Health Psychology by David F. Marks
Theory, Research and Practice

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This Second Edition of the critically acclaimed, best-selling textbook retains all of the features of the first but with greater coverage and pedagogic focus than before. All chapters from the original edition have been substantially rewritten with the aim of greater clarity and provide updates of the latest research. Five new chapters have been added to reflect the expansion of health psychology and its increasing relevance to the world of health care.
 

About David F. Marks

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DAVID F. MARKS served as Head of the School of Psychology at Middlesex Polytechnic, and as Head of the Department of Psychology at City University, London, UK.  Previously David held positions at the University of Sheffield, UK, and at the University of Otago, New Zealand. His other books include The Psychology of the Psychic (1980, with R. Kammann), Theories of Image Formation (1986), Imagery: Current Developments (1990, with J.T.E. Richardson and P. Hampson), The Quit For Life Programme: An Easier Way to Stop Smoking and Not Start Again (1993), Improving the Health of the Nation (1996, with C. Francome), Dealing With Dementia: Recent European Research (2000, with C.M. Sykes), The Psychology of the Psychic (Revised Edition) (2000), The Health Psychology Reader (2002), Research Methods for Clinical and Health Psychology (2004, with L. Yardley), and Overcoming Your Smoking Habit (2005). David is the Editor of the Journal of Health Psychology and Health Psychology Open. BRIAN EVANS is a Visiting Lecturer at Middlesex University, UK, having previously served there as programme leader of the MSc degree in Health Psychology. Brian has also held positions at City University and the University of Sussex, UK, and at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. He is interested in the analysis of psychological research and theory in its socio-political context and his previous publications include IQ and Mental Testing: An Unnatural Science and Its Social History (1981, with B. Waites). Brian is an Editorial Board member of the Journal of Health Psychology.
 
Published July 12, 2005 by SAGE Publications Ltd. 496 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction
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