Health Psychology

Theory, Research and Practice

Welcome to the SAGE edge site for the fourth edition of Health Psychology by Marks, Murray, Evans and Estacio.

SAGE edge for students provides a personalized approach to help you accomplish your coursework goals in an easy-to-use learning environment and features elements such as:

  • Learning Objectives for each chapter to reinforce the most important material
  • Mobile-friendly eFlashcards which strengthen understanding of key terms and concepts—Coming soon!
  • Mobile-friendly Interactive quizzes that allow you to access your understanding of key chapter concepts
  • Links to videos that offer a new perspective on the material covered in the book


SAGE Edge for Instructors supports teaching by making it easy to integrate quality content and create a rich learning environment for students.   SAGE Edge offers:

  • PowerPoint slides featuring figure and tables from the book which can be downloaded and used in presentations
  • A testbank that provides a range of multiple choice and short answer answers which can be edited and used access student progress and understanding


About the book:

As a student of Health Psychology you will need to understand how to evaluate and critically-appraise the latest theory and research before it can be applied. This fully-revised and updated fourth edition takes a critical approach and places Health Psychology in a real-world context, enabling you to understand how public policy, theory and research can influence communities and individuals alike.

The new edition includes:

  • A new chapter on diet and obesity
  • Updated material on stress and coping, doctor-patient communication, death, dying, bereavement and quality of life
  • Introductions to the social, political and economic conditions that influence our health  

Breadth of coverage from social inequality through to chronic illness and screening




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