Essential Readings in Health Behavior: Theory and Practice is ideal as a companion to the textbook Essentials of Health Behavior. It complements the text in several ways: First, it offers selections from readings referred to and outlined in the text. Second, the annotations introducing the readings provide guidance and tie them to themes outlined in the basic text. Third, the readings provides students and the instructor with options for exploring issues in more depth. Finally, the reader includes case-related articles concerning ways in which the theoretical approaches to behavior have been applied in real-world settings a both successfully and unsuccessfully.An evaluation conducted in Connecticut showed no change in attitude between residents who read the pamphlet and those ... do as a result of the health communication plan in contrast to what they thought, felt, or did before? ... What measurable intermediate outcomes (steps toward the desired behavior) are likely to take place before the behavior change can occur? ... Sometimes, programs will not be in place long enough for objectives to be met when outcomes are measured (e.g.anbsp;...
|Title||:||Essential Readings in Health Behavior: Theory and Practice|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2010-10-22|