* A practical overview of clinical issues related to end-of-life care including grief and bereavement. * Beginning with the physiology of the dying process and its effects on patients and their loved ones, the book addresses the range of psychological interventions that can ease the process for all.
Covering almost every aspect of animal behaviour, this dictionary includes terms from the related fields of ecology, physiology and psychology. The entries are backed up by specific examples, covering various aspects of behaviour, from aggression to courtship. It is useful for students of biology and psychology, naturalists, and bird-watchers.
The stress that children face has never been greater. This title helps teachers equip students with the stress management skills they need for dealing with pressures. It provides teachers with foundational material on the physiology and psychology of stress so that they understand how stress affects health on a long-term basis.
Combative sports, like boxing and the martial arts, have been a mainstay of competitive athletics throughout the history of mankind. Research on these sports has spanned many domains including psychology, sociology, physiology, sports medicine and biomechanics. This book seeks to provide a central outlet for the research on combative sports.
Social psychology is the science that studies individual beliefs, attitudes, and behaviours in settings where other people are present. The focus of social psychology is the individual within the group. As such, it is an ideal venue for studying those forces that change humans - their beliefs, their attitudes, and their behaviours.