Essentials of Health Behavior: Social and Behavioral Theory in Public Health

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-11-14
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Table of Contents

A HeadDedication
A HeadPrologue
A HeadPreface
A HeadAcknowledgements
A HeadAbout the Author
SectionI On Health and Behavior--An Introduction
Chapter1 Introduction: The Links Between Health and Behavior
Chapter2 Health Issues and Behavior
SectionII On the Roots of Behavior--A Multidisciplinary Survey
Chapter3 Social Behavioral Theory and Its Roots
Chapter4 Individual Health Behavior Theories
Chapter5 Social, Cultural, and Environmental Theories (Part I)
Chapter6 Social, Cultural, and Environmental Theories (Part II)
Chapter7 Multilevel Theories
Chapter8 Doing Something About It: The Ecological Perspective and the Move From Theory to Practice
SectionIII Putting Theory into Practice
Chapter9 Communities and Populations As Focus For Health Promotion Programs
Chapter10 Application of Theory: Schools and Worksites
Chapter11 Application of Theory: Communications Campaigns
Chapter12 Application of Theory: Global Health
Chapter13 Application of Theory: High-Risk and Special Populations
Chapter14 Evaluation: What Is It? Why Is It Needed? How Does It Relate to Theory?
SectionIV Current Trends
Chapter15 Culture, Diversity, and Health Disparities: Are Current Theories Relevant?
Chapter16 Career Choices and Social/Behavioral Theory In Public Health: A Brief Introduction

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