The Handbook of Health Behavior Change: Second Edition / Edition 2

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Demands of managed care and wellness programs require that practitioners and researchers find effective models for behavior change. This Handbook has been updated to direct both care providers and policy makers to the most promising prevention and wellness therapies.

This second edition includes important findings on prevention topics like smoking cessation and addictions; adherence issues among patients with chronic diseases; and relapse behaviors. Issues associated with HIV are also given special emphasis, as well as behavior change in special populations, including teenagers and ethic groups.

Together, these chapters constitute a report on the state of behavior change therapy and the most reliable research results in the field.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826167828
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/2004
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 616
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Judith K. Ockene, PhD, MEd, M,
is Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School. She holds the Barbara
Helen Smith Chair in Preventive and Behavioral Medicine and is Associate Vice Provost for Gender and Equity. 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 work has focused on the risk behaviors of tobacco, alcohol, and diet. She teaches medical, graduate, public health students and clinicians how to help patients make lifestyle changes. She has over 180 publications and was a scientific editor of two Surgeon General's Reports on Smoking and Health. Dr.
Ockene has received several school, state, and national mentoring awards, including the Society of Behavioral Medicine Distinguished Mentor Award in 2009,
the Katharine F. Erskine Mentoring Award for Women in Medicine & Science in 2008, and the UMMS Women's Faculty Committee Mentor Award in 2006. Dr.
Ockene is a past member of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and past President of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. She is coeditor of the third edition of The Handbook of Health Behavior Change.

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Table of Contents


Section I: Behavior Change and Maintenance: Theory and Measurement, Judith K. Ockene, Editor
• Theoretical Models and Strategies for Improving Adherence and Disease Management, Noreen M. Clark and Marshall H. Becker
• Relapse Prevention and the Maintenance of Optimal Health, G. Alan Marlatt and William H. George
• The Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change, James O. Prochaska, Sara Johnson, and Patricia Lee
• Models for Provider-Patient Interaction: Applications to Health Behavior Change, Michael G. Goldstein, Judith DePue, Alessandra Kazura, and Raymond Niaura
• Measuring Adherence With Medication Regimens in Clinical Care and Research, Cynthia S. Rand and Kathleen Weeks

Section II: Lifestyle Interventions and Maintenance of Behaviors, Judith K. Ockene Editor
• Adherence to Treatment for Nicotine Dependence, David B. Abrams, Belinda Borrelli, William G. Shadel, Teresa King, Beth Bock, and Raymond Niaura
• Promoting Dietary Change, Barbara S. McCann and Viktor E. Bovbjerg
• Adherence to Physical Activity Recommendations and Interventions, Bess H. Marcus, Teresa K. King, Beth C. Bock, Belinda Borrelli, and Matthew M. Clark
• Adoption and Maintenance of Safer Sexual Practices, Michelle J. Naughton and Shellie D. Ellis
• Intervention Elements Promoting Adherence to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Programs in the Clinical Behavioral Medicine Setting, Paul G. Salmon, Saki F. Santorelli, and John Kabat-Zinn

Section III: Obstacles to Lifestyle Change and Adherence, Eleanor B. Schron, Editor
• Biological Obstacles to Adoption and Maintenance of Health-Promoting Behaviors, Neil E. Grunberg and Laura Cousino Klein
• Improving Physicians' Implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines: Enhancing Primary Care Practice, Elizabeth Dugan and Stuart J. Cohen
• Adolescent Tobacco Use and the Social Context, David G. Altman and Christine Jackson

Section IV: Lifestyle Change and Adherence Issues Within Specific Populations, Sally A. Shoemaker, Editor
• Lifestyle Interventions for the Young, Mario A. Orlandi and Lesa T. Dalton
• Problems with Adherence in the Elderly, Carolyn L. Murdaugh
• Adherence Issues Among Adolescents with Chronic Disease, Michael A. Rapoff

Section V: Lifestyle Change and Adherence Issues Among Patients with Chronic Disease, Wendy L. McBee, Editor
• Co-Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Robert M. Kaplan, Elizabeth G. Eakin, Andrew L. Ries, Michelle Toshima, and Catherine J. Atkins
• Issues in Diabetes Self-Management, Russell E. Glasgow and Elizabeth G. Eakin
• Adherence Issues Among Cancer Patients, Amy H. Peterman and David F. Cella

Section VI: Adherence Issues in Clinical Trials, Eleanor B. Schron, Editor
• Prerandomization Compliance Screening: A Statistician's View, C.E. Davis
• Predictors of Patient Adherence: Patient Characteristics, Jacqueline M. Dunbar-Jacob, Elizabeth A. Schlenk, Lora E. Burke, and Judith T. Matthews

Section VII: Lifestyle Change and Adherence: The Broader Context, Sally A. Shoemaker, Editor
• Adherence and the Placebo Effect, Susan M. Czajkowski, Margaret A. Chesney, and Ashley W. Smith
• Collaboration between Professionals and Mediating Structures in tihe Community: Toward a "Third Way" in Health Promotion, Kurt M. Ribisl and Keith Humphreys
• Ethical Issues in Lifestyle Change and Adherence, Ruth R. Faden


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