Handbook of Personality and Health
Copyright © 2006 John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Editor(s): Margarete E. Vollrath
Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
Print ISBN: 9780470021347
Online ISBN: 9780470713860
About this Book
There has been a recent resurgence of interest in personality psychology and its applications. This book is organised in three parts: personality and health outcomes; mechanisms relating personality and health; personality specific prevention and intervention. It covers child and adolescence health behaviour as well as that of adults and integrates new developments within personality psychology (such as neurophysiology and temperamental traits) with health psychology and examines major health outcomes such as disease, the mechanisms between these outcomes and personality, and prevention and intervention programmes.