Mark Forshaw is a Principal Lecturer in Psychology at Staffordshire University, having previously worked at Manchester University, Coventry University and Leeds Metropolitan University. He has been a guest lecturer for a number of years on MSc courses at the University of Surrey and at UCL, and is currently external examiner for MSc Health Psychology courses at University of Teesside and University of Surrey, and the D.Psych. in Health Psychology at City University. He is Chair of the BPS Division of Health Psychology Training Committee and Chief Supervisor and Registrar for the BPS Board of Assessors in Health Psychology. He also sits on the Registration Authority of the Science Council. His previous books are: Essential Health Psychology, Advanced Psychology: Health Psychology, Understanding Headaches and Migraines, Your Undergraduate Psychology Project: a BPS Guide, and Easy Statistics in Psychology: a BPS Guide. Health Psychology and Complementary Medicine (co-authored) is to be published in 2008.