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Overview

Demands of managed care and wellness programs require that practitioners and researchers find effective models for behavior change. The Handbook of Health Behavior Change has been updated to direct both care providers and policy makers to the most promising prevention and wellness therapies. This second edition includes important new findings on prevention topics, like smoking cessation and addictions; on adherence issues among patients with chronic diseases; and on relapse behaviors. Issues associated with HIV are also given special emphasis, as well as behavior change in special populations, including teenagers and ethnic groupings.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Reviewer: Jesus Ramirez-Valles, MPH, PhD (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Description: This is a second, revised edition of a book on health-related behavioral change.
Purpose: The purpose is to describe and synthesize theoretical models, research, and clinical practice on individual health-related behavioral changes, with an emphasis on lifestyle and adherence.
Audience: It is directed at behavioral scientists, health behavior researchers, graduate students, and clinical practitioners in health settings. The editors and contributors are among the best researchers and practitioners in the field, which makes this a valuable resource.
Features: This handbook attempts to describe and assess the state of the field as well as link theory, research, and practice. The models that have guided the field such as the Health Belief Model and Social Cognitive Theory, interventions aimed at promoting behavioral change, methodological issues, and clinical practice including ethical implications are all discussed.
Assessment: Although this handbook fails to address the role of groups, social networks, social context, ethnicity, and gender in health behavior change, it continues to be a good contribution to the field of individual health behavior change.
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Reviewer: Jesus Ramirez-Valles, MPH, PhD(University of Illinois at Chicago)
Description: This is a second, revised edition of a book on health-related behavioral change.
Purpose: The purpose is to describe and synthesize theoretical models, research, and clinical practice on individual health-related behavioral changes, with an emphasis on lifestyle and adherence.
Audience: It is directed at behavioral scientists, health behavior researchers, graduate students, and clinical practitioners in health settings. The editors and contributors are among the best researchers and practitioners in the field, which makes this a valuable resource.
Features: This handbook attempts to describe and assess the state of the field as well as link theory, research, and practice. The models that have guided the field such as the Health Belief Model and Social Cognitive Theory, interventions aimed at promoting behavioral change, methodological issues, and clinical practice including ethical implications are all discussed.
Assessment: Although this handbook fails to address the role of groups, social networks, social context, ethnicity, and gender in health behavior change, it continues to be a good contribution to the field of individual health behavior change.
Jesus Ramirez-Valles
This is a second, revised edition of a book on health-related behavioral change. The purpose is to describe and synthesize theoretical models, research, and clinical practice on individual health-related behavioral changes, with an emphasis on lifestyle and adherence. It is directed at behavioral scientists, health behavior researchers, graduate students, and clinical practitioners in health settings. The editors and contributors are among the best researchers and practitioners in the field, which makes this a valuable resource. This handbook attempts to describe and assess the state of the field as well as link theory, research, and practice. The models that have guided the field such as the Health Belief Model and Social Cognitive Theory, interventions aimed at promoting behavioral change, methodological issues, and clinical practice including ethical implications are all discussed. Although this handbook fails to address the role of groups, social networks, social context, ethnicity, and gender in health behavior change, it continues to be a good contribution to the field of individual health behavior change.
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The extensive collection offers the most thorough examination of factors that influence behavior change, highlighting both the positive and negative influences. This important milestone in the field of health behavior change is recommended. . .

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826167811
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/1998
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 607
  • Product dimensions: 6.26 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 1.48 (d)

Meet the Author

Kristin A. Reikert, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Riekert received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Case Western Reserve University where she specialized in pediatric psychology. She completed post-doctoral training in health psychology at The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Riekert's primary areas of research interest are: psychosocial predictors of adherence in pediatric chronic illness, measurement of adherence, development of culturally and developmentally appropriate interventions to improve adherence, developmental aspects of transitioning responsibility for health behaviors and care, patient-reported outcome methodology, health care disparities, and doctor-patient communication.

Judith K. Ockene, PhD. MEd, MA, is a tenured Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS). She holds the Barbara Helen Smith Chair in Preventive and Behavioral Medicine and is Interim Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at UMMS.Dr. Ockene is the recipient of numerous NIH grants funding research in the prevention of illness and disability and the promotion of health and quality of life for individuals and communities. Much of her research now focuses on women's health affecting morbidity, mortality, and quality of life in older women. Dr. Ockene teaches medical and public health students, residents in training, community physicians, and a variety of other healthcare providers how to help patients make lifestyle changes for the prevention and control of disease and adaptation to illness. Dr. Ockene's work is at the intersection of clinical medicine and public health. She has over 150 publications in preventive and behavioral medicine and was a scientific editor of two Surgeon General's Reports on Smoking and Health. Dr. Ockene is a member of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and past President of the Society of Behavioral Medicine

Sally A. Shumaker, PhD, is a Tenured Full Professor in the Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, and the Department of Internal Medicine, Senior Associate Dean for Research, one of four Directors of the Translational Science Institute, and Director of the Office of Intercampus Program Development at Wake Forest University. She received her PhD in Experimental Social Psychology from the University of Michigan, and completed postdoctoral training in health and environmental psychology, and epidemiology at the University of California, Irvine and UCLA. In addition to her training in the behavioral and social sciences, Dr. Shumaker is formally trained in negotiations, executive coaching and mediation. She conducts workshops and training in these areas for the Association of American Medical College and other national groups, and is a faculty advisor to senior faculty at academic health centers in the United States and Canada.

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Sect. I Behavior Change and Maintenance: Theory and Measurement 1
1 Theoretical Models and Strategies for Improving Adherence and Disease Management 5
2 Relapse Prevention and the Maintenance of Optimal Health 33
3 The Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change 59
4 Models for Provider-Patient Interaction: Applications to Health Behavior Change 85
5 Measuring Adherence With Medication Regimens in Clinical Care and Research 114
Sect. II Lifestyle Interventions and Maintenance of Behaviors 133
6 Adherence to Treatment for Nicotine Dependence 137
7 Promoting Dietary Change 166
8 Adherence to Physical Activity Recommendations and Interventions 189
9 Adoption and Maintenance of Safer Sexual Practices 213
10 Intervention Elements Promoting Adherence to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Programs in the Clinical Behavioral Medicine Setting 239
Sect. III Obstacles to Lifestyle Change and Adherence 267
11 Biological Obstacles to Adoption and Maintenance of Health-Promoting Behaviors 269
12 Improving Physicians' Implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines: Enhancing Primary Care Practice 283
13 Adolescent Tobacco Use and the Social Context 305
Sect. IV Lifestyle Change and Adherence Issues Within Specific Populations 331
14 Lifestyle Interventions for the Young 335
15 Problems With Adherence in the Elderly 357
16 Adherence Issues Among Adolescents With Chronic Disease 377
Sect. V Lifestyle Change and Adherence Issues Among Patients With Chronic Disease 409
17 Co-Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 411
18 Issues in Diabetes Self-Management 435
19 Adherence Issues Among Cancer Patients 462
Sect. VI Adherence Issues in Clinical Trials 483
20 Prerandomization Compliance Screening: A Statistician's View 485
21 Predictors of Patient Adherence: Patient Characteristics 491
Sect. VII Lifestyle Change and Adherence: The Broader Context 513
22 Adherence and the Placebo Effect 515
23 Collaboration Between Professionals and Mediating Structures in the Community: Toward a "Third Way" in Health Promotion 535
24 Ethical Issues in Lifestyle Change and Adherence 555
Index 563
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