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    Towards a Global Health Contribution for Critical Health Psychology

    MacLachlan, Malcolm (2006) Towards a Global Health Contribution for Critical Health Psychology. Journal of Health Psychology, 11 (3). pp. 361-365. ISSN 1359-1053

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    The ability of critical health psychology to deliver on its implicit promise to link social and biological processes is compromised by: (1) a morally superior stance of being critical of rather than being critical for other disciplines; (2) insufficient pluralism in its concepts and methods; and (3) unwillingness to engage with more ‘distant’ disciplines that are salient to its goals; particularly economics, management and law. The global health movement offers critical health psychology an avenue to develop its project, especially in low-income countries, where a pragmatic approach to the interconnectedness of poor health and inequality is needed.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Towards; Global Health Contribution; Critical Health Psychology; Comments; Hepworth;
    Academic Unit: Assisting Living & Learning,ALL institute
    Faculty of Science and Engineering > Psychology
    Item ID: 16532
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    Depositing User: Malcolm MacLachlan
    Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2022 14:01
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Health Psychology
    Publisher: Sage Publications
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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