9780763786793-0763786799-Behavior Theory in Health Promotion Practice and Research

Behavior Theory in Health Promotion Practice and Research

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ISBN-13: 9780763786793
ISBN-10: 0763786799
Edition: 1
Author: Bruce Simons-Morton, Kenneth R. McLeroy, Monica L. Wendel
Publication date: 2011
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Format: Paperback 428 pages
Category: Epidemiology
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ISBN-13: 9780763786793
ISBN-10: 0763786799
Edition: 1
Author: Bruce Simons-Morton, Kenneth R. McLeroy, Monica L. Wendel
Publication date: 2011
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Format: Paperback 428 pages
Category: Epidemiology

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Acknowledged authors Bruce Simons-Morton , Kenneth R. McLeroy , Monica L. Wendel wrote Behavior Theory in Health Promotion Practice and Research comprising 428 pages back in 2011. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0763786799 and 9780763786793. Since then Behavior Theory in Health Promotion Practice and Research textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 49.28 or rent at the marketplace.

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Grounded in public health practice, this text offers a comprehensive study of the health behavior theories that are the foundation of all health education and promotion programs. Your students will come away with a clear understanding of essential relationships between human behavior and health, as well as the practical application of theory and approaches to health promotion research and practice. Designed for graduates or upper level undergraduates, the book maintains a consistent, single voice and offers many examples throughout.

Contents:
Section I. Theory in Context:
1. Health Behavior in the Context of Public Health
2. A Social Ecological Perspective
3. Theories of Motivation and Behavior: A Brief History and Contemporary Perspectives

Section II. Cognitive and Social Theories of Motivation and Behavior
4. Expectancy Value Models
5. Operant Conditioning, Self-Regulation, and Social Cognitive Theory
6. Social Influence Theory: The Effects of Social Factors on Health Behavior
7. Diffusion of Innovations Theory

Section III. Behavior Change Theories
8. Learning, Teaching, and Counseling
9. Self-Determination Theory and Motivational Interviewing
10. Stage Models
11. Health Communication and Social Marketing
12. Communities and Health Promotion

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