Health Psychology: Theory, Research and Practice

Health Psychology: Theory, Research and Practice

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Health Psychology students will need to understand how to evaluate and critically-appraise the latest theory and research before it can be applied. This fully-revised and updated fourth edition takes a critical approach and places Health Psychology in a real-world context, enabling students to understand how public policy, theory and research can influence communities and individuals alike.

The new edition includes:

  • A new chapter on diet and obesity
  • Updated material on stress and coping, doctor-patient communication, death, dying, bereavement and quality of life
  • Introductions to the social, political and economic conditions that influence our health
  • Breadth of coverage from social inequality through to chronic illness and screening
  • An enhanced SAGE edge™ companion website (edge.sagepub.com/marks4e) with a suite of features to enhance students′ learning experience.

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