Health behavior : theory, research, and practice / Karen Glanz, Barbara K. Rimer, K. Viswanath, editors.

"Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice, Fifth Edition, is a thorough introduction to the practice of health education and health promotion, covering the theories, applications, and research of most use to public health students and practitioners. Through four editions, with more than...

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Other Authors: Glanz, Karen., Rimer, Barbara K., Viswanath, K.
Format: Book
Published: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2015]
Edition:Fifth edition.
Series:Jossey-bass public health
Table of Contents:
  • Part one: Health behavior, the foundations. The scope of health behavior
  • Theory, research, and practice in health behavior
  • Ecological models of health behavior
  • Part two: Models of individual health behavior. Introduction to health behavior theories that focus on individuals
  • The health belief model
  • Theory of reasoned action, theory of planned behavior, and the integrated behavioral model
  • The transtheoretical model and stages of change
  • Part three: models of interpersonal health behavior. Introduction to models of interpersonal influences on health behavior
  • How individuals, environments, and health behaviors interact
  • Social support and health
  • Social networks and health behavior
  • Stress, coping, and health behavior
  • Interpersonal communication in health and illness
  • Part four: Community and group models of health behavior change. Introduction to community and group models of health behavior change
  • Improving health through community engagement, community organization, and community building
  • Implementation, dissemination, and diffusion of public health interventions
  • Communication and health behavior in a changing media environment
  • Part five: Using theory in research and practice. Introduction to using theory in research and practice
  • Planning models for theory-based health promotion interventions
  • Behavioral economics and health
  • Social marketing.