Health and Behavior: The Interplay of Biological, Behavioral, and Societal Influences
National Academy Press, 2001 - Medical - 377 pages
Over the past two decades, investigators have learned more about the links between health and behavior. Much has been learned, for example, about the relationship between stress and general health and the association between socioeconomic status and health.
Health and Behavior reviews our improved understanding of the complex interplay among biological, psychological, and social influences and explores findings suggested by recent research -- including interventions at multiple levels that we can employ to improve human health.
The book covers three main areas:
With the perspective that individual willpower is only one thread in the fabric of good health, the committee offers an ecological approach to health and behavior.
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BIOLOGICAL BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL FACTORS
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