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The Psychology of Unhealthy Lifestyles

Kathr Thirlaway

The Psychology of Unhealthy Lifestyles

Theory and Interventions for Health Promotion

by Kathr Thirlaway

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Nursing - General,
  • Medical / Nursing / General,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Psychology,
  • Health/Fitness

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10205532M
    ISBN 100415416620
    ISBN 109780415416627


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However, despite decades of health promotion, there has been no significant difference to lifestyles and instead there are rising levels of inactivity and obesity. The Psychology of Lifestyle addresses the role psychology can play in reversing the trend of deleterious lifestyle choices.

It considers the common characteristics of lifestyle behaviours and reflects on how we can inform and improve interventions to promote healthy : Paperback.

The Psychology of Lifestyle addresses the role psychology can play in reversing the trend of deleterious lifestyle choices. It considers the common characteristics of lifestyle behaviours and reflects on how we can inform and improve interventions to promote healthy lifestyles.

He published on a variety of topics, including risk perception, environmental concern, unhealthy eating, travel mode choice, values, self-esteem, body image, worrying, mindfulness, impulsive buying, behaviour change, and sustainable lifestyles. He served as an associate editor of the British Journal of Social Psychology and Psychology and Health.

The psychology of lifestyle addresses the role psychology can play in reversing the trend of deleterious lifestyle choices. It considers the common characteristics of lifestyle behaviors and reflects on how we can inform and improve interventions to promote healthy lifestyles.

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