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Health Behavior Change and Treatment Adherence Evidence-Based Guidelines for Improving Healthcare

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ISBN-10: 0195380401

ISBN-13: 9780195380408

Edition: 2010

Authors: Leslie R. Martin, Kelly B. Haskard-Zolnierek, M. Robin DiMatteo

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Relationships, jobs, and health behaviors-these are what New Year's resolutions are made of. Every year millions resolve to adopt a better diet, exercise more, become fit, or lose weight but few put into practice the health behaviors they aspire to. For those who successfully begin, the likelihood that they will maintain these habits is low. Healthcare professionals recognize the importance of these, and other, health behaviors but struggle to provide their patients with the tools necessary for successful maintenance of their medical regimens. The thousands of research papers that exist on patient adherence and health behavior change can leave professionals overwhelmed. This book…    
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List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/4/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 9.29" wide x 6.18" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Dr. Leslie Martin is Professor of Psychology at La Sierra University, and Research Psychologist at UC Riverside. She graduated summa cum laude from the California State University and received her Ph.D. from the University of California in Riverside. She has received the Distinguished Researcher Award, and the Anderson Award for Excellence in Teaching, both at La Sierra University. Former department chair, Dr. Martin has also received awards for outstanding advising and for service learning. In addition to her research on pathways to health and longevity, she studies physician-patient communication and its relationship to medical outcomes and has lectured widely on these topics.

Understanding Behavior Change: The Theory Behind Informing, Motivating, and Planning for Health
Levels of Health Behavior
Theoretical Models of Health Behavior and Change
Health Belief Model
Theory of Reasoned Action
Theory of Planned Behavior
Transtheoretical Model of Change
Social Cognitive Models
Precaution Adoption Process Model
Information-Motivation-Strategy Model
Persuading and Motivating Positive Health Behaviors
Goal Setting
Social Comparisons
Persuasive Messages
Message Framing
Goal Pursuit
Beliefs About Outcomes
Perceptions of Benefits and Costs
Social Support
Goal Framing
Targeting Goals
Understanding and Remembering
Information Processing, Memory, and Recall
Focusing Attention and Encoding
Memory Storage
Emotion and Memory
Chronic Stress
Self-Enhancement Bias
Cultural Context
Additional Factors
Strategies for Improving Memory and Recall
Tailoring Information
Making Time
Avoiding Overload
Ordering of Information
Note-Taking and Memory Aids
Mnemonics and Chunking
Improving Health Through the Development and Management of Habits
Forming Habits
Classical Conditioning
Operant Conditioning
Maintaining Habits
Breaking Bad Habits
Self-Knowledge and Personality
Choosing the Right Environments
Balancing Habits with Mindfulness
Managing Barriers to Behavior Change
Self-Monitoring and Regulating
Managing Ups and Downs
The Practitioner's Role
Cultural Variations
Practitioner Expectations
Individual Behaviors and Larger Systems
Evaluation of Risks, Decision Making, and Outcomes
Evaluation and Decision-Making Strategies
A Crash Course in Bayesian Methods
Understanding Risks and Risk Reduction
Odds Ratios
Risk Ratios
Hazard Ratios
Straight Versus Standardized Ratios
Thinking About Study Results as a Whole and the Value of Meta-analysis
Cumulative and Interactive Effects
Patient Involvement in Decision-Making
Tools for Participatory Decision Making
Relationships and Communication Between Caregivers and Patients
Models of Practitioner-Patient Relationships
Practitioner-Patient Communication
Physical Environment
Verbal Communication
Nonverbal Communication
Desire for Information and Involvement
Medically Relevant Information
Negotiating the Relationship
Effective Collaboration with Patients-On a Tight Schedule
Importance of the Health-Care Team
Using Teams and Technology to Deliver Care
Planning the Medical Visit
Preappointment Counseling
Interactive Health Communication (IHC)
Group Consultations
Technology-Based Decision-Making Aids
Follow-Up Management
Technology-Based Adherence Aids
Digital Support Groups
Partening for Adherence in the Healthcare System
Simplicity and Quality of Life
Patient-Centered Interventions
Encouraging Self-Efficacy
Multifaceted Interventions to Improve Adherence
Partening and Barriers within Health-Care Systems
Access to Care
What Can Health Professionals Do?