Provides a comprehensive, highly accessible, and in-depth analysis of health behavior theories that are most relevant to health education. Includes the most current information on theory, research, and practice at individual, interpersonal, and community and group levels. This edition includes substantial new content on current and emerging theories of health communication, e-health, culturally diverse communities, health promotion, the impact of stress, the importance of networks and community, social marketing, and evaluation.
Part one: Health education and health behavior: the foundations -- The scope of health behavior and health education / The editors -- Theory, research, and practice in health behavior and health education / The editors
Part two: Models of individual health behavior / Barbara K. Rimer -- The health belief model / Victoria L. Champion and Celette Sugg Skinner -- Theory of reasoned action, theory of planned behavior, and the integrated behavioral model / Daniel E. Montaño and Danuta Kasprzyk -- The transtheoretical model and stages of change / James O. Prochaska, Colleen A. Redding, and Kerry E. Evers -- The precaution adoption process model / Neil D. Weinstein, Peter M. Sandman, and Susan J. Blalock -- Perspectives on health behavior theories that focus on individuals / Noel T. Brewer and Barbara K. Rimer
Part three: Models of interpersonal health behavior -- How individuals, environments, and health behaviors interact: social cognitive theory / Alfred L. McAlister, Cheryl L. Perry, and Guy S. Parcel -- Social networks and social support / Catherine A. Heaney and Barbara A. Israel -- Stress, coping, and health behavior / Karen Glanz and Marc D. Schwartz -- Key interpersonal functions and health outcomes: lessons from theory and research on clinician-patient communication / Richard L. Street Jr. and Ronald M. Epstein -- Perspectives on models of interpersonal health behavior / K. Viswanath
Part four: Community and group models of health behavior change / Karen Glanz -- Improving health through community organization and community building / Meredith Minkler, Nina Wallerstein, and Nance Wilson -- Diffusion of innovations / Brian Oldenburg and Karen Glanz -- Mobilizing organizations for health promotion: theories of organizational change / Frances Dunn Butterfoss, Michelle C. Kegler, and Vincent T. Francisco -- Communication theory and health behavior change: the media studies framework / John R. Finnegan Jr. and K. Viswanath -- Perspectives on group, organization, and community interventions / Michelle C. Kegler and Karen Glanz
Part five: Using theory in research and practice -- Using the precede-proceed model to apply health behavior theories / Andrea Carson Gielen ... [et al.] -- Social marketing / J. Douglas Storey, Gary B. Saffitz, and Jose G. Rimón -- Ecological models of health behavior / James F. Sallis, Neville Owen, and Edwin B. Fisher -- Evaluation of theory-based interventions / Russell E. Glasgow and Laura A. Linnan -- Perspectives on using theory: past, present, and future / Karen Glanz and Barbara K. Rimer