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'...the book proved to be interesting and helpful in its illustration of approaches and ways of understanding distress and difficulty'
This book extends the ongoing discussion on critical approaches within clinical and health psychology. In particular, it emphasises the need to consider the importance of social and cultural factors in understanding health, illness and disability. With detailed examination of a wide range of empirical studies it demonstrates the vibrancy of contemporary critical psychological researchMichael MurrayKeele University
This textbook is easy to read, informative and enables students to grasp the material that will improve their practice. The focus on culture and society brings together both psychological and social perspectives.
covers all relevant issues and is nicely balanced between health and clinical issues
A very good accompanyment to key reading for Social Workers. One to have on the shelves.
Useful supplementary reading for students. I particularly enjoyed the section on Gender and this was covered in greater depth than in other course texts.
This has been an excellent supplementary text for both graduate and undergraduate health psychology courses.
Good book. Covers useful issues, providing good background reading for nursing students
This is an extremely good text that presents a complexity of relevant information in a condensed, student friendly format
Not relevant to the sylabus for first year foundation degree. More suitable for health promotion subjects.
This is a good resource to supplement the care foundation degree programme. Good background reading.
A good background volume for the childhood studies 'Health Trends' module.
Useful and accessable text. Some excellent analysis and discussion opportunities to be drawn for the extended discussions around health/ ill health perspectives and preconceptiuons highlighted in the texts. Health psychology considered and critiqued.
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