Re: Construction of Health

Jacqui Costigan (
Fri, 13 Nov 1998 09:35:25 +1000

>I am interested in articles which deal with the construction of
>'health' (general health or mental health). If anyone knows of a good
>reference which deals with "health" from the perpective of PCP, and/or
>from a historical perspective - I would appreciate getting the
>Thank you,
>Uriel Meshoulam


I share your interest in a constructivist perspective on health psychology.
Michael Mahoney has a book in progress but it's unavailable to date.

There is a forthcoming conference on Reconstructing health psychology in
Canada next year. Unfortunately it coincides with the International PCP
Congress in Berlin, but details are on:

Regards, Jacqui

Jacqui Costigan
Senior Lecturer in Applied Psychology
School of Public Health
La Trobe University, Bundoora 3083
Phone: 9479 5799. Fax: 9479 1783 Mobile: 0419 511 283