DiClemente, Ralph J., author.

Health behavior theory for public health : principles, foundations, and applications \ Ralph J. DiClemente, PhD,Charles H. Candler Professor Rollins School of Public Health Emory University Atlanta, GA, Laura F. Salazar, PhD, Professor Institute of Public Health Georgia State University Atlanta, GA, Richard A. Crosby, PhD, Good Samaritan Endowed Professor Department of Health Behavior College of Public Health University of Kentucky Lexington, KY. - Second Edition. - Burlington, Massachusetts : Jones & Bartlett Learning, [2019] - xiii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: -- Health Behavior in the Context of the "New" Public Health -- How Theory Informs Health Promotion and Public Health Practice -- The PRECEDE-PROCEED Planning Model -- Value-Expectancy Theories -- Models Based on Perceived Threat and Fear Appeals -- Stage Models for Health Promotion -- Social Cognitive Theory Applied to Health Behavior -- Health Communication: Theory, Social Marketing, and Tailoring -- Ecological and Structural Approaches to Improving Public Health -- Social Network Theory -- Diffusion of Innovations Theory -- Translating Research to Practice: Putting "What Works" to Work -- Learning to Combine Theories: An Introduction to Intervention Mapping -- Measurement and Design Related to Theoretically Based Health Promotion Research and Practice -- Evaluating Theory-Based Public Health Programs: Linking Principles to Practice .

"This one-of-a-kind text book examines health behavior theory, through the context of the "New Public Health". Health Behavior Theory will provide your students with a balanced professional education - one that explores the essential spectrum of theoretical tools as well as the core practices.Divided into three sections, the book takes a unique ecological approach to learning about health behavior theory and its application. The reader will first gain a broad understanding of health, public health, health behavior and health promotion planning. This is followed by a straightforward and expansive look at the most commonly applied theories and approaches to public health research and programs. Students will come away with a clear understanding of how theory "fits" into the larger scope of public health research and practice. Finally, readers will learn about the essential tasks of measurement, evaluation, and translation through an examination a diverse set of application "tools""--Provided by publisher.

9781284129885 (pbk.) ;

Public health.
Health Behavior.
Health promotion.
Models, Theoretical

RA776.9 D525 2019

Salazar, Laura F., author. Crosby, Richard A., author.

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