Narrative health psychology: once more unto the breach. Introduction.


:In this editorial, we position narrative health psychology as a variety of narrative psychology, a form of qualitative research in health psychology, and a psychological perspective that falls under the interdisciplinary term narrative health research. The aim of this positioning is to explore what are the most important features of the proposed approach and how they are relevant. We illustrate each positioning with the scope and diversity of narrative health psychology brought together in this special issue. Finally, we reflect on where narrative health psychology is now and how it could develop in the future.


J Health Psychol


Sools AM,Murray M,Westerhof GJ




Has Abstract


2015-03-01 00:00:00














  • A Community-based Study of Prolonged Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue.

    abstract::Previous estimates of the prevalence of fatigue and chronic fatigue have derived largely from treated populations and have been biased by differential access to health-care treatment linked with gender, racial/ethnic and social class status. This study involves a community-based prevalence study of prolonged fatigue a...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Jason LA,Jordan KM,Richman JA,Rademaker AW,Huang CF,McCready W,Shlaes J,King CP,Landis D,Torres S,Haney-Davis T,Frankenberry EL

    更新日期:1999-01-01 00:00:00

  • Ecological momentary assessment and first smoking cessation lapse after an acute cardiac event: A pilot study.

    abstract::This 28-day pilot study assessed the feasibility of cell phone ecological momentary assessment in 40 smokers who received emergency department evaluations for acute coronary syndrome. Ecological momentary assessments used familiar touch tone response technology during a cell phone call to capture ratings of illness pe...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Webber CJ,O'Hea EC,Abar B,Bock B,Boudreaux ED

    更新日期:2020-07-01 00:00:00

  • Making sense of risk diagnosis in case of prenatal and reproductive genetic counselling for neuromuscular diseases.

    abstract::This study explored the processes of significance about the risk communication in prenatal/preconception setting within 1 month to the end of genetic counselling intervention. Participants were all attending a programme of Cardiomyology and Medical Genetics in Naples, Italy, for the first time. Transcripts of 18 semi-...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Zaccaro A,Freda MF

    更新日期:2014-03-01 00:00:00

  • CFS prevalence and risk factors over time.

    abstract::The present natural history study examined the course of CFS from 1995-97 (Wave 1) to approximately 10 years later (Wave 2) from a random, community-based, multi-ethnic population. The rate of CFS remained approximately the same over the period of time from Wave 1 to Wave 2, although a high level of mortality was foun...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Jason LA,Porter N,Hunnell J,Rademaker A,Richman JA

    更新日期:2011-04-01 00:00:00

  • Preventing disability through exercise: investigating older adults' influences and motivations to engage in physical activity.

    abstract::In this qualitative study focus groups were used to gain an in-depth understanding of personal and social influences on physical activity in 48 52-87-year-old participants. A model produced using a Grounded Theory analysis showed that preventing health decline was particularly important in determining physical activit...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Hardy S,Grogan S

    更新日期:2009-10-01 00:00:00

  • 'Cos girls aren't supposed to eat like pigs are they?' Young women negotiating gendered discursive constructions of food and eating.

    abstract::While psycho-medical understandings of 'eating disorders' draw distinctions between those who 'have'/'do not have' eating disorders, feminist poststructuralist researchers argue that these detract from political/socio-cultural conditions that invoke problematic eating and embodied subjectivities. Using poststructurali...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Woolhouse M,Day K,Rickett B,Milnes K

    更新日期:2012-01-01 00:00:00

  • Suicidal ideation in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea and its relationship with disease severity, sleep-related problems and social support.

    abstract::We aimed to assess the prevalence of suicidal ideation and to examine the relationships between obstructive sleep apnoea severity, sleep-related problems, social support and suicidal ideation in obstructive sleep apnoea patients. We included 149 patients (68% male; mean age, 48.99 ± 9.57 years) with diagnosed obstruct...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Timkova V,Nagyova I,Reijneveld SA,Tkacova R,Stewart RE,van Dijk JP,Bültmann U

    更新日期:2020-09-01 00:00:00

  • Participatory research with youth: idealising safe social spaces or building transformative links in difficult environments?

    abstract::Freire's theory of social change informs analysis of youth-focused participatory research, with researchers describing links between participation and young people's critical thinking. There is less analysis of how youth move from the safe social space of a participatory research project to take health-promoting actio...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Vaughan C

    更新日期:2014-01-01 00:00:00

  • Survey mode matters: adults' self-reported statistical confidence, ability to obtain health information, and perceptions of patient-health-care provider communication.

    abstract::This study examined adults' self-reported understanding and formatting preferences of medical statistics, confidence in self-care and ability to obtain health advice or information, and perceptions of patient-health-care provider communication measured through dual survey modes (random digital dial and mail). Even whi...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Wallace LS,Chisolm DJ,Abdel-Rasoul M,DeVoe JE

    更新日期:2013-08-01 00:00:00

  • Corrigendum.

    abstract::Lubek I, Ghabrial M, Ennis N et al. (2018) Notes on the development of health psychology and behavioral medicine in the United States. Journal of Health Psychology 23(3): 492-505. DOI: 10.1177/1359105318755156The author's name in this article was incorrect. The correct name should read "Jeffery Yen". The online versio...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 已发布勘误



    更新日期:2020-09-01 00:00:00

  • Do all individuals with sleep apnea suffer from daytime sleepiness? A preliminary investigation.

    abstract::We derived descriptive characteristics related to habitual sleep duration and insomnia for individuals newly diagnosed with sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome and evaluated how sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome, insomnia, depression, and sleep duration relate to sleepiness and fatigue. In total, 100 participants were divided i...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Fichten CS,Creti L,Rizzo D,Bailes S,Baltzan M,Amsel R,Libman E

    更新日期:2013-06-01 00:00:00

  • Mapping breast cancer survivors' psychosocial coping along disease trajectory: A language approach.

    abstract::This article reports a language analysis of breast cancer patients' posts in an online support group. Adopting web-scraping techniques, the study analyzed 27,078 online posts contributed by 1443 users along multiple linguistic dimensions to investigate the trajectory of the patients' psychosocial adaptation of the dis...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Chen M,Zhao L

    更新日期:2020-05-14 00:00:00

  • Normal-weight and overweight female adolescents with and without extreme weight-control behaviours: Emotional distress and body image concerns.

    abstract::The objective of this study was to analyse emotional distress and concerns related to body image in 712 normal-weight and overweight adolescent girls. A total of 12.3 per cent of the normal-weight girls and 25 per cent of the overweight girls showed extreme weight-control behaviours. In normal-weight adolescents, thei...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Cruz-Sáez S,Pascual A,Salaberria K,Echeburúa E

    更新日期:2015-06-01 00:00:00

  • Sociocultural correlates of cigarette smoking among African-American men versus women: Implications for culturally specific cessation interventions.

    abstract::Low socioeconomic status, racial discrimination, and low acculturation are the major sociocultural correlates of smoking among African-American adults. This study is the first to examine all three variables simultaneously and to analyze gender differences in their association with smoking. Results for the sample revea...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Landrine H,Corral I

    更新日期:2016-06-01 00:00:00

  • 'Coping quite well with a few difficult bits': living with disfigurement in early adolescence.

    abstract::Facial disfigurement affects approximately one in 500 children and young people in the UK. Four mothers and their four children aged 11-13 years who have a facial disfigurement were recruited through the charity Changing Faces, in order to examine the perspectives and concerns of adolescents and their mothers, and how...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Prior J,O'Dell L

    更新日期:2009-09-01 00:00:00

  • Stress, burnout and coping: differences between women with coronary heart disease and healthy matched women.

    abstract::Stress is becoming more significant for women, along with the increasing number of women in the workforce. The present study compared women with respect to burnout and coping abilities, and related to the impact of educational level on differences in coping strategies. Women with coronary heart disease reported a high...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Hallman T,Thomsson H,Burell G,Lisspers J,Setterlind S

    更新日期:2003-07-01 00:00:00

  • The relationship between perfectionism and engagement in preventive health behaviours: the mediating role of self-concealment.

    abstract::If perfectionists avoid engaging in preventive health behaviours, they may be putting their long-term health and well-being at risk. Correlational analyses based on a sample of 370 university students identified maladaptive perfectionism to be associated with decreased levels of engagement in preventive health behavio...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Williams CJ,Cropley M

    更新日期:2014-10-01 00:00:00

  • Exploring the interaction of patient activation and message design variables: message frame and presentation mode influence on the walking behavior of patients with type 2 diabetes.

    abstract::Examining interpersonal (physician-patient) communication strategies for promoting walking exercise to patients with type 2 diabetes assigned to primary care clinics, the study evaluated two message design variables--frame and presentation mode--as influencers of communication and adoption success. The single-site, fo...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ledford CJ

    更新日期:2012-10-01 00:00:00

  • Positive interventions in seriously-ill children: Effects on well-being after granting a wish.

    abstract::We examined whether a positive intervention (i.e. granting a wish) could promote positive psychological and physical changes (e.g. reduced nausea and pain) in seriously-ill children. Children and their parent were randomly assigned to a wish group (completed measures 2-3 days before the wish and 3 weeks later) or to a...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章,随机对照试验


    authors: Chaves C,Vázquez C,Hervás G

    更新日期:2016-09-01 00:00:00

  • Women's depressive symptoms during the transition to motherhood: the role of competence, relatedness, and autonomy.

    abstract::This study investigates the longitudinal pattern of reciprocal relations between mothers' perceived satisfaction of their needs for competence, relatedness, and autonomy and depressive symptoms during the transition to motherhood. Participants were 331 women assessed during their pregnancy and two and five months afte...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Gauthier L,Guay F,Senécal C,Pierce T

    更新日期:2010-11-01 00:00:00

  • Methamphetamine abuse in the United States: contextual, psychological and sociological considerations.

    abstract::Emerging behavioral research on methamphetamine suggests a growing public health concern no longer limited to specific regions of the United States. Given that current evidence-based treatments for addressing methamphetamine addiction have had limited success, there remains a need to further examine the efficacy of th...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Shrem MT,Halkitis PN

    更新日期:2008-07-01 00:00:00

  • Waiting for multidisciplinary chronic pain services: A prospective study over 2.5 years.

    abstract::Despite many patients waiting more than 2 years for treatment at publicly funded multidisciplinary chronic pain services, waitlist studies rarely examine beyond 6 months. We investigated psychological adjustment and health-care utilisation of individuals (N = 339) waiting ≤30 months for appointments at an Australian t...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Burke AL,Mathias JL,Denson LA

    更新日期:2020-08-01 00:00:00

  • Factors associated with resilience among Black women living with HIV and histories of trauma.

    abstract::In the United States, Black women living with HIV face various individual (e.g. trauma) and structural (e.g. racism) adversities. However, resilience is understudied among Black women living with HIV. A total of 100 Black women living with HIV in the United States completed measures of resilience, general self-efficac...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Dale SK,Reid R,Safren SA

    更新日期:2019-04-08 00:00:00

  • Discrimination, perceived control, and psychological health among African Americans with hypertension.

    abstract::Hypertensive individuals represent a "vulnerable" population regarding psychological health. While African Americans are disproportionally burdened with hypertension, pathways predicting their psychological health remain understudied. We examine if discrimination is associated with psychological health, through an ind...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Vargas EA,Chirinos DA,Mahalingam R,Marshall RA,Wong M,Kershaw KN

    更新日期:2020-06-25 00:00:00

  • The Use of Narrative in Understanding how Cancer Affects Development: The Stories of One Cancer Survivor.

    abstract::Although cancer disrupts development, the experience of having cancer is often understood using developmental theories that do not assume serious illness at an early age. This article presents a narrative analysis of one patient's story of survivorship. She tells three interrelated stories: how others have reacted to ...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Lee CS

    更新日期:2001-05-01 00:00:00

  • Age differences in body image responses to idealized male figures in music television.

    abstract::Little is known about how middle-aged and older men are affected by idealized depictions of male singers in music television. A total of 116 males completed pre- and post-test measures of body satisfaction, mood, and social comparison and viewed 5 minutes of clips containing scenery, muscular- or average-looking singe...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Mulgrew KE,Cragg DN

    更新日期:2017-05-01 00:00:00

  • Combined cognitive biases for pain and disability information in individuals with chronic headache: A preliminary investigation.

    abstract::Pain-related cognitive biases have been demonstrated in chronic pain patients, yet despite theoretical predictions are rarely investigated in combination. Combined cognitive biases were explored in individuals with chronic headache ( n = 17) and pain-free controls ( n = 20). Participants completed spatial cueing (atte...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Schoth DE,Parry L,Liossi C

    更新日期:2018-10-01 00:00:00

  • Understanding the biopsychosocial aspects of HIV disclosure among HIV-positive gay men in Scotland.

    abstract::This study presents an interpretative phenomenological analysis of the experiential accounts of HIV-positive gay men. Participants took part in open-ended interviews. Three key-related recurrent themes are presented: 'Disclosure, deliberation and the abject other'; 'Disclosure, care and the valued other' and 'Disclosu...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Flowers P,Davis MD

    更新日期:2013-05-01 00:00:00

  • Factors associated with general self-efficacy and resilience among youth heads of households in Kenya.

    abstract::This study assesses resilience and general self-efficacy among Kenyan orphans and vulnerable children (n = 1060) active in a community-based program combining economic household strengthening with psychosocial support. Quantile regression analyses modeled associations between the 25th, 50th, and 75th percentiles of re...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Goodman ML,Lloyd LE,Selwyn BJ,Morgan RO,Mwongera M,Gitari S,Keiser PH

    更新日期:2016-10-01 00:00:00

  • The impact of gender and hypothalamic pituitary adrenal activity on depressive symptoms following surgical stress.

    abstract::The impact of gender and cortisol levels on depression following planned surgery was examined in 95 men and women. Patients were assessed prior to surgery and at one and three months following surgery. Higher cortisol levels conferred greater risk for depression at one and three months following surgery. This effect w...

    journal_title:Journal of health psychology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Pinna K,Cremeans-Smith JK,Greene K,Delahanty DL

    更新日期:2009-11-01 00:00:00