Health Psychology (häftad)
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Health Psychology (häftad)

Health Psychology

Häftad,  Engelska, 2023-04-03
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Health Psychology is essential reading for all students and researchers of health psychology. Organized into four sections, the 7th edition is structured with a clear emphasis on theory and evidence throughout. 

With renewed focus on thinking critically about health psychology, Ogdens revised edition maintains its accessible style and broad coverage. Each chapter features rich examples to empower students to expand their understanding of this dynamic psychological sub-discipline.

Health Psychology
comes with an Online Learning Centre created to support course delivery. This site boasts:
 multiple choice questions for knowledge checks
Suggested essay questions to supplement in-class or homework activities
PowerPoint presentations to aid with structuring your module

within the book you will also find a range of pedagogic features designed to engage students including:
For Discussion boxes
End of Chapter questions
Thinking Critically sections in each chapter
Suggestions for Further Reading

These features will encourage debate and critical thinking in turn contributing to deeper understanding and improved course outcomes.

Updated to include sections on LGBTQ+ health and to reflect the most recent research studies and their implications for practice, Ogdens new edition takes a rigorous approach that highlights the role that psychology plays in all aspects of physical health.

jane ogden is a Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Surrey, UK and has been researching and writing about eating behaviour and weight management for nearly 30 years. Her research interests include obesity management, aspects of womens health and communication in healthcare. 
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Jane Ogden is Professor in Health Psychology at the University of Surrey, UK. Her research explores aspects of health including obesity and eating behaviour, communication in the consultation, and women's health issues. She has a distinguished track record in the field, having established a successful course in health psychology and taught at several leading institutions. Jane is the author of five books and has published over 100 research papers.


Table of Contents:

1. Introduction to health psychology: Theories and Methods

2. Health beliefs

3. Addictive behaviours: Smoking and alcohol and other addictions   

4. Eating behaviour

5. Exercise

6. Sex 

7. Changing health behaviours

8. Illness cognitions

9. Accessing health care

10. Stress and Illness

11. Pain and the placebo effect        

12. Chronic illness: HIV and cancer

13. Chronic illness: Obesity and coronary heart disease

14. health status and quality of life

15. Gender and Health Issues