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Health Psychology (4 Vol Set)

by John A Weinman SAGE Publications Ltd
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This collection provides a comprehensive and up-to-date synthesis of classic and key publications in the field of Health Psychology. The classic papers are those which have proved to be ground breaking, and have remained highly influential in the discipline long since they were published. The key papers are those, which will provide the reader with a good overview or introduction to a particular area and how it is researched. Thus the collection includes a complementary mix of recent publications and older, classic works, illuminating new directions in the field theoretically and methodologically.

The Major Work consists of 80 papers and is organised into the following four volumes:

Vol. 1 Models

Vol. 2 Concepts

Vol. 3 Methods and Measurements

Vol. 4 Applications in Health, Illness and Healthcare

Across the four volumes, the Editors present a wide range of readings in the discipline, including highly cited theoretical articles, empirical articles, as well as some book chapters that have had great impact in terms of presenting research findings and influencing the key debates in the field. These papers have also been selected on the basis of their international impact.

Each of the volumes opens with an introductory editorial essay by the Editors setting out the rationale behind the selection of papers in terms of their historical, theoretical and empirical importance in the development of the field. The net effect is to provide an integrated account of this rapidly developing and expansive discipline.

Volume One Theoretical Frameworks PART ONE: SOCIAL COGNITION MODELS In Search of How People Change - J O Prochaska, C C DiClemente and J C Norcross Applications to Addictive Behavior Selected Psychosocial Models and Correlates of Individual Health-Related Behaviors - M H Becker et al The Theory of Planned Behavior - I Ajzen Implementation Intentions - Strong Effects of Simple Plans - P M Gollwitzer Self-Efficacy in the Adoption and Maintenance of Health Behaviors - R Schwarzer Theoretical Approaches and a New Model Protection Motivation and Self-Efficacy - A Revised Theory of Fear Appeals and Attitude Change - J E Maddux and R W Rogers PART TWO: SELF-REGULATION MODELS Illness Representations and Coping with Health Threats - H Leventhal, D Nerenz and D J Steele Self-Efficacy - A Bandura Toward a Unifying Theory of Behavioural Change Goals and Confidence as Self-Regulatory Elements Underlying Health and Illness Behavior - M F Scheier and C S Carver Transactional Theory and Research on Emotions and Coping - Richard S Lazarus and Susan Folkman Adjustment to Threatening Events - S E Taylor A Theory of Cognitive Adaptation PART THREE: PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL MODELS Pain Mechanisms - R Melzak and P D Wall A New Theory Beyond Attentional Strategies - D Cioffi A Cognitive Perceptual Model of Symptom Interpretation Neuroendocrine Responses to Social Interaction - J P Henry and P M Stephens Protective and Damaging Effects of Stress Mediators - B McEwen Psychophysiological Bases of Disease - A Steptoe Behaviorally Conditioned Immunosuppression - R Ader and N Cohen PART FOUR: ENVIRONMENT The Environment, the Worker and Illness - R Karasek and T Theorell Psychological and Physiological Linkages Conservation of Resources - S E Hobfoll A New Attempt at Conceptualizing Stress Volume Two: Concepts PART ONE: INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES Optimism, Vulnerability and Self-Beliefs as Health-Related Cognitions - A Systematic Overview - R Schwarzer Conceptualization and Operationalization of Perceived Control - K Wallston Coronary-Prone Behaviors in the Western Collaborative Group Study - M H L Hecker et al The Disease-Prone Personality - A Meta-Analytic View of the Construct - H S Friedman and S Booth-Kewley PART TWO: SOCIAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS Key Evidence for the Importance of Social Support Networks and Health - Berkman Socioeconomic Status and Health - N E Adler et al The Challenge of the Gradient Aging, Natural Death and the Compression of Morbidity - J F Fries Gender and Health - L Verbrugge An Update on Hypotheses and Evidence PART THREE: RESPONSE TO HEALTH THREAT Perception of Risk - P Slovic The Relative Efficacy of Avoidant and Non-Avoidant Coping Strategies - J Suls and B Fletcher A Meta-Analysis Unrealistic Optimism about Susceptibility to Health Problems - N D Weinstein Health Complaints, Stress and Disease - D Watson and J W Pennebaker Exploring the Central Role of Negative Affectivity PART FOUR: HEALTHCARE Health Behaviour, Illness Behaviour and Sick Role Behaviour - S V Kasl and S Cobb Determinants of Three Stages of Delay in Seeking Care at a Medical Clinic - M A Safer et al Placebo Effects in Medicine, Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis - A K Shapiro Adherence to Self-Care Regimens - D C Turk and D Meichenbaum The Patient's Perspective Caregiving as a Risk Factor for Mortality - R Schulz and S R Beach The Caregiver Health Effects Study Satisfaction, Compliance and Communication - P Ley PART FIVE: HEALTH OUTCOMES Conceptual Approaches to the Assessment of Quality of Life - J Browne, H M McGee and C A O'Boyle Behavior as the Central Outcome in Health Care - R M Kaplan Disability as Behavior - M Johnston, D Bonetti and B Pollard Models of Measurement and Explanation Positive Psychological States and Coping with Severe Stress - S Folkman Volume Three Methods and Measurement PART ONE: RESEARCH DESIGN AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS 'Inclined Abstainers' - S Orbell and P Sheeran A Problem for Predicting Health-Related Behaviour Predicting and Explaining Intentions and Behaviour - S Sutton How Well Are We Doing? Strategies for Analyzing Ecological Momentary Assessment Data - J E Schwartz and A A Stone Dilemmas in Qualitative Health Research - L Yardley PART TWO: HEALTH-RELATED BEHAVIOUR A Simple Method to Assess Behaviour in the Community - G Godin and R J Shepherd Dietary Intervention in Primary Care - L Roe et al Validity of the DINE Method for Diet Assessment Outcome Criteria in Smoking Cessation Trials - R West et al Proposal for a Common Standard PART THREE: STRESS AND COPING The Social Readjustment Rating Scale - T H Holmes and R H Rahe The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale - A S Zigmond and R P Snaith Assessing Coping Strategies - C S Carver, M F Scheier and J K Weintraub A Theoretically Based Approach PART FOUR: HEALTH AND ILLNESS COGNITIONS The Illness Perception Questionnaire - J Weinman et al A New Method for Assessing the Cognitive Representation of Illness The McGill Pain Questionnaire - R Melzack Major Properties and Scoring Methods Development of the Multidimensional Health Locus of Control (MHLC) Scales - K A Wallston, B S Wallston and R DeVillis PART FIVE: HEALTHCARE Patients' Intentions in Primary Care - P Salmon and J Quine Measurement and Preliminary Investigation The Physician-Patient Relationship - D Roter et al Communication Patterns of Primary Care Physicians The Medical Interview Satisfaction Scale - M H Wolf et al Development of a Scale to Measure Patient Perceptions of Physician Behavior PART SIX: HEALTH STATUS/QUALITY OF LIFE Self-Assessed Health and Mortality - E I Idler A Review of Studies The MOS 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) - J E Ware and C D Sherbourne Conceptual Framework and Item Selection Sickness Impact Profile - A F De Bruin et al The State of the Art of a Generic Functional Status Measure Volume Four Applications in Health, Illness and Health Care PART ONE: PSYCHOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIOURAL INFLUENCES ON HEALTH The Alameda Study - 25 Years Later - C A Schoenborn Mortality in Relation to Smoking - R Doll et al 40 Years of Observations on Male British Doctors Negative Life Events, Perceived Stress, Negative Affect and Susceptibility to the Common Cold - S Cohen, D A Tyrrell and A P Smith Can Lifestyle Changes Reverse Coronary Heart Disease? The Lifestyle Heart Trial - D Ornish et al Pessimistic Explanatory Style is a Risk Factor for Physical Illness - C Peterson, M E Seligman and G E Vaillant A 35-Year Longitudinal Study 22-Year Trends in Coronary Risk Factors in North Karelia and Other Areas of Finland - E Vartiainen et al The Relationship between Socioeconomic Status, Hostility and Blood Pressure Reactions to Mental Stress in Men - D Carroll et al Data from the Whitehall II Study PART TWO: PSYCHOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIOURAL INFLUENCES ON ILLNESS Depression Following Myocardial Infarction - N Frasure-Smith, F Lesperance and M Talajic Impact on Six-Month Survival Arthritis Self-Management Studies - K Lorig and Holman A 12-Year Review How Coping Mediates the Effect of Optimism on Distress - C S Carver et al A Study of Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer Changing Illness Perceptions after Myocardial Infarction - K J Petrie et al An Early Intervention Randomized Controlled Trial An Application of Behavior Modification Techniques to a Problem of Chronic Pain - Fordyce Effect of Psychosocial Treatment on Survival of Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer - D Spiegel et al Alteration of Type A Behavior and Its Effect on Cardiac Recurrences in Post-Myocardial Infarction Patients - M Friedman et al Summary of Results of the Recurrent Coronary Prevention Project Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus by Changes in Lifestyle among Subjects with Impaired Glucose Tolerance - J Tuomilehto et al PART THREE: PSYCHOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIOURAL INFLUENCES ON HEALTH CARE What Benefits Can Psychological Preparation for Surgery Achieve? - M Johnston and C Vogele Effective Physician-Patient Communication and Health Outcomes - M A Stewart A Review The Effect of Choice and Enhanced Personal Responsibility for the Aged - E J Langer and J Rodin Difference between Patients' and Doctors' Interpretations of Some Common Medical Terms - C M Boyle Expanding Patient Involvement in Care - Greenfield, Kaplan and Ware Effects on Patient Outcomes Consultation Skills of Young Doctors - P Maguire et al Benefits of Feedback Training in Interviewing as Students Persist Health Psychology and Uptake of Preventive Health Services - S Orbell and P Sheeran A Review of 30 Years' Research on Cervical Screening

John Weinman is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, London. Marie Johnston is a Professor in the School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen. Dr Gerry Malloy is a Research Fellow in the School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen.