The Health Psychology Reader is designed to complement and support the recent textbook Health Psychology: Theory, Research and Practice by David F. Marks, Michael Murray, Brian Evans and Carla Willig (SAGE, 2000). It can also be used as a stand-alone resource given its didactic nature. The Reader explores key topics within the health psychology field with incisive introductions to each section by the Editor and includes a selection of the most important theoretical and empirical published work.
Critical Approaches to Health Psychology
Because psychology as a discipline sits (some would say uncomfortably) between the biological and the social, its scope is incredibly broad-ranging. Its ‘hardest’, most biological subdisciplines (such as psychopharmacology and psychophysiology) are worlds apart from its ‘softest’ (such as ...