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The Handbook of Health Behavior Change 4th Edition

The Handbook of Health Behavior Change  4th Edition Author Kristin A. Riekert, PhD
ISBN-10 9780826199362
Release 2013-11-08
Pages 544
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Choice Outstanding Academic Title! 4 Stars - Doody's! Praise for the Third Edition: "This work will be one that students and clinicians keep on their shelves as the gold-standard reference for health behavior change. Summing up: Essential" --Choice Substantially revised to reflect current trends in the field of health behavior change, this new edition of the highly acclaimed "gold standard" text continues to provide a comprehensive overview of behavior change as it relates to public health. It has been extensively reorganized to eliminate redundancies in the earlier edition, and takes a broader, more pragmatic approach in its coverage of health behavior change. New content includes chapters on lifestyle change and prevention and chronic disease management, with an intensive focus on specific behaviors (i.e. diet and nutrition, tobacco use) and chronic illness (i.e diabetes, heart disease). A new section on Community, System, and Provider Interventions to Support Health Behavior Change focuses on the efficacy of interventions implemented within various systems such as schools, workplaces, and health care systems. The fourth edition also provides learning objectives and discussion questions to facilitate use by course instructors in health psychology, behavioral medicine, and public health. This multidisciplinary text has been authored and edited by highly esteemed practitioners, educators, and researchers who are experts in their specific areas of study. The majority of the text continues to be organized around the specific behaviors and chronic illnesses with the most significant public health impacts in terms of morbidity and mortality. Each chapter explains the significance of a particular problem and reviews the empirical evidence for the various intervention approaches. New to the Fourth Edition: Extensively reorganized to eliminate redundancies Updated to encompass the most current research in health behavior change Includes new chapters on Alcohol, Stress and Mood Management, Diabetes, Obesity, The Workplace, Built Environment, and Behavior Data Focuses intensively on specific behaviors and chronic illnesses that significantly affect public health Includes a new section on Community, System, and Provider Interventions to Support Health Behavior Change Applicable to a wide variety of courses including public health, behavior change, preventive medicine, and health psychology Authored by leading researchers, educators, and practitioners with a multidisciplinary focus Includes learning objectives and discussion questions

The Handbook of Health Behavior Change 4th Edition

The Handbook of Health Behavior Change  4th Edition Author Kristin A. Riekert, PhD
ISBN-10 9780826199355
Release 2013-11-08
Pages 507
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The Handbook of Health Behavior Change Fifth Edition

The Handbook of Health Behavior Change  Fifth Edition Author Marisa E. Hilliard, PhD
ISBN-10 9780826180148
Release 2018-04-28
Pages 574
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This revised and updated fifth edition of the highly acclaimed “gold standard” textbook continues to provide a foundational review of health behavior change theories, research methodologies, and intervention strategies across a range of populations, age groups, and health conditions. It examines numerous, complex, and often co-occurring factors that can both positively and negatively influence people’s ability to change behaviors to enhance their health including intrapersonal, interpersonal, sociocultural, environmental, systems, and policy factors, in the context of leading theoretical frameworks. Beyond understanding predictors and barriers to achieving meaningful health behavior change, the Handbook provides an updated review of the evidence base for novel and well-supported behavioral interventions and offers recommendations for future research. New content includes chapters on Sun Protection, Interventions With the Family System, and the Role of Technology in Behavior Change. Throughout the textbook, updated reviews emphasize mobile health technologies and electronic health data capture and transmission and a focus on implementation science. And the fifth edition, like the previous edition, provides learning objectives to facilitate use by course instructors in health psychology, behavioral medicine, and public health. The Handbook of Health Behavior Change, Fifth Edition, is a valuable resource for students at the graduate and advanced undergraduate level in the fields of public or population health, medicine, behavioral science, health communications, medical sociology and anthropology, preventive medicine, and health psychology. It also is a great reference for clinical investigators, behavioral and social scientists, and healthcare practitioners who grapple with the challenges of supporting individuals, families, and systems when trying to make impactful health behavior change. NEW TO THE FIFTH EDITION: Revised and updated to encompass the most current research and empirical evidence in health behavior change Includes new chapters on Sun Protection, Interventions With the Family System, and the Role of Technology in Behavior Change Increased focus on innovations in technology in relation to health behavior change research and interventions KEY FEATURES: The most comprehensive review of behavior change interventions Provides practical, empirically based information and tools for behavior change Focuses on robust behavior theories, multiple contexts of health behaviors, and the role of technology in health behavior change Applicable to a wide variety of courses including public health, behavior change, preventive medicine, and health psychology Organized to facilitate curriculum development and includes tools to assist course instructors, including learning objectives for each chapter

The Handbook of Health Behavior Change

The Handbook of Health Behavior Change Author Marisa E. Hilliard
ISBN-10 0826180167
Release 2018
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Individual theories / Mary R. Janevic and Cathleen M. Connell -- Understanding population health from multi-level and community-based models / Marian L. Fitzgibbon, J. Buscemi, M. Cory, A. Jagpal, B. Brush, A. Kong, and L. Tussing-Humphreys -- Psychosocial predictors of behavior change / Summer L. Williams and Kelly B. Haskard-Zolnierek -- Developmental influences on behavior change : children, adolescents, emerging adults, and the elderly / Crystal S. Lim, Elizabeth Schneider, and David M. Janicke -- Culture, behavior, and health / Milagros C. Rosal, Monica L. Wang, and Valerie J. Silfee -- Dietary behavior change / Cynthia A. Thomson and Craig Johnston -- Physical activity behavior / Jylana L. Sheats, Sandra J. Winter, Lauren A. Grieco, and Abby C. King -- Skin cancer and melanoma prevention : UV radiation exposure, tanning, and sun protection / Jennifer M. Taber and Sarah A. Hayes -- Addressing tobacco use and dependence / Lori Pbert, Denise Jolicoeur, Brianna L. Haskins, and Judith K. Ockene -- Alcohol prevention and treatment : interventions for hazardous, harmful, and dependent drinkers / Emma Geijer-Simpson, Ruth McGovern, and Eileen Kaner -- Reducing stress to improve health / David J. Finitsis, Ellen A. Dornelas, Jonathan Gallagher, and Hannah Janis -- Building a science for multiple-risk behavior change / Judith J. Prochaska, Janice M. Prochaska, and James O. Prochaska -- Chronic disease management interventions : cardiovascular disease / Laura L. Hayman -- Diabetes management behaviors : the key to optimal health and quality of life outcomes / Korey K. Hood, Jennifer Raymond, Rebecca N. Adams, Molly L. Tanenbaum, and Michael A. Harris -- Behavioral management of chronic respiratory diseases : examples from asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Chronic infectious disease management interventions / Scott D. Rhodes, Aimee M. Wilkin, Claire Abraham, Timothy S. Oh, and Laura H. Bachmann -- Adherence to treatment and lifestyle changes among people with cancer / Amy H. Peterman, David Victorson, and David Cella -- Obesity / Rachel W. Goode, Yang Yu, and Lora E. Burke -- Interventions with the family system / Emily R. Hamburger, Lindsay Satterwhite Mayberry, Kimberly L. Savin, and Sarah S. Jaser -- School interventions to support health behavior change / Rebekka M. Lee and Steven L. Gortmaker -- Prevention of chronic disease at the worksite / Stephenie C. Lemon, Elizabeth Ablah, and Barbara Estabrook -- Health care provider and system interventions promoting health behavior change / Anne C. Dobmeyer, Jeffrey L. Goodie, and Christopher L. Hunter -- The role of the built environment in supporting health behavior change / Angie L. Cradock -- Principles of health behavior measurement / Marisa E. Hilliard and Rachel Wasserman -- Role of technology in behavior change to expand reach and impact on public health / Bradford William Hesse, Ellen Beckjord, and David K. Ahern

Handbook of Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine

Handbook of Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine Author Jerry M. Suls
ISBN-10 9781606238967
Release 2011-07-06
Pages 608
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What psychological and environmental forces have an impact on health? How does behavior contribute to wellness or illness? This comprehensive volume answers these questions and others with a state-of-the-art overview of theory, research, and practice at the interface of psychology and health. Leading experts from multiple disciplines explore how health and health behaviors are shaped by a wide range of psychological processes and social-environmental factors. The book describes exemplary applications in the prevention and clinical management of today's most pressing health risks and diseases, including coronary heart disease, depression, diabetes, cancer, chronic pain, obesity, sleep disturbances, and smoking. Featuring succinct, accessible chapters on critical concepts and contemporary issues, the Handbook integrates psychological perspectives with cutting-edge work in preventive medicine, epidemiology, public health, genetics, nursing, and the social sciences.

Technology Based Health Promotion

Technology Based Health Promotion Author Sheana Bull
ISBN-10 9781412970600
Release 2010-11-04
Pages 279
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This is the first textbook of its kind to offer students an introduction to best practices for using technology in health promotion programs. Integrating detailed case studies and interactive skill-building exercises throughout, this succinct and practical text teaches students to identify the most appropriate technology to meet their goals.

Bergin and Garfield s Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change

Bergin and Garfield s Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change Author Michael J. Lambert
ISBN-10 9781118415924
Release 2013-04-11
Pages 864
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Praise for Bergin and Garfield's Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change, Sixth Edition "Not only is this a unique resource, it is the only book that all practitioners and researchers must read to ensure that they are in touch with the extraordinary advances that the field has made over the last years. Many of us have all five previous editions; the current volume is an essential addition to this growing, wonderful series." —Peter Fonagy, PhD, FBA, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis and Head of the Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London "As either researcher or clinician living in the contemporary world of accountability, this invaluable edition of the Handbook is a must for one's professional library." —Marvin R. Goldfried, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Stony Brook University The classic reference on psychotherapy—revised for the twenty-first century Keeping pace with the rapid changes that are taking place in the field, Bergin and Garfield's Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change, Sixth Edition endures as the most important overview of research findings in psychotherapy for professionals, academics, researchers, and students. This bestselling resource presents authoritative thinking on the pressing questions, issues, and controversies in psychotherapy research and practice today. Thorough and comprehensive, the new edition examines: New findings made possible by neuro-imaging and gene research Qualitative research designs and methods for understanding emotional problems Research in naturalistic settings that capitalizes on the curiosity of providers of services Practice-relevant findings, as well as methodological issues that will help direct future research

Health Behavior Change and Treatment Adherence

Health Behavior Change and Treatment Adherence Author Leslie R. Martin
ISBN-10 9780195380408
Release 2010
Pages 212
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This title synthesizes the results from more than 50 years of empirical research, resulting in simple, powerful, and practical guidance for health professionals who want to know the most effective strategies for helping their clients to put long-term health-relevant behaviour changes into practice.

Health Behavior Change

Health Behavior Change Author Pip Mason
ISBN-10 0702044555
Release 2012-01-25
Pages 240
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* 2011 BMA Awards - Highly Commended in Health and Social Care * This package provides you with the book plus the eBook - giving you the printed book, plus access to the complete book content electronically. Evolve eBooks allows you to quickly search the entire book, make notes, add highlights, and study more efficiently. Buying other Evolve eBooks titles makes your learning experience even better: all of the eBooks will work together on your electronic "bookshelf", so that you can search across your entire library of Nursing eBooks. Engagingly written by three experts with worldwide reputations in the field, Health Behavior Change presents an exciting method which can be used to helps patients change their behaviour in both hospital and community settings. The method is applicable to any behaviour, such as overeating, physical inactivity and smoking or with patients struggling with the consequences of chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Using brief, structured consultations with the client, the practitioner encourages the patient to take charge of decision-making concerning their health. It relies upon partnership between professional and patient rather than dominance of one over the other and is carried out in a spirit of negotiation rather than confrontation. The text clearly outlines the fundamental principles behind the method while applying it to practice. Problems of resistance and lack of motivation are explored and practical strategies to manage them are suggested. The patient is at the centre throughout. Short case examples and dilemmas from clinical settings ground the method in the reality of practice. Well accepted method. Reflects professionals' current concerns with health promotion and effective use of time. Highly respected authors. Community focus Genuine international market. Particularly relevant to US practice. US spellings throughout. Text revised and updated throughout to reflect developments in the field e.g. new studies that have been conducted since 1e published Improved appearance with addition of a second colour and more modern page design to increase appeal Chapter summaries added to aid assimilation More material relating to obesity

Building Better Health

Building Better Health Author C. David Jenkins
ISBN-10 9789275115909
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 378
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This manual provides guidance on proven disease prevention strategies and practical behavioral science principles for health workers involved in all levels of planning and operating local and regional health programmes. Issues discussed include: basic disease prevention principles; community health intervention strategies; improving health throughout the life cycle; leading forms of death and disability including brain and behavioural disorders, cardiovascular diseases, strokes and cancers; and successful strategies for behavioural change.

Planning Health Promotion Programs

Planning Health Promotion Programs Author L. Kay Bartholomew Eldredge
ISBN-10 9781119035497
Release 2016-02-01
Pages 704
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Preceded by Planning health promotion programs / L. Kay Bartholomew ... [et al.]. 3rd ed. c2011.

Risk Assessment for Environmental Health

Risk Assessment for Environmental Health Author Mark G. Robson
ISBN-10 9781118424063
Release 2007-02-20
Pages 660
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Written by experts in the field, this important book provides an introduction to current risk assessment practices and procedures and explores the intrinsic complexities, challenges, and controversies associated with analysis of environmental health risks. Environmental Health Risk Assessment for Public Health offers 27 substantial chapters on risk-related topics that include: What Is Risk and Why Study Risk Assessment The Risk Assessment–Risk Management Paradigm Risk Assessment and Regulatory Decision-Making in Environmental Health Toxicological Basis of Risk Assessment The Application of PBPK Modeling to Risk Assessment Probabilistic Models to Characterize Aggregate and Cumulative Risk Molecular Basis of Risk Assessment Comparative Risk Assessment Occupational Risk Radiological Risk Assessment Microbial Risk Assessment Children’s Risk Assessment Life Cycle Risk Environmental Laws and Regulations Precautionary Principles Risk Communication

Psychology of Health and Fitness

Psychology of Health and Fitness Author Barbara Brehm
ISBN-10 9780803640948
Release 2014-02-19
Pages 480
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Learn how to apply the psychology of health and fitness to your exercise programs and to solve the motivational and behavioral problems you’ll encounter every day in practice. You’ll explore the scientific principles and variables that influence behavior as you develop the confidence to design effective lifestyle interventions for disease prevention and develop individualized exercise programs that promote optimal health.

Public Health

Public Health Author Bernard J. Turnock
ISBN-10 9781284104370
Release 2015-07-15
Pages 475
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Using a straightforward systems approach, Public Health: What It Is and How It Works explores the inner workings of the complex, modern U.S. public health system—what it is, what it does, how it works, and why it is important. The book covers the origins and development of the modern public health system; the relationship of public health to the overall health system; how the system is organized at the federal, state, and local levels; its core functions and how well these are currently being addressed; evidence-based practice and an approach to program planning and evaluation for public health interventions; public health activities such as epidemiological investigation, biomedical research, environmental assessment, policy development, and more.

Health Behavior and Health Education

Health Behavior and Health Education Author Karen Glanz
ISBN-10 9780470432488
Release 2008-08-28
Pages 592
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Resources for teaching and learning are posted at and 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.

The Psychology of Eating and Drinking

The Psychology of Eating and Drinking Author Alexandra W. Logue
ISBN-10 9781135067618
Release 2014-12-03
Pages 410
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Choice Recommended Read This insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging book explores the truth behind how and why we eat and drink what we do. Instead of promising easy answers to eliminating picky eating or weight loss, this book approaches controversial eating and drinking issues from a more useful perspective—explaining the facts to promote understanding of our bodies. The only book to provide an educated reader with a broad, scientific understanding of these topics, The Psychology of Eating and Drinking explores basic eating and drinking processes, such as hunger and taste, as well as how these concepts influence complex topics such as eating disorders, alcohol use, and cuisine. This new edition is grounded in the most up-to-date advances in scientific research on eating and drinking behaviors and will be of interest to anyone.

Behavior Change in the Human Services

Behavior Change in the Human Services Author Martin Sundel
ISBN-10 9781483384627
Release 2017-01-13
Pages 472
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Behavior Change in the Human Services, Sixth Edition continues to provide a systematic introduction and overview of behavioral and cognitive principles and their applications to a wide range of problems and situations encountered in the human service professions. Designed for students and practitioners, the book uses a unique problem-solving framework to demonstrate how behavior change principles can be applied to practice situations. Martin and Sandra Sundel feature a detailed and sequential organization that encourages readers to move progressively through material of increasing complexity and to conduct self-assessments of their knowledge. The Fifth Edition includes eight clinical case studies and many new and engaging examples that address issues such as substance abuse, child behavior problems, assertiveness, marital discord, and developing appropriate social behaviors. The expanded chapter on intervention techniques incorporates empirically tested behavioral and cognitive strategies for addressing clinical problems such as phobias, anxiety disorders, depression, and other behavioral disorders. Current developments and trends in the field are discussed, including the movement toward evidence-based practice. This comprehensive yet accessible text also features figures, charts, and forms to demonstrate data collection and analysis. Any student pursuing a career in the helping professions, including social work, psychology, counseling, special education, nursing, and psychiatry, will find this book valuable