Meny
 

The Routledge International Handbook of Psychobiology

Philip N. Murphy (Redaktør)

The Routledge International Handbook of Psychobiology provides authoritative, cutting-edge research across the range of areas that fall under the umbrella of psychobiology. The handbook comprises 30 chapters which are organized into seven sections: the physical environment; how psychobiological processes regulate how we respond and cope; stress and anxiety; managing and enhancing mood and cognition; substance use and misuse; sleep; and psychobiology and human development. Les mer
Vår pris
540,-

(Paperback) Fri frakt!
Leveringstid: Ikke i salg

Paperback
Paperback
Vår pris: 540,-

(Paperback) Fri frakt!
Leveringstid: Ikke i salg

Om boka

The Routledge International Handbook of Psychobiology provides authoritative, cutting-edge research across the range of areas that fall under the umbrella of psychobiology. The handbook comprises 30 chapters which are organized into seven sections: the physical environment; how psychobiological processes regulate how we respond and cope; stress and anxiety; managing and enhancing mood and cognition; substance use and misuse; sleep; and psychobiology and human development. Each of the chapters is authored by experienced and active researchers in their field who provide authoritative reviews of the latest developments in psychobiology.


It is essential reading for both established researchers in the field of psychobiology, as well as advanced students wishing to learn more about both the historical foundations and latest developments in this rapidly growing field.

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

Contents


Section One Introduction


Chapter 1. What is psychobiology?


Philip N. Murphy





Section Two The physical environment: how psychobiological processes regulate how we respond and cope.


Chapter 2. The psychobiology of wound healing


Jessica Walburn, Kavita Vedhara and John Weinman





Chapter 3. Fighting for our lives: The psychobiology of surviving an emergency


Sarita Robinson and John Leach





Chapter 4. The sense of smell in relation to our affective states and wellbeing


C. Licon, C. Manesse, C. Rouby and M. Bensafi





Chapter 5. Are there hidden dangers to mobile phones use? A psychobiological perspective


Rodney J. Croft, Giuseppe Curcio, and Sarah P. Loughran





Chapter 6. Psychological and neurobiological processes in coping with pain: The role of social interactions


Charlotte Krahe and Aikaterini Fotopoulou








Section Three Stress and anxiety





Chapter 7. Hormonal measurement in psychobiological research


Angela Clow, Frank Hucklebridge and Nina Smyth





Chapter 8. Techniques for inducing stress: problems and opportunities


Olivia Craw, Michael A Smith, Mark A Wetherell





Chapter 9. Corticotrophin-releasing factor (CRF) processes in acute and chronic anxiety


Paula S. M. Yamashita, James E. Hassell, Jr., & Christopher A. Lowry





Chapter 10. MDMA assisted psychotherapy: A psychobiological analysis and critique


A.C. Parrott





Chapter 11. Effects of stress and cortisol on eating behaviour in children and adolescents


Daryl B. O'Connor





Section Four Managing and enhancing cognition and mood


Chapter 12. Essential oils and aromas which affect mood and cognition


Edward J. Okello and Melanie-Jayne R. Howes





Chapter 13. The role of glucose in supporting cognition and mood regulation


Andrew Scholey, Riccarda Peters, Carlee Cleeland and David White





Chapter 14. Your fatty brain: The role of DHA in cognition across the lifespan


Philippa A. Jackson





Chapter 15. The Psychobiology of the behavioural effects of caffeine


Andrew P. Smith





Chapter 16. The effects of polyphenols on cognition: how mechanisms pertaining to cardiovascular health relate to improved neurocognitive function


Emma Wightman and David Kennedy





Chapter 17. The psychobiology underlying swearing and taboo language


Richard Stephens








Section Five Substance use and misuse





Chapter 18. The contribution of animal models to our understanding of addictive processes


Susan Schenk





Chapter 19. Some psychobiological implications of cannabis use


Philip N. Murphy





Chapter 20. What is the evidence for psychobiological harm from the use of 'ecstasy' (MDMA)?


C.A. Roberts and C. Montgomery





Chapter 21. Social drinking: current findings on acute and chronic effects upon sleep disturbance and brain activity in adolescents and young adults


Christian L. Nicholas, Caitlyn G. Gourlay, and Julia K. M. Chan





Section Six Sleep


Chapter 22. Sleep Research Recording Methods


Hawley E. Montgomery-Downs





Chapter 23. Psychobiology of insomnia


Ximena Omlin, Kai Spiegelhalder, Leonie Maurer and Simon D. Kyle





Chapter 24. The neurobiology of sleep


Roman Rutka, Sonia Pellissier and Pascal Hot


Chapter 25. The cognitive and neurobiological effects of Obstructive Sleep Apnea


Melinda L. Jackson and Rachel Schembri





Chapter 26. EEG changes between sleeping and wake: characteristics and neural generation


Julia K. M. Chan and Christian L. Nicholas








Section Seven Psychobiology and human development





Chapter 27. Psychobiological foundations of early sensory-motor development and implications for neonatal care.


Victoria Dumont, Maryse Delaunay - El Allam, and Nadege Roche-Labarbe





Chapter 28. The Biological Bases of Personality


Gayle Brewer





Chapter 29. Understanding the association between childhood maltreatment and depression from a biological perspective


Georgina M. Hosang





Chapter 30. The role of physical activity and exercise in improving cognition and preventing cognitive decline


Mira Soni, Nils Niederstrasser, Eef Hogervorst





Index





Om forfatteren

Philip N. Murphy is Professor of Psychology at Edge Hill University in Lancashire, United Kingdom, where his research is situated within the Substance Use and Misuse Lab. He has worked professionally in the field of substance use since the early 1980s. His research areas include clinical aspects of treating heroin and cocaine dependence, and the implications for cognitive performance of the use of 'ecstasy' and cannabis.