Examines current knowledge, clinical methods, research, and emerging trends in children's health behavior. Brings together the work of leading experts from both the behavioral science and pediatric medical communities, pinpointing areas of agreement and interrelatedness as well as divergent theories and approaches. Provides specific research tactics for the study of child health in the natural environment and shows how to apply these to health, treatment, and behavioral problems experienced by parents, patients, and professionals. Major topics of interest include determinants of health problems in children; risk factor reduction and primary prevention; and treatment and management of chronic childhood disorders.
|Series:||Wiley Series on Health Psychology/Behavioral Medicine Series , #7|
Table of Contents
Partial table of contents:
CHILD HEALTH BEHAVIOR: AN INTRODUCTION (N. A. Krasnegor).
Developmental Psychobiologic Implications for Pediatrics (M. Green).
A Behavioral Perspective on Child Health (J. V. Brady).
Advances and Gaps in a Behavioral Methodology of Pediatric Medicine (D. M. Baer).
Biopsychosocial and Epidemiologic Perspectives on Adolescent Health (A. F. Brunswick & C. R.
Developmental Determinants and Child Health Behavior: Research Priorities.(F.
Horowitz & M. O'Brien).
A Behavioral Systems Perspective in Childhood Psychopathology: Expanding the Three-Term Operant Contingency(R.
Wahler & D. M.
Appropriate Functions of Health Education in Schools: Improving Health and Cognitive Performance.(L.
Kolbe & L. Green).
Smoking Prevention Programs for Adolescents: Rationale and Review (H. H. Severson & E. Lichtenstein).
Social and Behavioral Aspects of Obesity in Children (K. D. Brownell).
Management of Behavior Problems in Primary Care Settings (E. R. Christophersen).
Biobehavioral Assessment and Management of Pediatric Pain (J. W. Varni & K. L.
Medical Compliance in Pediatric Practice (E. R. Christophersen, J. W.
Finney & P. C.
Parent Compliance with Medical and Behavioral Recommendations(J.
Chronicity and Normalcy as the Psychological Basis for Research and Treatment in Chronic Disease in Children (D. C. Russo).
Research Strategies and Future Directions in Behavioral Pediatrics(M.
Concepts for training in Behavioral Pediatrics (B. J. Howard & J. Smith).