Essentials of Health Behavior

Health promotion, education, and prevention programs ultimately focus on changing health behavior. Essentials of Health Behavior, Second Edition provides the groundwork for understanding, assessing, and effectively applying theories of human behavior within the practice of public health. In clear and accessible language, it provides the student with a background of the kinds of social and behavioral theories that guide our understanding of health related behavior and form the background for health promotion and prevention efforts. Filled with real life examples and profiles, the text explores some of the ways in which these theories and approaches are used in applied health promotion efforts. This book will: -Introduce students to the relationship between behavior and a selection of major health issues. -Provide an introductory background to the kinds of social and behavioral theories that guide our understanding of health related behavior and form the background for health promotion and prevention efforts. -Explore some of the ways in which these theories and approaches are used in applied health promotion efforts. The Second Edition offers: -New chapter on multi-level theories and frameworks -Updated examples of application and practice throughout -Additional information on several of the theories presented, such as the Diffusion of Innovations theory and the Social Cognitive Theory Looking for more real-life evidence? Check out Cases 3, 5-11, 13, 18, & 20 in Essential Case Studies in Public Health, Putting Public Health into Practice.

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  • Author : Mark Cameron Edberg
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Pages : 225 pages
  • ISBN : 1449698514
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Essentials of Health Behavior

Essentials of Health Behavior
  • Author : Mark Cameron Edberg,Associate Professor the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health Mark Edberg,Dr Edward Baker,Anne J Menkens,Janet E Porter
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release : 31 October 2013
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Health promotion, education, and prevention programs ultimately focus on changing health behavior. Essentials of Health Behavior, Second Edition provides the groundwork for understanding, assessing, and effectively applying theories of human behavior within the practice of public health. In clear and accessible language, it provides the student with a background of the kinds of social and behavioral theories that guide our understanding of health related behavior and form the background for health promotion and prevention efforts. Filled with real life examples

Essentials of Health Behavior

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  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release : 13 May 2015
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  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release : 14 March 2019
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 27 July 2015
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  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 19 June 2021
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 28 August 2008
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  • Author : Mark Cameron Edberg
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release : 22 October 2010
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This key compendium of readings collected by Mark Edberg is an ideal supplement to his best-selling text Essentials in Health Behavior.Organized into parts that parallel the main text, the readings provide students and the instructor with options for exploring issues in more depth. The author introduces each part with his own insightful analysis. Many of the readings address ways in which the theoretical approaches to behavior have been applied in real-world settings--both successfully and unsuccessfully.These readings explore: The

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  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release : 19 June 2021
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  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 11 August 2016
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  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 13 December 2017
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  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release : 22 October 2010
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  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release : 16 September 2011
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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 26 October 2016
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  • Release : 16 October 2017
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