International Review of Health Psychology

S Maes, H Leventhal, Marie Johnston

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The aim of this annual series on health psychology is to provide practitioners, lecturers, graduate students and researchers working in the field of health psychology and related disciplines with a stimulating and useful overview of the field. Review type chapters covering the following areas of health psychology will be published: general concepts and methodology; health behaviour and health promotion; illness behaviour and health care; practical and professional issues. This second volume contains contributions from different parts of the world on "Use of Meta-Analysis in Health Psychology", "Illness Cognition", "Mood Effects of Exercise Versus Sports Games: Findings and Implications for Well-being and Health", "The Alameda Study—25 Years Later", " Primary and Secondary Prevention of Cancer: Opportunities for Behavioural Scientists" "Health-related Screening: Psychological Predictors of Uptake and Impact", "Psychological Aspects of Diabetes in Adults", " Effects of Asthma Patient Education upon Psychological and Behavioural Outcomes", and "Health Psychology in the USA". The selection of topics for this second volume continues to represent the international perspective of this series.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationChichester
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Number of pages246
ISBN (Print)0471938262, 978-0471938262
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1993

Publication series

NameInternational Review of Health Psychology
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons


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