Course Adoption Books on Health Psychology
- Adaptation to Changing Health
This book examines response shift in quality of life, including theoretical underpinnings, methodology, and application to treatment outcomes research and medical decision making.
- Animal Research and Human Health
This book demonstrates the interplay between human and animal research that led to significant advances in diverse areas of psychology including anxiety, stress, and disorders.
- Assistive Technology
APA book exploring ways psychologists can use assistive technology to help clients with disabilities best reintegrate into society.
- Body Image, Eating Disorders, and Obesity in Youth
APA published book provides information for clinicians including research, assessment and treatment suggestions on body image disturbances and eating disorders in children and adolescents.
- The Breast Cancer Notebook
This book is a journal for women with breast cancer covering areas such as communicating with one's medical team, dealing with financial and workplace issues, intimate relationships and self-care.
- Clinical Health Psychology and Primary Care
This book offers practical guidance on establishing an integrated primary care health psychology practice.
- Contributions Toward Evidence-Based Psychocardiology
The chapters in this volume are based on a systematic meta-analysis of the international literature by 40 German scientists who convened to evaluate the research and discarded all but the highest quality data on psychological aspects of coronary heart disease.
- Couples Coping With Stress
This book presents an in-depth look at original research on how couples cope with stress, including acute and chronic stress, stresses within and outside of the family, and stress caused by physical and mental illnesses
- The Dependent Patient
This book presents an integrated, empirically based framework for diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of dependent psychotherapy patients.
- Empirically Based Play Interventions for Children
This book is a compilation of innovative, well-designed play interventions, presented for the first time in one text.
- Essentials of Clinical Hypnosis
This book was born out of a desire to bridge the gap between research and practice, and to bring hypnosis into the mainstream of science-based clinical psychotherapy by introducing a wide readership to the benefits of incorporating hypnotic methods into clinical work.
- Ethics in HIV-Related Psychotherapy
This book offers an overview and decision making model for handling ethical, legal and moral dilemmas for clinicians serving HIV positive clients and for use in graduate ethics courses.
- Exacting Beauty
This book provides up-to-date coverage of how psychology grapples with the troubling relationship between psychological health and body image.
- Exploring Sport and Exercise Psychology, Second Edition
This APA book provides an indispensable overview of applications, interventions, and practice issues in the field of sport and exercise psychology.
- Genetic Testing for Cancer
This book offers a thorough base of information about genetics, explanations of what is and is not known about cancer genetics, and descriptions of the genetic counseling process.
- Group Psychotherapy for Women With Breast Cancer
This book provides a wealth of information about the group therapy process, discusses the various experiences of breast cancer patients, and supplies tools that both relatively new and seasoned therapists can rely upon.
- Handbook of Bereavement Research
This APA book provides a broad view of diverse approaches to bereavement, examining both normal adaptation and complicated manifestations of grief.
- Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology, Volume 1
The first of three volumes, this book explores the role of behavior and psychology in the development, progression, and treatment of a wide range of medical disorders, discussing in detail the health psychology application based on ninth revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9) diagnostic classification.
- Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology, Volume 2
The second volume of the three-volume Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology focuses on issues that cut across different disease outcomes and the promotion of health.
- Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology, Volume 3
The third and final volume in the Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology series highlights the development of psychology as a health science, identifies psychology's contribution to public health, and successfully integrates psychological theory to better understand the interface of health, psychology, disease, and behavior.
- Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology, Second Edition
Reflecting the ever-expanding scope of rehabilitation psychology, this handbook covers diverse topics such as the clinical conditions most common to rehabilitation psychology, assessment and clinical interventions, neuroimaging, alcohol and substance abuse, vocational rehabilitation, assistive technology for cognitive impairments, ethics, spirituality, and the problems of family caregivers.
- HIV+ Sex
This book illuminates the struggles faced by HIV-positive gay and bisexual men as sexual beings, but also describes the myriad ways in which many of these men are able to celebrate their sexuality.
- Innovative Approaches to Health Psychology
This APA book demonstrates how health psychology has risen to the challenge to find new ways to reach and treat at-risk populations.
- The Inside Story on AIDS
Culled from thousands of questions posed to AIDS telephone hotlines and posted in Web forums, this comprehensive guide offers the most current knowledge from medical and behavioral sciences on prevention and treatment
- Integrating Behavioral and Social Sciences With Public Health
APA book that examines ways that community-based behavioral and social sciences have been applied to major public health concerns such as drug addition, HIV, cancer etc.
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depressed Older Adults
This book is the first clinical book on how to conduct Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) with persons 65 years of age and older.
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
APA book that provides relevant information to successfully treat irritable bowel syndrome including discussion and treatment plans using the three psychotherapeutic modalities shown to be most effective.
- Meaning Reconstruction and the Experience of Loss
This APA book offers new paradigms for approaching loss, based on the tenets that symptoms in the bereaved have meaning and that its reconstruction in response to loss is the central process of grieving.
- Mental Health Care for Urban Indians
This book provides the reader with a basic understanding of the historical impact of colonization, the ensuing results of urban migration and boarding schools, and the effects that these events have had on the Native community.
This book is a compendium of original contributions that focus on new developments and applications for the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI–2), the most widely researched and broadly used personality assessment instrument.
- Nicotine Dependence
This book synthesizes current theoretical and clinical research about nicotine dependence.
- The Pain Survival Guide
This book provides a 10-step program to help improve the lives of those suffering from chronic pain.
- Personality Characteristics of Patients With Pain
This unique APA book presents a comprehensive review of advances in the field of pain and personality and highlights the important future directions of this field.
- Personality-Guided Relational Psychotherapy
This book offers a new biopsychosocial model of therapy that reconciles and integrates several theoretical viewpoints of personality.
- Practicing Psychology in Hospitals and Other Health Care Facilities
The purpose of this consolidated and updated text is to provide information and strategies that will help promote effective utilization of psychologists within hospitals and other health care facilities.
- The Primary Care Consultant
This book surveys innovative programs that integrate health psychology into primary health care in the Department of Defense, VA hospitals, and selected specialty settings, offering a view of the future for psychologists.
- Psychodynamic Perspectives on Sickness and Health
This APA book explores the emotional dynamics of health and illness by combining psychodynamic theory with rigorous empirical study.
- Psychological Assessment in Medical Rehabilitation
This APA book examines the current applications of psychological assessment of adults in the context of physical rehabilitation.
- Psychological Assessment of Adult Posttraumatic States
This updated book presents a detailed, yet practical summary of the major issues and instruments involved in the assessment of posttraumatic disturbance.
- Psychological Interventions in Childhood Chronic Illness
This book is designed to advance scientific understanding of interventions that promote psychological adaptation and adherence to treatment for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions.
- Psychological Treatment of Chronic Illness
This book emphasizes the biopsychosocial perspective and describes a biopsychosocially-oriented treatment approach known as Biopsychosocial Therapy.
- Psychology and the Aging Revolution
This APA book examines the latest theories and research on how aging affects a wide variety of aspects such as memory, social relationships, emotions and mental health.
- The Psychology of Couples and Illness
This APA book, representing the emerging field of the psychology of couples, chronicles the often brave and sometimes painful ways that couples adapt and cope with long-term illness.
- The Psychology of Hate
This ground-breaking book brings together experts on the psychology of hate to present their diverse viewpoints in a single volume.
- The Psychology of Spine Surgery
This comprehensive book covers about the psychosocial and physiological influences affecting spinal surgery—from evaluation to preparation and post-operative rehabilitation.
- Psychosocial Interventions for Cancer
This APA book examines the impact psychologists can have on cancer patients in coping with the disease.
- Psychosocial Issues Near the End of Life
This book provides a model for the important role that psychologists can play in ensuring that end-of-life care balances physical care with psychosocial and spiritual care.
- Rural Behavioral Health Care
This book discusses the needs and resources of the often overlooked individuals who live in rural and frontier areas.
- Schizophrenia in Late Life
This volume presents a uniquely comprehensive picture of the current research about older adults diagnosed with schizophrenia.
- Sexual Orientation and Mental Health
This book explores recent studies on mental health among gay men, lesbians, and bisexual men and women.
- A Spiritual Strategy for Counseling and Psychotherapy, Second Edition
This book shows mental health professionals how to deal sensitively with clients whose spirituality or religion is an integral part of their lives.
- Stress Management Intervention for Women With Breast Cancer: Training Manual & Participant's Workbook
These two books provide a complete clinical framework for health professionals who wish to offer group psychosocial support to breast cancer patients.
- Stress Management Intervention for Women With Breast Cancer
This workbook provides a complete clinical framework for health professionals who wish to offer group psychosocial support to breast cancer patients.
- Treatments That Work With Children
This APA book helps readers assess available treatments for childhood problems that have documented records of success.
- Understanding AIDS
This APA book, first released in 1995, was written to provide mental health professionals with a single source of information on the medical, social, and psychological aspects of HIV-AIDS.
- Women and Victimization
This book is the first book to comprehensively examine and integrate a vast and diverse literature base, drawing from divergent findings to reveal a picture of complexity and of intertwining risk and resilience factors.