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Health Behavior. Theory, Research, and Practice. 5th Edition. Jossey-Bass Public Health

  • ID: 3089756
  • Book
  • 512 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Advancing the science of health behavior through the informed application of health behavior theories, the new Fifth Edition of Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice serves as the definitive text for students, practitioners, and scientists in these areas. This edition responds to new developments in health behavior theories and their application in new settings, to new populations, and in new ways.

This book analyzes the key components of theories of health behavior, describing current applications of these theories and identifying important future directions for research and practice in health behavior change. This new edition discusses changes in the science and practice of public health and health promotion, updating the coverage of these areas in a rapidly evolving field.

Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice, Fifth Edition explores:

- How e–health and social media factor into health communication
- The link between culture and health, and the importance of community
- Emerging theories of health behavior and their applications
- The push toward evidence–based interventions and global applications

Written and edited by leading health and social behavior theorists and researchers, Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice provides real–world perspective with a solid approach for the analysis and improvement of health behaviors and health.

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Tables and Figures vii

Foreword by Robert T. Croyle xi

Preface xv

About the Editors xx

About the Contributors xxiii

Part One: Health Behavior: The Foundations 1

Chapter 1 The Scope of Health Behavior 3
The Editors

Chapter 2 Theory, Research, and Practice in Health Behavior 23
The Editors

Chapter 3 Ecological Models of Health Behavior 43
James F. Sallis and Neville Owen

Part Two: Models of Individual Health Behavior 65

Chapter 4 Introduction to Health Behavior Theories That Focus on Individuals 67
Barbara K. Rimer and Noel T. Brewer

Chapter 5 The Health Belief Model 75
Celette Sugg Skinner, Jasmin Tiro, and Victoria L. Champion

Chapter 6 Theory of Reasoned Action, Theory of Planned Behavior, and the Integrated Behavioral Model 95
Daniel E. Montaño and Danuta Kasprzyk

Chapter 7 The Transtheoretical Model and Stages of Change 125
James O. Prochaska, Colleen A. Redding, and Kerry E. Evers

Part Three: Models of Interpersonal Health Behavior 149

Chapter 8 Introduction to Models of Interpersonal Influences on Health Behavior 151
Catherine A. Heaney and K. Viswanath

Chapter 9 How Individuals, Environments, and Health Behaviors Interact 159
Steven H. Kelder, Deanna Hoelscher, and Cheryl L. Perry

Chapter 10 Social Support and Health 183
Julianne Holt–Lunstad and Bert N. Uchino

Chapter 11 Social Networks and Health Behavior 205
Thomas W. Valente

Chapter 12 Stress, Coping, and Health Behavior 223
Elaine Wethington, Karen Glanz, and Marc D. Schwartz

Chapter 13 Interpersonal Communication in Health and Illness 243
Ashley Duggan and Richard L. Street Jr.

Part Four: Community and Group Models of Health Behavior Change 269

Chapter 14 Introduction to Community and Group Models of Health Behavior Change 271
Karen Glanz and Alice Ammerman

Chapter 15 Improving Health Through Community Engagement, Community Organization, and Community Building 277
Nina Wallerstein, Meredith Minkler, Lori Carter–Edwards, Magdalena Avila, and Victoria Sánchez

Chapter 16 Implementation, Dissemination, and Diffusion of Public Health Interventions 301
Ross C. Brownson, Rachel G. Tabak, Katherine A. Stamatakis, and Karen Glanz

Chapter 17 Communication and Health Behavior in a Changing Media Environment 327
K. Viswanath, John R. Finnegan Jr., and Sarah Gollust

Part Five: Using Theory in Research and Practice 349

Chapter 18 Introduction to Using Theory in Research and Practice 351
The Editors

Chapter 19 Planning Models for Theory–Based Health Promotion Interventions 359
L. Kay Bartholomew, Christine Markham, Pat Mullen, and María E. Fernández

Chapter 20 Behavioral Economics and Health 389
Kevin Volpp, George Loewenstein, and David Asch

Chapter 21 SocialMarketing 411
J. Douglas Storey, Ronald Hess, and Gary Saffitz

Name Index 439

Subject Index 469

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Karen Glanz
Barbara K. Rimer
K. Viswanath
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