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The Handbook of Health Behavior Change

Fifth Edition

Marisa E. Hilliard (editor) Kristin A. Riekert (editor)
Judith K. Ockene (editor)
Lori Pbert (editor)

ISBN: 9780826180131

Publication Date: Apr 2018

Format: Paperback

Provides a foundational review of health behaviour change theories, research methodologies, and intervention strategies across a range of populations, age groups, and health conditions. This handbook examines numerous, complex, and often co-occuring factors that can both positively and negatively influence people's ability to change behaviours to enhance their health.
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This revised and updated fifth edition of the highly acclaimed "gold standard" textbook continues to provide a foundational review of health behavior change theories, research methodologies, and intervention strategies across a range of populations, age groups, and health conditions. It examines numerous, complex, and often co-occuring factors that can both positively and negatively influence people's ability to change behaviors to enhance their health including intrapersonal, interpersonal, sociocultural, environmental, systems, and policy factors, in the context of leading theoretical frameworks. Beyond understanding predictors and barriers to achieving meaningful health behavior change, the Handbook provides an updated review of the evidence base for novel and well-supported behavioral interventions and offers recommendations for future research.

New content includes chapters on Sun Protection, Interventions within the Family System, and the Role of Technology in Behavior Change. Throughout the textbook, updated reviews emphasize Mobile health technologies and electronic health data capture and transmission and a focus on implementation science. And the fifth edition, like the previous edition, provides learning objectives and discussion questions to facilitate use by course instructors in health psychology, behavioral medicine, and public health.

Handbook of Health Behavior Change 5th Edition is a valuable resource for students at the graduate and advanced undergraduate level in the fields of public or population health, medicine, behavioral science, health communications, medical sociology and anthropology, preventive medicine, and health psychology. It also is a great reference for clinical investigators, behavioral and social scientists, and healthcare practitioners who grapple with the challenges of supporting individuals, families, and systems when trying to make impactful health behavior change.

New to the Fifth Edition:
  • Revised and updated to encompass the most current research and empirical evidence in health behavior change
  • Includes new chapters on Sun Protection, Interventions with the Family System, and the Role of Technology in Behavior Change
  • Increased focus on innovations in technology in relation to health behavior change research and interventions

Key Features:
  • The most comprehensive review of behavior change interventions
  • Provides practical, empirically-based information and tools for behavior change
  • Focus on robust behavior theories, multiple contexts of health behaviors, and the role of technology in health behavior change.
  • Applicable to a wide variety of courses including public health, behavior change, preventive medicine, and health psychology
  • Organized to facilitate curriculum development and includes tools to assist course instructors, including learning objectives for each chapter
  • Appropriate for academic and public health researchers and clinical care practitioners
Pages 568
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Apr 2018
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
Subject/s Psychology   Society & culture: general   Nursing   Clinical psychology   Public health & preventive medicine   Medical imaging   Health psychology  
    Section 1: Theoretical Models of Behavior Change
  • 1. Individual Theories, Mary R. Janevic and Cathleen M. Connell
  • 2. Understanding Population Health from Multi-Level and Community-Based Models, Marian L. Fitzgibbon, J. Buscemi, M. Cory, A. Jagpal, B. Brush, A. Kong, and L. Tussing-Humphreys
  • Section 2: Barriers to and Facilitators of Lifestyle Change and Disease Management
  • 3. Psychosocial Predictors of Behavior Change, Summer L. Williams and Kelly B. Haskard-Zolnierek
  • 4. Developmental Influences on Behavior Change: Children, Adolescents, Emerging Adults, and the Elderly, Crystal S. Lim, Elizabeth Schneider, and David M. Janicke
  • 5. Culture, Behavior, and Health, Milagros C. Rosal, Monica L. Wang, and Valerie J. Silfee
  • Section 3: Lifestyle Change and Disease Prevention Interventions
  • 6. Dietary Behavior Change, Cynthia A. Thomson and Craig Johnston
  • 7. Physical Activity Behavior, Jylana L. Sheats, Sandra J. Winter, Lauren A. Grieco, and Abby C. King
  • 8. Skin Cancer and Melanoma Prevention: UV Radiation Exposure, Tanning, and Sun Protection, Jennifer M. Taber and Sarah A. Hayes
  • 9. Addressing Tobacco Use and Dependence, Lori Pbert, Denise Jolicoeur, Brianna L. Haskins, and Judith K. Ockene
  • 10. Alcohol Prevention and Treatment: Interventions for Hazardous, Harmful, and Dependent Drinkers, Emma Geijer-Simpson, Ruth McGovern, and Eileen Kaner
  • 11. Reducing Stress to Improve Health, David J. Finitsis, Ellen A. Dornelas, Jonathan Gallagher, and Hannah Janis
  • 12. Building a Science for Multiple-Risk Behavior Change, Judith J. Prochaska, Janice M. Prochaska, and James O. Prochaska
  • Section 4: Chronic Disease Management Interventions
  • 13. Chronic Disease Management Interventions: Cardiovascular Disease, Laura L. Hayman
  • 14. Diabetes Management Behaviors: The Key to Optimal Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, Korey K. Hood, Jennifer Raymond, Rebecca N. Adams, Molly L. Tanenbaum, and Michael A. Harris
  • 15. Behavioral Management of Chronic Respiratory Diseases: Examples from Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Kristin Riekert, Eakin, and Rand
  • 16. Chronic Infectious Disease Management Interventions, Scott D. Rhodes, Aimee M. Wilkin, Claire Abraham, Timothy S. Oh, and Laura H. Bachmann
  • 17. Adherence to Treatment and Lifestyle Changes Among People with Cancer, Amy H. Peterman, David Victorson, and David Cella
  • 18. Obesity, Rachel W. Goode, Yang Yu, and Lora E. Burke
  • Section 5: Interventions to Support Health Behavior Change Across Systems
  • 19. Interventions with the Family System, Emily R. Hamburger, Lindsay S. Mayberry, Kimberly L. Savin, and Sarah S. Jaser
  • 20. School Interventions to Support Health Behavior Change, Rebekka M. Lee and Steven L. Gortmaker
  • 21. Prevention of Chronic Disease at the Worksite, Stephenie C. Lemon, Elizabeth Ablah, and Barbara Estabrook
  • 22. Health Care Provider and System Interventions Promoting Health Behavior Change, Anne C. Dobmeyer, Jeffrey L. Goodie, and Christopher L. Hunter
  • 23. The Role of the Built Environment in Supporting Health Behavior Change, Angie L. Cradock
  • Section 6: Health Behavior Change Research Methodology
  • 24. Principles of Health Behavior Measurement, Marisa Hilliard and Rachel Wasserman
  • 25. Role of Technology in Behavior Change to Expand Reach and Impact on Public Health, Bradford William Hesse, Ellen Beckjord, and David K. Ahern

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