HEALTH BEHAVIOR THEORY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH

Author: Ralph DiClemente, PhD, Laura Salazar, PhD, Richard Crosby, PhD
Affiliation: Charles H. Candler Professor, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN 10: 0763797537
ISBN 13: 9780763797539
Edition: 1st

Description:

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.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • DEDICATION
  • Foreword
  • Prologue
  • Acknowledgment
  • Contributors

SECTION I Overview

    Health Behavior in the Context of the “New” Public Health

    • Introduction
    • Key Concepts
    • Take Home Messages
    • References

    How Theory Informs Health Promotion and Public Health Practice

    • Introduction
    • Key Concepts
    • Take Home Messages
    • References

    The PRECEDE–PROCEED Planning Model

    • Introduction
    • Key Concepts
    • An Applied Example
    • Take Home Messages
    • References

SECTION II Conceptual and Theoretical Perspectives for Public Health Research and Practice

    Value–Expectancy Theories

    • Introduction
    • Key Concepts
    • An Applied Example
    • Take Home Messages
    • References

    Models Based on Perceived Threat and Fear Appeals

    • Introduction
    • Key Concepts
    • An Applied Example
    • Take Home Messages
    • References

    Stage Models for Health Promotion

    • Introduction
    • Key Concepts
    • An Applied Example
    • Take Home Messages
    • References

    The Behavioral Economics of Health Behavior

    • Introduction
    • Key Concepts
    • Summary
    • An Applied Example
    • Take Home Messages
    • References

    Social Cognitive Theory Applied to Health Behavior

    • Introduction
    • Key Concepts
    • An Applied Example
    • Take Home Messages
    • References

    Health Communication: Theory, Social Marketing, and Tailoring

    • Introduction
    • Key Concepts
    • Applied Examples
    • Take Home Messages
    • References

    Diffusion of Innovations Theory

    • Introduction
    • Key Concepts
    • An Applied Example
    • Take Home Messages
    • References

    Ecological Approaches in the New Public Health

    • Introduction
    • Key Concepts
    • Applied Examples
    • Take Home Messages
    • References

SECTION III Application to Public Health Research and Practice

    Measurement and Design Related to Theoretically Based Health Promotion Research and Practice

    • Introduction
    • Key Concepts
    • Take Home Messages
    • References

    Evaluating Theory-Based Public Health Programs: Linking Principles to Practice

    • Introduction
    • Key Concepts
    • A Step-by-Step Guide to Effective Evaluation
    • Making the Evaluation Even Better
    • Take Home Messages
    • References

    Translating Research to Practice: Putting “What Works” to Work

    • Introduction
    • Key Concepts
    • Take Home Messages
    • References

Glossary of Terms