Advances in Psychological Research on Health Behavior


Changiz Mohiyeddini, PhD, MSc (Editor)
Professor of Personality Psychology and Research Methods, Department of Psychology, University of Roehampton, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London, UK
Professor of Personality Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Research Methods, Webster University Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Series: Psychology Research Progress
BISAC: PSY000000

Written by a distinguished group of international experts, this volume presents a comprehensive summary of the most recent empirical findings on the psychological research on health behavior. It delves into such topics as individual differences in trait rumination and health, an integrated approach to message development and a framework for developing and mobilizing physical activity interventions. Also included is gender related issues in the study of human health and empirical research and a life-span approach for promoting physical activity. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Individual Difference in Trait Rumination and Health
Changiz Mohiyeddini (University of Roehampton, London, UK et al.), Stephanie Bauer (University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany) and Sara LeBlanc (University of Roehampton, London, UK)

Chapter 2. Expressive Writing and Health
Sara LeBlanc (University of Roehampton, London, UK), Stephanie Bauer (University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany) and Changiz Mohiyeddini (University of Roehampton, London, UK)

Chapter 3. Health-Related Behaviour in Patients with Hypochondriasis
Florian Weck and Sonja Rohrmann (Department of Psychology, Goethe-University of Frankfurt, Germany)

Chapter 4. Experimental, Observational Design As an Important Method to Identify the Underlying Mechanisms of the Impact of Peer Influence on Smoking
Zeena Harakeh (Interdisciplinary Social Science, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Chapter 5. Schema Therapy – An Innovative Emotion Focused Psychotherapy Model
Neele Reiss and Sonja Rohrmann (Goethe University Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany)


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