Health Behavior and Health Education: Theory, Research, and Practice (Google eBook)

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Karen Glanz, Barbara K. Rimer, K. Viswanath
John Wiley & Sons, Aug 28, 2008 - Medical - 592 pages
2 Reviews

Resources for teaching and learning are posted at tinyurl.com/Glanz4e and www.med.upenn.edu/hbhe4.

This fourth edition of the classic book, Health Behavior and Health Education: Theory, Research, and Practice provides a comprehensive, highly accessible, and in-depth analysis of health behavior theories that are most relevant to health education. This essential resource includes the most current information on theory, research, and practice at individual, interpersonal, and community and group levels. This edition includes substantial new content on current and emerging theories of health communication, e-health, culturally diverse communities, health promotion, the impact of stress, the importance of networks and community, social marketing, and evaluation.

  

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User Review  - Kenny Oyama - Goodreads

This book offers a good variety of topics in health behavior research written at a level appropriate for advanced undergraduates and graduate students. Read full review

Review: Health Behavior and Health Education: Theory, Research, and Practice

User Review  - Tim Sharma - Goodreads

Some of the chapters were were terribly written, others were well read. All in all, this book is a mixed bag, but there is a lot of useful information. Read full review

Contents

Dedication
THE CONTRIBUTORS
SETTINGS AND AUDIENCES FOR HEALTH EDUCATION
PLANNED BEHAVIOR AND
CHAPTER 5THE TRANSTHEORETICAL MODEL ANDSTAGES
CHAPTER 2 THEORY RESEARCH AND PRACTICE IN HEALTH
CHAPTER 6THE PRECAUTION ADOPTION PROCESS MODEL
BEHAVIOR AND HEALTH EDUCATION
CHAPTER 13IMPROVING HEALTH THROUGH COMMUNITY
CHAPTER 16 COMMUNICATION THEORY AND HEALTH
REFERENCES CHAPTER 17 PERSPECTIVES ON GROUP ORGANIZATION
THEORY AND PRACTICE
CHAPTER 21 EVALUATIONOF THEORYBASED
KEY POINTS
PHASESOFRESEARCH
FOR THEORYBASED INTERVENTIONS

KEY POINTS
COMMUNITY AND GROUP MODELS
INTERVENTIONS CHALLENGES TO CONDUCTING AND EVALUATING
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About the author (2008)

Karen Glanz is professor and director of the Emory Prevention Research Center and Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Research Scholar in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University.

Barbara K. Rimer is dean and Alumni Distinguished Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education in the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

K. Viswanath is an associate professor of society, human development, and health in the School of Public Health at Harvard University.

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