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Essentials of Health Behavior

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ISBN-10: 1449698506

ISBN-13: 9781449698508

Edition: 2nd 2015

Authors: Mark Edberg

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Health promotion, education, and prevention programs ultimately focus on changing health behavior. Essentials of Health Behavior, Second Edition provides the groundwork for understanding, assessing, and effectively applying theories of human behavior within the practice of public health. In clear and accessible language, it provides the student with a background of the kinds of social and behavioral theories that guide our understanding of health related behavior and form the background for health promotion and prevention efforts. Filled with real life examples and profiles, the text explores some of the ways in which these theories and approaches are used in applied health promotion…    
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Book details

List price: $74.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 11/14/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Mark Edberg , Ph.D, M.A., is Associate Professor at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, with secondary appointments in the Department of Anthropology and the Elliott School of International Affairs. His work on this volume was conducted under his concurrent role as Director of Qualitative Research for Development Services Group, Inc. (DSG). He has directed or co-directed numerous research and intervention efforts focusing on at-risk youth, in both domestic and global contexts.