Essentials of Health Behavior

Author: Mark Cameron Edberg
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449698514
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Essentials of Health Behavior

Author: Mark Edberg
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449698508
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Essentials of Environmental Health

Author: Friis
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284167410
Format: PDF, Docs
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Essentials of Environmental Health is a clear and comprehensive study of the major topics of environmental health, including a background of the field and “tools of the trade” (environmental epidemiology, environmental toxicology, and environmental policy and regulation); Environmental diseases (microbial agents, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation); and Applications and domains of environmental health (water and air quality, food safety, waste disposal, and occupational health).

Essentials of Health Culture and Diversity

Author: Mark Edberg
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763780456
Format: PDF
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The term culture has increasingly been used in the discourse of public health, for example, with respect to issues of health disparities in the U.S., the development and implementation of ‘culturally competent’ or ‘culturally appropriate’ programs, and in many other ways. What exactly is culture, however? Published in partnership with the American Public Health Association, this newest offering in the Essential Public Health series examines what is meant by culture, the ways in which culture intersects with health issues, how public health efforts can benefit by understanding and working with cultural processes, and a brief selection of conceptual tools and research methods that are useful in identifying relationships between culture and health. Essentials of Health, Culture, and Diversity includes practical guidelines for incorporating cultural understanding in public health settings, and examples of programs where that has occurred. 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./

Health Behavior Theory for Public Health

Author: Ralph J. DiClemente
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284153754
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Essentials of Health Economics

Author: Diane M. Dewar
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284054624
Format: PDF, ePub
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Essentials of Health Economics examines the public health care system through the lens of economics. Through the use of numerous examples and profiles related to the field, students and faculty will be able to grasp the importance and relevance of health economics.

Essentials of Public Health Biology

Author: Loretta DiPietro
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 128416781X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Essentials of Public Health Biology explores the biologic mechanisms of diseases in both developed and developing countries. A detailed examination of the reciprocal relationships of genetic, environmental, and behavioral determinants of health and disease prepares students to analyze, discuss, and communicate biologic principles of disease.