Search Results for "health-psychology-palgrave-insights-in-psychology-series"

Health Psychology

Health Psychology

  • Author: Karen Rodham
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 0230364837
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 200
  • View: 710
DOWNLOAD NOW »
Why is having a good diet and getting plenty of exercise so important for our health? How do we know that smoking is bad for us? In this illuminating introduction, Rodham unpacks the relationship between our behaviour and health, exploring the principal areas that concern health psychologists, including health promotion, policy and specific issues such as eating behaviour and stress. Whatever your level of study, this overview of health psychology will help you get to grips with the main issues and allow you to push your understanding further.

Health Psychology

Health Psychology

A Critical Introduction

  • Author: Antonia C. Lyons
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1352002558
  • Category: Attitude to health
  • Page: N.A
  • View: 2737
DOWNLOAD NOW »

Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology

  • Author: Adrian J. Scott
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 0230364764
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 256
  • View: 3518
DOWNLOAD NOW »
This introduction shows the reader how much forensic psychology informs us about every step of the criminal process. From biological, social and cognitive theories of crime to eyewitness testimony and the penal system, this is essential reading for students seeking a deeper understanding of the key topics.

Developmental Psychology

Developmental Psychology

  • Author: Amanda Ludlow,Roberto Gutierrez
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137325011
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 204
  • View: 9891
DOWNLOAD NOW »
This accessible introduction to developmental psychology examines how children develop, from language development to social learning and the development of emotion. Comprehensive and engaging, it is the ideal introduction for A-level and undergraduate students, and for anyone interested in learning more about development in childhood.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • Author: Graham Davey,Suzanne Dash,Frances Meeten
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137308699
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 224
  • View: 5067
DOWNLOAD NOW »
Obsessive compulsive disorder is a disabling and distressing mental health problem. This accessible introduction examines OCD's causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, and is richly illustrated with case studies, making it engaging reading for anyone wishing to understand this complex mental health problem.

The Psychology of Relationships

The Psychology of Relationships

  • Author: Julia Willerton
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 0230364756
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 200
  • View: 9749
DOWNLOAD NOW »
Relationships are central to our lives, influencing our health, sense of identity and happiness. In this accessible introduction, Willerton looks at how we develop and maintain relationships, piecing together insights that span health, social interaction, evolutionary origins and developmental psychology. Whatever your level of study or interest, this engaging discussion reveals how psychology can enhance your understanding of personal relationships.

Phobias

Phobias

  • Author: Heather Buchanan,Neil Coulson
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 0230363709
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 184
  • View: 9925
DOWNLOAD NOW »
Anxiety is a natural part of life – but what happens when everyday anxieties start to dominate our lives, or when we become overwhelmingly anxious about a particular object or situation? In this friendly and engaging introduction, the authors consider these questions by discussing a range of specific and social phobias, along with their symptoms, effects and treatment. Whatever your level of study, this book will help you to develop your understanding of phobias, why they develop and the effectiveness of different treatments.

Early Childhood Studies

Early Childhood Studies

Principles and Practice

  • Author: Jane Johnston,Lindy Nahmad-Williams,Ruby Oates,Val Wood
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317200977
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 574
  • View: 1922
DOWNLOAD NOW »
This fully updated new edition offers a comprehensive, accessible, yet rigorous introduction to the study of Early Childhood that will will add value to any Early Childhood Studies course at both foundation and degree level. Addressing both care and education in the Early Years, the book considers a range of multi-disciplinary aspects of Early Childhood; including health, social, educational, psychological and sociological perspectives. Early Childhood Studies engages the reader by providing real-world examples that underpin theoretical perspectives and bring examples to life, while encouraging practitioners to engage in reflective practice by considering their own similar experiences. Key features include: Engaging activities and case studies that bring theory to life Cutting-edge research Practical tasks and advice with points for further reading End of chapter summaries, Reflective Tasks and Study Skills boxes in each chapter Full colour illustrations throughout This core introductory textbook is an indispensable resource for Early Years’ students and professionals, whatever their level of expertise or experience.

Depression

Depression

  • Author: Chris Irons
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 113731138X
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 244
  • View: 6723
DOWNLOAD NOW »
It has been estimated that depression may affect 12-18% of people at some point during their lifetime. This accessible introduction covers the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of clinical depression, and is engaging reading for anyone wishing to understand this complex mental health problem.

Qualitative Research in Clinical and Health Psychology

Qualitative Research in Clinical and Health Psychology

  • Author: Poul Rohleder,Antonia C. Lyons
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137291052
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 344
  • View: 3087
DOWNLOAD NOW »
Why are qualitative methods so important to clinical and health psychology research? How do you decide which methods to use? Can you successfully combine qualitative and quantitative methods? Qualitative Research in Clinical and Health Psychology: - Features contributions from world-leading experts in the field; - Includes chapters on issues, methodologies and methods often overlooked in qualitative research books, including psychoanalytic methods and discussions of culture and language; - Uses a wealth of examples from research projects to show you how to apply the theory to real research. This comprehensive textbook is the ideal guide for anybody who wishes to develop their understanding of qualitative methods and to learn how to apply them in clinical and health psychology.