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Health Behavioral Change Imperative Theory, Education, and Practice in Diverse Populations

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ISBN-10: 0306472732

ISBN-13: 9780306472732

Edition: 2002

Authors: Jay Carrington Chunn

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Health experts independently state that the most critical urban problems are preventable. This brings an added challenge to public health practitioners working in inner cities with predominately minority communities. In addition to deadly diseases - including transmittable diseases - violence, whether it is physical, sexual or child abuse, is the other predominant morbidity factor that urban areas confront.Because of these concerns, there is a need for health professionals working with the communities to critically examine health behavior theories and prevention methodologies. Additionally, new prevention practices and programs need to be developed for community-based interventions to…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 8/31/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 181
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

The Health Behavioral Change Imperative: Paradigm Shifts and Prevention Mandate
Strategies for Health Behavior Change
Cultural Competence in Behavioral Health Care
Prevention Science: Theory, Research, and Implications for Practice
Violence Prevention in African American Youth
Applying Mental Health Behavioral Change to Ethnonational Conflict Resolution
Development of Authenticity in Public Health: A Culturecology Model as a Culture Critique
The Preparation and Scope of Practice for Future Advanced Public Health Practitioners in Doctoral Programs
The Social Context for Faith and Health
Healing an Addiction through a Twelve Step Program Ending in Faith
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