Health Behavior: Theory, Research and Practice provides athorough introduction to understanding and changing healthbehavior, core tenets of the public health role. Covering theory,applications, and research, this comprehensive book has become thegold standard of health behavior texts. This new fifth edition hasbeen updated to reflect the most recent changes in the publichealth field with a focus on health behavior, including coverage ofthe intersection of health and community, culture, andcommunication, with detailed explanations of both established andemerging theories. Offering perspective applicable at theindividual, interpersonal, group, and community levels, thisessential guide provides the most complete coverage of the field togive public health students and practitioners an authoritativereference for both the theoretical and practical aspects of healthbehavior.
A deep understanding of human behaviors is essential foreffective public health and health care management. This guideprovides the most complete, up-to-date information in the field, togive you a real-world understanding and the background knowledge toapply it successfully.
- Learn how e-health and social media factor into healthcommunication
- Explore the link between culture and health, and the importanceof community
- Get up to date on emerging theories of health behavior andtheir applications
- Examine the push toward evidence-based interventions, andglobal applications
Written and edited by the leading health and social behaviortheorists and researchers, Health Behavior: Theory, Research andPractice provides the information and real-world perspectivethat builds a solid understanding of how to analyze and improvehealth behaviors and health.
About the Author
KAREN GLANZ, PhD, MPH, is George A. Weiss University Professor, professor of epidemiology and nursing, and director of the Prevention Research Center and the Center for Health Behavior Research at the University of Pennsylvania.
BARBARA K. RIMER, DrPH, is dean and Alumni Distinguished Professor in the Department of Health Behavior in the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Kasisomayajula "Vish" Viswanath, PhD, is the Lee Kum Kee Professor of Health Communication in the Department of Social and Behavioral Science at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH), a faculty member in the Center for Population Sciences at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI). He is also the Co-Director of Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness at HPSH, Director of India Research Center at Harvard Chan and the Director of Translation Health Communication Science at Harvard Chan and Dana-Farber.
Table of Contents
Tables and Figures vii
Foreword by Robert T. Croyle xi
About the Editors xx
About the Contributors xxiii
Part One: Health Behavior: The Foundations 1
Chapter 1 The Scope of Health Behavior 3The Editors
Chapter 2 Theory, Research, and Practice in Health Behavior 23The Editors
Chapter 3 Ecological Models of Health Behavior 43James F. Sallis and Neville Owen
Part Two: Models of Individual Health Behavior 65
Chapter 4 Introduction to Health Behavior Theories That Focus on Individuals 67Barbara K. Rimer and Noel T. Brewer
Chapter 5 The Health Belief Model 75Celette Sugg Skinner, Jasmin Tiro, and Victoria L. Champion
Chapter 6 Theory of Reasoned Action, Theory of Planned Behavior, and the Integrated Behavioral Model • 95Daniel E. Montaño and Danuta Kasprzyk
Chapter 7 The Transtheoretical Model and Stages of Change 125James O. Prochaska, Colleen A. Redding, and Kerry E. Evers
Part Three: Models of Interpersonal Health Behavior 149
Chapter 8 Introduction to Models of Interpersonal Influences on Health Behavior 151Catherine A. Heaney and K. Viswanath
Chapter 9 How Individuals, Environments, and Health Behaviors Interact 159Steven H. Kelder, Deanna Hoelscher, and Cheryl L. Perry
Chapter 10 Social Support and Health 183Julianne Holt-Lunstad and Bert N. Uchino
Chapter 11 Social Networks and Health Behavior 205Thomas W. Valente
Chapter 12 Stress, Coping, and Health Behavior 223Elaine Wethington, Karen Glanz, and Marc D. Schwartz
Chapter 13 Interpersonal Communication in Health and Illness 243Ashley Duggan and Richard L. Street Jr.
Part Four: Community and Group Models of Health Behavior Change 269
Chapter 14 Introduction to Community and Group Models of Health Behavior Change 271Karen Glanz and Alice Ammerman
Chapter 15 Improving Health Through Community Engagement, Community Organization, and Community Building 277Nina Wallerstein, Meredith Minkler, Lori Carter-Edwards, Magdalena Avila, and Victoria Sánchez
Chapter 16 Implementation, Dissemination, and Diffusion of Public Health Interventions 301Ross C. Brownson, Rachel G. Tabak, Katherine A. Stamatakis, and Karen Glanz
Chapter 17 Communication and Health Behavior in a Changing Media Environment 327K. Viswanath, John R. Finnegan Jr., and Sarah Gollust
Part Five: Using Theory in Research and Practice 349
Chapter 18 Introduction to Using Theory in Research and Practice 351The Editors
Chapter 19 Planning Models for Theory-Based Health Promotion Interventions 359L. Kay Bartholomew, Christine Markham, Pat Mullen, and María E. Fernández
Chapter 20 Behavioral Economics and Health 389Kevin Volpp, George Loewenstein, and David Asch
Chapter 21 SocialMarketing 411J. Douglas Storey, Ronald Hess, and Gary Saffitz
Name Index 439
Subject Index 469