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.
Unraveling the Mystery of Health: How People Manage Stress and Stay Well
In 1970 a very concrete experience occurred which led to a fundamental turning point in my work as a medical sociologist. I was in the midst of analysis of the ...