Predicting Health Behaviour

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McGraw-Hill International, Jul 1, 2005 - Psychology - 385 pages
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Providing the theoretical background and examples of how to apply the most common social cognition models to health behaviours, this book thoroughly examines how to assess the advantages and disadvantages of using each of these models, appropriately apply each model in practice, adequately analyze and report the results and apply the models to change health behaviour.
  

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Contents

A SOCIAL COGNITION APPROACH
1
Chapter 02 THE HEALTH BELIEF MODEL
28
Chapter 03 PROTECTION MOTIVATION THEORY
81
Chapter 04 SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY
127
Chapter 05 THEORY OF PLANNED BEHAVIOUR AND HEALTH BEHAVIOUR
170
Chapter 06 STAGE THEORIES OF HEALTH BEHAVIOUR
223
Chapter 07 IMPLEMENTATION INTENTIONS AND HEALTH BEHAVIOUR
276
FUTURE DIRECTIONS
324
Index
373
Back cover
386
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Mark Conner is based at the Institute of Psychology at Leeds University, UK.

Paul Norman is based at the Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK.

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