Health Psychology, 5/e by Shelley Taylor, one of the foremost researchers in health psychology, has been thoroughly revised to incorporate the latest research findings in the field. This edition offers a new design, increased pedagogy and a more concise presentation. The result is a text that conveys the increasing sophistication and complexity of the field in a manner that is accessible and exciting to undergraduates. The flexible organization and emphasis of many relevant areas of psychology make Health Psychology, 5e appropriate for courses in Health Psychology, Health and Human Behavior, and allied health and pre-med/pharmacy programs. The text takes a social psychological perspective that provides clear explanations of biological, psychological and social factors in health issues reinforced with case that illustrate important points. A variety of theoretical perspectives are incorporated as they relate to particular health problems.
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Shelley E. Taylor is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her Ph.D. in social psychology from Yale University. After a visiting professorship at Yale and assistant and associate professorships at Harvard University, she joined the faculty of UCLA in 1979. Her research interests are in health psychology, especially the factors that promote long-term psychological adjustment, and in social cognition. In the former capacity, she is the codirector of the Health Psychology program at UCLA. Professor Taylor is the recipient of a number of awards, most notably the American Psychological Association's Distinguished Scientific Contribution to Psychology Award, a 10-year Research Scientist Development Award from the National Institute of Mental Health, and an Outstanding Scientific Contribution Award in Health Psychology. She is the author of more than 200 publications in journals and books and is also the author of Social Cognition, Positive Illusions, and The Tending Instinct.
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