Understanding Organ Donation: Applied Behavioral Science Perspectives (Google eBook)

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Jason T. Siegel, Eusebio M. Alvaro
John Wiley & Sons, Dec 15, 2009 - Psychology - 392 pages
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This highly important book introduces the realm of organ donation, providing an overview of the current situation, highlighting the challenges, summarizing past research,  and providing guidance for future research.
  • The first book to bridge the gap between applied research and the social and behavioral issues surrounding organ donation
  • An impressive collection of contributors from a range of both practitioners and scientists actively working in the field
  • Provides a concrete example of how evidence-based research and theory can be applied with real-world value
  • Explores future directions of organ donation and research including community-based health interventions, ethical considerations, and advancing donor registration
  • The latest publication in the prestigious Claremont Applied Social Psychology Series
  

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Contents

Introduction and Overview
1
Part I Media and Community Interventions
41
Part II Organizational Interventions
149
Part III Broad Perspectives and Future Directions
247

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About the author (2009)

Jason T. Siegel is part of the Research Faculty at Claremont Graduate University’s School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences. Dr. Siegel, Co-director of the Institute of Health Psychology and Prevention Science, has been researching organ-donation-related behavior for nearly a decade.

Eusebio M. Alvaro is a Research Faculty member at Claremont Graduate University’s School of Behavioral and Organizational Science where he is Co-Director of the Institute of Health Psychology and Prevention Science. He is a behavioral scientist conducting research on overcoming resistance to health behavior change.

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