By Rohleder, Poul
Giving a clear and thought-provoking introduction to the critical issues related to health, illness and disability in clinical and health psychology, this book challenges some of the preconceptions of ill health of the biomedical approach and explores how health and illness is of...ten shaped by factors such as culture, poverty, gender and sexuality. It examines how these influences impact on the experience and treatment of physical and mental illness as well as disability. Students are introduced to literature from disciplines other than psychology to provide multiple perspectives on these complex issues.Read more
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Poul Rohleder is a Reader in clinical and health psychology and Academic Tutor on the Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of East London, UK. He is predominantly a qualitative researcher, whose research interests focus mostly on psychosocial aspects of HIV and sexual health, disability and sexual health, mental health and sexuality. He has published widely in these areas
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