Health Psychology

Ogden, Jane

Published by Open University Press, 2007
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Synopsis: 'This fourth edition incorporates a number of substantive new topics, including a new chapter on women's health, as well as opportunities for the reader to critically examine key conceptual and methodological issues within each chapter. It remains clearly written and highly accessible and still deserves its place as the number one choice of health psychology textbook' - John Weinman, King's College, London. The market leading textbook in the field, "Health Psychology" by Jane Ogden is essential reading for all students and researchers of health psychology. It will also be invaluable to students of medicine, nursing and allied health. Retaining the breadth of coverage, clarity and relevance that has made it a favourite with students and lecturers, this fourth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated.Features new to this edition are: new chapter on women's health issues, exploring recent research into pregnancy, miscarriage, birth, menopause and related areas; new "Problems" boxes that analyse health psychology research and identify the shortcomings and limitations of research in the area; and, updated "Focus on Research" examples which introduce you to contemporary topics and emerging areas for research in health psychology, including exercise, smoking and pain. The new edition includes new data, graphs and further reading plus suggestions about where you can access the most recent publications and other data. The OLC hosts web links and multiple choice questions for students, plus supporting teaching resources including teaching tips and PowerPoint presentations for lecturers. Interested in accessing more research readings? "Essential Readings in Health Psychology" by Jane Ogden is a new collection of key papers brought together for the first time in one volume which complements "Health Psychology: A Textbook 4/E" and offers more detailed accounts of the issues covered in this text.

About the Author: Jane Ogden is Professor in Health Psychology at the University of Surrey, UK. Her research explores aspects of health including obesity and eating behaviour, communication in the consultation, and women's health issues. She has a distinguished track record in the field, having established a successful course in health psychology and taught at several leading institutions. Jane is the author of five books and has published over 100 research papers.

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Title: Health Psychology
Publisher: Open University Press
Publication Date: 2007
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