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Resources for teaching and learning are posted at tinyurl.com/Glanz4e and www.med.upenn.edu/hbhe4. This fourth edition of the classic book, Health Behavior and Health Education: Theory, Research, and Practice provides a comprehensive, highly accessible, and in-depth analysis of health behavior theories that are most relevant to health education. This essential resource includes the most current information on theory, research, and practice at individual, interpersonal, and community and group levels. This edition includes substantial new content on current and emerging theories of health communication, e-health, culturally diverse communities, health promotion, the impact of stress, the importance of networks and community, social marketing, and evaluation.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Karen Glanz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2008-08-28
File: 592 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780470432488

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In this completely revised and updated edition of "Health Behavior and Health Education" the contributors offer the most current information on developments in health behavior in theory, research, and practice. Drawing from such fields as cognitive and organization psychology, marketing and communications, the authors offer understanding about the diverse factors affecting health behavior. The editors were the recipients of the 1992 Mayhew Derryberry Award for outstanding contribution to health education theory and research.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Karen Glanz
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Release: 1997
File: 496 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:49015002353093

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Genre: Medical
Author: Karen Glanz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2008-07-23
File: 592 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780470396292

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A Thoroughly Revised Edition of the Classic Volume for Public Health Students and Professionals Since it was first published more than a decade ago, "Health Behavior and Health Education: Theory, Research, and Practice" has become the leading resource in the field of health promotion and education. This thoroughly revised third edition provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of health behavior theories relevant to health education and includes the most current information on developments in theory, research, and practice.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Axel Glanz
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Incorporated Pub
Release: 2002
File: 583 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015045580050

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"Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice, Fifth Edition, is a thorough introduction to the practice of health education and health promotion, covering the theories, applications, and research of most use to public health students and practitioners. Through four editions, with more than 100,000 copies sold, this book has become the gold-standard textbook for health behavior courses. This essential resource includes the most current information on theory, research, and practice at individual, interpersonal, and community and group levels, with substantial new content on current and emerging theories of health communication, social marketing and e-health, culturally diverse communities, health promotion, the impact of stress, the importance of networks and community, social marketing, and evaluation. New contents include an update to the selection of theories, both established and emerging; e-health and social media as integrated into health communication; global health as an application of health behavior theory; culture and health disparities; more guidance on how to select suitable theories for specific problems/issues. In addition to a selection of basic ancillary materials, the editors offer a dedicated website with student-written "theory in action" examples; expanded bibliographies; exemplar measures of theoretical constructs; and relevant links"--

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Genre: Medical
Author: Karen Glanz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2015-07-27
File: 512 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118628980

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Grounded in public health practice, this text offers a comprehensive study of the health behavior theories that are the foundation of all health education and promotion programs. Your students will come away with a clear understanding of essential relationships between human behavior and health, as well as the practical application of theory and approaches to health promotion research and practice. Designed for graduates or upper level undergraduates, the book maintains a consistent, single voice and offers many examples throughout. Contents: Section I. Theory in Context: 1. Health Behavior in the Context of Public Health 2. A Social Ecological Perspective 3. Theories of Motivation and Behavior: A Brief History and Contemporary Perspectives Section II. Cognitive and Social Theories of Motivation and Behavior 4. Expectancy Value Models 5. Operant Conditioning, Self-Regulation, and Social Cognitive Theory 6. Social Influence Theory: The Effects of Social Factors on Health Behavior 7. Diffusion of Innovations Theory Section III. Behavior Change Theories 8. Learning, Teaching, and Counseling 9. Self-Determination Theory and Motivational Interviewing 10. Stage Models 11. Health Communication and Social Marketing 12. Communities and Health Promotion

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Genre: Education
Author: Bruce Simons-Morton
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2011-09-16
File: 427 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780763786793

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Health promotion, education, and prevention programs ultimately focus on changing health behavior. Essentials of Health Behavior, Second Edition provides the groundwork for understanding, assessing, and effectively applying theories of human behavior within the practice of public health. In clear and accessible language, it provides the student with a background of the kinds of social and behavioral theories that guide our understanding of health related behavior and form the background for health promotion and prevention efforts. Filled with real life examples and profiles, the text explores some of the ways in which these theories and approaches are used in applied health promotion efforts. This book will: -Introduce students to the relationship between behavior and a selection of major health issues. -Provide an introductory background to the kinds of social and behavioral theories that guide our understanding of health related behavior and form the background for health promotion and prevention efforts. -Explore some of the ways in which these theories and approaches are used in applied health promotion efforts. The Second Edition offers: -New chapter on multi-level theories and frameworks -Updated examples of application and practice throughout -Additional information on several of the theories presented, such as the Diffusion of Innovations theory and the Social Cognitive Theory Looking for more real-life evidence? Check out Cases 3, 5-11, 13, 18, & 20 in Essential Case Studies in Public Health, Putting Public Health into Practice.

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Genre: Education
Author: Mark Cameron Edberg
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2013-10-31
File: 225 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781449698515

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Health Behavior, Education, & Promotion

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Mark Edberg
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2007
File: 200 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780763737962

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While a solid understanding of human behavior theory is an essential tool for designing and implementing successful health promotion programs, changing health behavior requires multiple skills beyond the ability to simply apply theory. 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. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

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Genre: Education
Author: Ralph J. DiClemente
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2011-12-01
File: 366 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780763797539

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Revised and updated with the latest data from the field, the Third Edition of Theoretical Foundations of Health Education and Health Promotion introduces students to common theories from behavioral and social sciences that are currently being used in health education and promotion. Each discussion of theory is accompanied by a practical skill-building activity in the context of planning and evaluation and a set of application questions that will assist the student in mastering the application of the theory.

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Genre: Education
Author: Manoj Sharma
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2016-03-01
File: 294 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781284104943

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