'Are you looking for a one-stop resource on health psychology? This is it. Assessment, interventions, behavior, coping, development, and prevention efforts are all comprehensively covered. Aimed at a diverse professional audience, this content provides a sophisticated, international perspective on the emerging field that lies at the intersection of psychology, health, and medicine.'
Karina W. Davidson - Columbia University Medical Center
'As a physician, it is clear that successful treatment involves not only prescribing appropriate medicines but also dealing with the psychological aspects of patients’ illness. This requires understanding how patients cope with their disease but also how their perceptions alter the physical manifestations and consequently their quality of life. This excellent book deals with these issues in an authoritative way, and is a must read for health psychologists or for anyone involved in delivering clinical care to patients.'
Albert Ferro - King’s College London
'It provides a readily accessible compendium of up-to-date knowledge on the psychological and social aspects of a wide variety of health care scenarios … Each entry contains a brief overview of current knowledge and is accompanied by abundant citations to relevant literature …'
D. S. Dunn
'This third edition of the Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine provides a readily accessible compendium of up-to-date knowledge on the psychological and social aspects of a wide variety of health care scenarios. The book will appeal to medical and mental health professionals at all levels, including doctors and nurses, scholars and researchers, educators, and students of health care issues.'
D. S. Dunn