Key Concepts in Health Psychology
- Ian Albery - South Bank University, UK
- Marcus Munafo - University of Bristol, UK
Key Concepts in Health Psychology provides a `one stop' analysis of key issues, theories, models and methods in contemporary health psychology. It enables the reader to engage with a full range of approaches and methods in the field, and importantly to be able to appreciate the relationships between these.
'...the book serves as a 'one stop' comprehensive and conceptual analysis of key issues in contemporary health psychology...readers will find it easy to master the key concepts in a short time and this assists readers to further explore the advanced issues and problems in health psychology. All in all, Key Concepts in Health psychology is an excellent health psychology textbook'
Psychology: Learning & Teaching
this book provides a comprehensive yet accessible introduction to health psychology. Encompassing the biological and psychosocial elements, I recommend this text not just for psychology undergraduates, but all allied health programmes. I am using this resource for undergraduate physiotherapy and speech and language therapy students
This is a good introductory book which is well laid out and easy to read.
Gives solid basis for course
Excellent up to date book with relevant issues that can be used for debates or research topics for all psychology students interested in health psychology.
The book coveres interesting aspects of health psychology and is easy to read and very informative.Outstanding book.
We have reccomended this book for our MSc in Addiction Studies. It provides an important context to the addiction-specific material that our students receive.
We have recomended this text as a resource on health psychology for this distance education addictions masters.
The book is very clear and friendly user. Key concepts are covered and some challenging theories are included.
I highly recommended this book, Dr Alberto Corizzo
Chapter 8 offers a good introduction into acute and chronic pain. It is note detailed enough for the purpose of our teaching module though.
"Key Concepts in Health Psychology" is a highly relevant book offering up-to-date academic theories and a good overview over the field of health psychology.