Preface Changing conceptions of health and illness Determinants of health behaviour: a social psychological analysis Beyond persuasion: the modification of health behaviour Behaviour and health: excessive appetites Behaviour and health: self-protection Stress and health Moderators of the stress-health relationship The role of social psychology in health promotion Glossary References Author index Subject index
Wolfgang Stroebe is Professor of Social, Organizational and Health Psychology at the University of Utrecht. He is scientific director of the Research Institute for Psychology and Health, incorporating the leading health researchers from five Dutch universities. He has previously held academic positions in the United States, England, and Germany. He has been President of the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology and is a Fellow of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology. He is co-editor of the European Review of Social Psychology and has written many scholarly books, chapters and articles on topics in social and health psychology.
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