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Introduction to health behavior theory / Joanna Hayden, PhD, CHES, Professor Emeritus, Department of Public Health William, Paterson University.

Author/creator Hayden, Joanna author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFourth edition.
Publication Info Burlington, Massachusetts : Jones & Bartlett Learning, [2023]
Copyright Notice ©2023
Descriptionxv, 348 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Abstract "Introduction to Health Behavior Theory presents behavior theory in a concise, practical, and easy-to-understand way geared specifically toward the undergraduate audience. The text focuses exclusively on the most common health behavior change theories, and each theory is presented its own chapter to support student comprehension and reduce confusion"--Publisher's description.
Abstract "Designed to provide students with an easy to understand, interesting, and engaging introduction to the theoretical basis of health education, Introduction to Health Behavior Theory, Fourth Edition uses comprehensive and accessible explanations to help students understand what theory is, how theories are developed, and what factors influence health behavior theory.Covering the more commonly used health behavior theories in individual chapters, the author breaks each theory into concepts and constructs to enhance comprehension and encourage students to discover how these theories can be put into practice. Key Features:-End of chapter activities based on a reproduced full journal article reinforce chapter content by clearly demonstrating the theory's application in a practice setting.-Theory essence sentence and constructs chart presented at the beginning of each chapter condense he theory into one easy to learn and remember sentence and provide context for the rest of the chapter.-A historical overview in each chapter of the theory's development provides students with a context for how and why the theory explains behavior.-Numerous examples from the literature in difference practice settings with different populations to support learning/understanding of the content. Many examples are COVID-19 related.-Links to and annotations of additional open access articles in each chapter that demonstrate the application of the theory in practice.-A final summary chapter includes guidelines for choosing a theory, summary charts of theory essence sentences and constructs, and construct domains with examples of corresponding program activities. -Navigate eBook access (included with the print text) provides online or offline access to the digital text from a computer, tablet, or mobile device"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Hayden, Joanna. Introduction to health behavior theory. Fourth edition. Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, [2023] 9781284231953
LCCN 2021062541
ISBN9781284231922 (paperback)
ISBN1284231925 (paperback)
ISBNelectronic book
ISBNelectronic book

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