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Introduction to Health Behavior Theory

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Author: Hayden, Joanna

Brand: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Edition: 3

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 308

Release Date: 11-12-2017

Details: Product Description Introduction to Health Behavior Theory, Third Edition is designed to provide students with an easy to understand, interesting, and engaging introduction to the theoretical basis of health education. Written with the undergraduate in mind, the text 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 frequently used health behavior theories, 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. The Third Edition offers: • A new annotated bibliography in chapters 2-8 of articles demonstrating the practical application of the chapter theory. • New “Theory in Action” articles, class activities, and activity questions in chapters 2-8 • Updated material and data through each chapter • Updated instructor ancillary materials including PowerPoint lecture slides and Test Bank. About the Author Dr. Joanna Hayden began her more than 40-year career in health and education as a critical care nurse. After earning her doctorate in health education from New York University, she transitioned into academia at William Paterson University where she served as chairperson of the department of Public Health for over a decade. Dr. Hayden held leadership positions in state and national professional organizations, was an inaugural associate editor of the journal Health Promotion Practice and presenter at local, state and national conferences and workshops. She is the author of the textbook Introduction to Health Behavior Theory (3e) and numerous journal articles and book chapters.

Package Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.1 x 0.8 inches

Languages: English