The 2 nd Edition of Catherine Sanderson's Health Psychology targets the mainstream health psychology market and offers a broad appeal through its narrative that is both challenging for psychology majors and accessible to non-majors.
This book provides current and relevant information while providing a foundation in scientific research and critical and analytical thinking.
The book emphasizes practical and real-world issues.
Additionally, this text includes a focus on current ethical issues in health; expanded coverage of international health; increased emphasis on critical thinking and analysis; coverage of specific topics such as complementary and alternative medicine, accidents as a cause of death, and the role of ethnicity and gender in influencing health behavior; an emphasis on practical information; and updated coverage of all material which is particularly important in the field of health psychology given the dramatic advances in knowledge about the factors that influence physical well-being during the last five years.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 720 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Publication Date: 27/03/2012
- Category: Psychology
- ISBN: 9780470129159