explanations from health psychology to understand health issues around the world? This volume uses health psychology to compare health issues faced by people in developing and developed countries. Taking a broad social science perspective, Frances E Aboud brings mainstream health psychology... more...

  • Understanding and Changing Health Behaviourby Charles Abraham; Paul Norman; Mark Conner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    The identification of the factors predicting health behaviour has become a major focus of research in the field of health psychology and related disciplines. This awareness not only increases our understanding but also provides important targets for interventions to change health behaviour. Understanding and Changing Health Behaviour focuses on a... more...

  • Evidence-Based Palliative Careby H. H. Abu-Saad

    Wiley 2008; US$ 74.99

    This book describes the current state of the art in the field of palliative care in children and adults. Special emphasis is placed on addressing the efficacy and effectiveness of palliative care models, pain and symptom management, and on measuring quality of life. In addition the book evaluates current research methods in palliative care and suggests... more...

  • Key Concepts in Health Psychologyby Ian Albery; Marcus Munafo

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 46.00

    A `one stop' analysis of key issues, theories, models and methods in contemporary health psychology more...