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Critical Health Psychology (2nd Edition)

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What is critical health psychology? How is it changing the way we think about topics like ageing, the community and gender? What can it tell us about our understanding of health and illness?

The second edition of this highly...

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What is critical health psychology? How is it changing the way we think about topics like ageing, the community and gender? What can it tell us about our understanding of health and illness? The second edition of this highly regarded text has been thoroughly updated to take accountof the changes in the field over the last decade. It includes new chapters on ageing and health, critical disability studies and critical anthropology, and it features contributions from world leading researchers. Examining the debates and disputes that lie at the heart of health psychology, this newedition offers a refreshing critical perspective. It is invaluable reading for students of healthpsychology, critical psychology and community psychology.

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Second edition of a highly regarded critical health psychology text, featuring contributions from key figures in the field

Updated to take account of the latest debates in health psychology, and featuring new chapters on critical disability studies, critical anthropology and ageing

Revamped pedagogical framework to better suit teaching needs

Introducing Critical Health Psychology; Michael Murray
PART I: CONSTRUCTING AND EXPERIENCING HEALTH AND ILLNESS
1. A Critical History of Health Psychology and its Relationship to Biomedicine; Henderikus J. Stam
2. The Need for an "Embodied-Societal-Psychological" (ESP) Model of Illness Experience; Marie Santiago Delefosse
3. Health and Illness: A Hermeneutical Phenomenological Approach; Robert Kugelmann
4. Suffering; Alan RadleyPART II: HEALTH AND ILLNESS IN CONTEXT
5. Deconstructing and Addressing Health Disparities to Build Health Equity; Magdalene Szaflarski and Lisa M. Vaughn
6. Gender and Sexuality Issues in Health Psychology: Challenges from Feminist and Queer Perspectives; Katherine Johnson
7. Culture, Empowerment and Health; Malcolm MacLachlan
8. Critical Approaches to Ageing and Health; Christine Stephens
PART III: RESEARCHING HEALTH AND ILLNESS
9. Reflexivity: Fostering Research Quality, Ethicality, Criticality and Creativity; Kerry Chamberlain
10. Qualitative Research as Social Transformation; Uwe Flick
11. Discourse Analysis and Health Psychology; Carla Willig
12. Using Action Research Methodologies to Address Community Health Issues; Mary Brydon-MillerPART IV: PROMOTING HEALTH AND WELLBEING
13. Promoting Health through Narrative Practice; Anneke Sools and Michael Murray
14. Health Psychology and Community Action; Catherine Campbell
15. Critical Disability Studies and Critical Health Psychology: Comrades in Arms?; Dan Goodley and Katherine Runswick Cole
16. Critical Anthropology for Global Health: What Can it Contribute to Critical Public Health?; Mark Nichter and Melanie Medeiros.

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Michael Murray is Professor of Social and Health Psychology at Keele University, UK. He is Associate Editor of Psychology and Health and is on the Editorial Boards of Health Psychology Review and Arts & Health.

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Michael Murray is Professor of Social and Health Psychology at Keele University, UK. He is Associate Editor of Psychology and Health and is on the Editorial Boards of Health Psychology Review and Arts & Health.

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