This substantially revised second edition of Emerging Theories in Health Promotion Practice and Research focusing on the most current research on individual, community, and ecological approaches. The 17 theories described cover the spectrum of health behavior and behavior change, including social influences, self-esteem, conservation of resources, self-determination, community coalition, community capacity, natural helpers, prevention marketing, social action, gender and power, triadic influence, and interactive domain. Each chapter includes a summary, and the contents are bracketed by individual chapters on foundations of theory, and applying of theory.
Adolescent Health: Understanding and Preventing Risk Behaviors provides a strong foundation in current research, theory, and policy for those who study and work with adolescents. -- PsycCritiques, American Psychological Association (February 17, 2010, Vol. 55,)
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June 01, 2009
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