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Description - Critical Health Psychology by Michael Murray

This work provides an introduction to key theoretical and methodological issues in developing a critical health psychology. It considers alternatives to the positivist assumptions underlying traditional health psychology, and proposes a reconstructed discipline that on the one hand delves into the experience of health and illness, and on the other engages with the social and political aspects of the subject. Containing carefully edited contributions from key thinkers in the field, it provides a coherent critique of mainstream health psychology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333990339
ISBN-10: 0333990331
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 159mm x 19mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 13-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael Murray

MICHAEL MURRAY is Professor of Social and Health Psychology at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. Associate Editor for the Journal of Health Psychology, he has also edited a book on Qualitative Health Psychology, and co-authored Health Psychology: Theory, Research and Practice. In 1999 he convened the First International Conference on Critical and Qualitative Approaches to Health Psychology, and is co-ordinator for the Critical Health Psychology Network.

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