This selection of in-depth, critical and comprehensive chapters on topical issues in applied health psychology features the work of key researchers and practitioners in the Australasian health system and deals with both theoretical and methodological aspects of the subject.
Practicing psychologists and professional graduate students will find this classic guide invaluable in developing specialized expertise in clinical health psychology. The authors, thirty-year veterans in the field, provide an overview of the roles and functions of clinical health psychologists as well as the education, training, personal, and professional issues involved.
The series summarizes state-of-the-art research and practice in the field of occupational health psychology. Volume 2 presents the most important and influential research series in the rapidly growing field of occupational health psychology.
Biller integrates research about exercise, nutrition, and health within an applied developmental psychological framework. Readers are presented with ways of making fitness an enjoyable and positive force in their daily lives.
This book extends the ongoing discussion on critical approaches within clinical and health psychology. In particular, it emphasizes the need to consider the importance of social and cultural factors in understanding health, illness and disability.