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Changing conservation behaviors

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

in Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567714
eISBN:
9780191718311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567714.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The road to behavior change is paved with many theories. The disciplines of education, sociology, and psychology provide frameworks and models that can be used to influence people's ... More


Understanding Behavior Change: The Theory Behind Informing, Motivating, and Planning for Health

Leslie R. Martin, Kelly B. Haskard-Zolnierek, and M. Robin DiMatteo

in Health Behavior Change and Treatment Adherence: Evidence-based Guidelines for Improving Healthcare

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380408
eISBN:
9780199864454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380408.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews theoretical models that have guided thinking and research on health behavior change, providing a historical perspective on major developments in the field. Included in this ... More


Health Behavior Change and Treatment Adherence: Evidence-based Guidelines for Improving Healthcare

Leslie Martin, Kelly Haskard-Zolnierek, and M. Robin DiMatteo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380408
eISBN:
9780199864454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380408.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Each year, millions of people resolve to take better care of their health and almost a billion medical visits take place. Yet as many as half of these visits result in patient nonadherence, and most ... More


Marketing conservation

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

in Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567714
eISBN:
9780191718311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567714.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter reviews a number of marketing techniques that can help increase conservation-related behavior. Modeling, commitment, incentives, and feedback can be designed into a program to make a new ... More


Network Interventions

Thomas W. Valente

in Social Networks and Health: Models, Methods, and Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195301014
eISBN:
9780199777051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301014.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter describes how network data can be used to accelerate behavior change and/or improving organizational performance. Network interventions consist of behavior change programs that use ... More


Population approaches to promote healthful eating behaviours

Simone A. French

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents an overview of the latest research on population-based interventions to promote healthful food choices. It begins by providing an overview of the theoretical models and ... More


Behavior

Marc J. Roberts, William Hsiao, Peter Berman, and Michael R. Reich

in Getting Health Reform Right: A Guide to Improving Performance and Equity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195371505
eISBN:
9780199863839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371505.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes methods for changing individual behavior through population-based interventions. The main concern is how behavior can be used to improve health-system performance and promote ... More


Population approaches to increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour among children and adults

Jo Salmon and Abby C. King

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a selected overview of the latest evidence for population approaches for increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour in different population segments (e.g., ... More


Diffusion of Innovations

Thomas W. Valente

in Social Networks and Health: Models, Methods, and Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195301014
eISBN:
9780199777051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301014.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews diffusion of innovations theory which has been the theory that has used network principles and perspectives most extensively. An introduction to the theory and a review of its ... More


Summary

Thomas W. Valente

in Social Networks and Health: Models, Methods, and Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195301014
eISBN:
9780199777051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301014.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This summary chapter reviews the models, methods, and applications that have been presented throughout the book. Network concepts have focused the research attention of many scientists and produced a ... More


History

Thomas W. Valente

in Social Networks and Health: Models, Methods, and Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195301014
eISBN:
9780199777051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301014.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Chapter two provides a brief introduction to the history of social network analysis research and notes that network research development was delayed in part by an over-emphasis on inferential ... More


The Power of Planning: Self-Control by Effective Goal-striving

Peter M. Gollwitzer, Caterina Gawrilow, and Gabriele Oettingen

in Self Control in Society, Mind, and Brain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391381
eISBN:
9780199776894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391381.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

As highlighted by Kurt Lewin, goal attainment is not yet secured solely by forming strong commitments to highly desirable and feasible goals. There is always the subsequent issue of implementing a ... More


What If Psychology Redesigned the Criminal Justice System?

Joel A. Dvoskin, Jennifer L. Skeem, Raymond W. Novaco, and Kevin S. Douglas

in Using Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384642
eISBN:
9780199914609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384642.003.0069
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Protecting public safety is the overarching goal of imprisonment and, indeed, the entire criminal justice system. Although reasonable experts will disagree about the optimal pathway (e.g., ... More


How can behaviour be changed?

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the reasons why people pursue unhealthy behaviours. It then presents a model for behaviour change that pharmacists can use in their daily practice and provides an introduction ... More


Social Networks and Health: Models, Methods, and Applications

Thomas W. Valente

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195301014
eISBN:
9780199777051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301014.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Social Networks and Health provides a comprehensive introduction to how social networks influence health behaviors. Section one provides an introduction to major research themes and perspectives ... More


Citizens’ reflections on behaviour change policies

Rebecca Askew, Sarah Cotterill, and Stephen Greasley

in Changing local governance, changing citizens

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422170
eISBN:
9781447301677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422170.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter reviews behaviour-change policy. The label ‘behaviour change’ has been adopted in the policy literature for a collection of interventions that are based primarily on persuasive ... More


Developing and validating complex behavioural outcome measures

Rochelle N. Shain, Sondra Perdue, Jeanna M. Piper, Alan E.C. Holden, Jane Champion, and Edward R. Newton

in Effective Sexual Health Interventions: Issues in Experimental Evaluation

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198508496
eISBN:
9780191723797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508496.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Interventions developed to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have typically focused on changes in discrete behaviours. However, simple behaviours alone may not be directly ... More


The Big Solutions: Climate Change, Resource Cycles, and Diet

David A. Cleveland

in Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277410
eISBN:
9780520957084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277410.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Agrifood systems divert resources from biogeochemical cycles (e.g., carbon and nitrogen cycles) to produce food, with major negative effects, including global warming. Global warming is changing ... More


Beyond behaviour change: "Key issues, interdisciplinary approaches and future directions"

Fiona Spotswood (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317555
eISBN:
9781447317579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317555.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Through its 14 chapters, this book presents a first view of the different perspectives within the fragmented field of behaviour change. The first part presents a series of perspectives of behaviour ... More


A Theory of Social Proximity: Accounting for Societal-Level Behavior Change

Kate Macintyre and Carl Kendall

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032535
eISBN:
9780813039305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines societal-level behavior change and the importance of social proximity in addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa. It argues that social proximity may be a ... More


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