Handbook of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Handbook of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

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Overview

This volume provides an overview of the important health promotion and disease prevention theories, methods, and policy issues. Applications of these theories and methods are reviewed to promote health through a variety of channels, for a variety of disease outcomes, and among a variety of populations. It can be used as a text for introductory causes to the field of health promotion and disease prevention, as well as a reference for researchers and practitioner's actively working in this area.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461371694
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 10/13/2012
Series: The Springer Series in Behavioral Psychophysiology and Medicine
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999
Pages: 669
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

I: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: History and Areas of Importance. 1. Introduction: The Importance of Behavior in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: R.J. DiClemente, J.M. Raczynski. 2. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: A Historical Perspective; D.M. Macrina. II: Theoretical Models and Evaluation Methods in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. 3. Theoretical Approaches Guiding the Development and Implementation of Health Promotion Programs; C.L. Kohler, D. Grimley, K. Reynolds. 4. Program Evaluation; L. Fish, L. Leviton. III: General/Cross-Cutting Issues. 5. Symptom Perception; M.M. Phillips, et al. 6. Health Care Seeking Behaviors; M.J. Gilliland, et al. 7. Stress, Coping, Social Support and Illness; L.F. Clark, et al. IV: Behavior Change for Risk Reduction. 8. Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation; S. Winders, et al. 9. Obesity and Nutrition; B.A. Spear, C. Reinold. 10. Physical Activity; B.K. Sanderson, H.A. Taylor Jr. 11. Alcohol and Drug Abuse; J.E. Schumacher, J.B. Milby. V: Behavior Change for Risk Reduction of Disease and Disability. 12. Cardiovascular Diseases; J.M. Raczynski, et al. 13. Cancer Prevention and Control; K.D. Reynolds, et al. 14. Intentional Injury; P.R. Fine, et al. 15. Unintentional Injury; P.R. Fine, et al. 16. Pulmonary Disorders; C.L. Kohler, et al. 17. Behavioral and Social Dimensions of Pain in Rheumatic Disease; L.A. Bradley. 18. Prevention of HIV/AIDS; R.J. DiClemente, et al. VI: Intervention Channels. 19. Schools as a Setting for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; K.D. Reynolds, et al. 20. Planning Community Health Interventions; J.D. Gilliland, J.E. Taylor. 21. Health Promotion in Health Care Settings; M. Engle, P. Kratz. 22. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at the Worksite; K.C. Brown, et al. VII: Special Populations and Issues. 23. Promoting the Health of Women and Children; L.V. Klerman. 24. Adolescents; R.J. DiClemente, B. Cobb. 25. Older Populations; M.M. Galvin, et al. 26. Women's Health and Health Behaviors; C.E. Cornell, et al. 27. Sociocultural Factors and Prevention Programs Affecting the Health of Ethnic Minorities; G.M. Wingood, B. Keltner. 28. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Developing Countries; W. Mason, D. Coombs. VIII: Policy Perspectives. 29. The Role of Health Care Organization in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; J.M. Bronstein. 30. Role of Health Departments in Health Promotion; S.A. Capper. 31. Cost-Effectiveness of Health Promotion Programs; E. Capilouto. IX: Future Directions in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. 32. Promising Theoretical and Methodological Approaches and Future Directions in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research and Practice; R.J. DiClemente, J.M. Raczynski.

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