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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


Social Support, Social Control, and Health Behavior Change in Spouses

Kieran T. Sullivan, Lauri Pasch, Kathrine Bejanyan, and Katherine Hanson

in Support Processes in Intimate Relationships

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195380170
eISBN:
9780199864355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380170.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter reviews the research on the effects of social support and social control on health behavior in intimate relationships. The authors apply the transtheoretical model of change to account ... More


Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Amanda Killoran and Mike P. Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Evidence-Based Public Health: Effectiveness and Efficiency continues the themes raised in Public Health Evidence: tackling health inequalities. Written by the same team, this book is a ... More


Role of social and behavioral research in assessing the utility of genetic information

Saskia C. Sanderson, Christopher H. Wade, and Colleen M. McBride

in Human Genome Epidemiology, 2nd Edition: Building the evidence for using genetic information to improve health and prevent disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398441
eISBN:
9780199776023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398441.003.0025
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes and critiques the state of the science with respect to understanding how genetic information has been, and how genomic information might, in the future, be used to improve ... More


Apples and Oranges: A Critique of Current Trends in the Study of Religion, Spirituality, and Health

Gail Gaisin Glicksman and Allen Glicksman

David E. Guinn (ed.)

in Handbook of Bioethics and Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178739
eISBN:
9780199784943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178734.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In recent years a new approach to the study of religion in the social sciences has emerged. It differs from the classical approach in four important ways. First, it treats all specific religious ... More


A life course perspective on women’s health behaviours

Mary Schooling and Diana Kuh

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Adult behaviours such as smoking, alcohol consumption, diet, and exercise are sources of risk for many chronic diseases and the need to change unhealthy behaviours remains a key aspect of health ... More


Users, Non-users, Clients, and Help-seekers: The Use of Categories in Research on Health Behaviour

Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer

in Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Using two examples of research on health behaviour that combined quantitative and qualitative methods, this analysis shows that information that captures the perspectives of users can be at odds with ... More


Social inequality and public health

Salvatore J. Babones (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423207
eISBN:
9781447303398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423207.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Public health in the early 21st century increasingly considers how social inequalities impact on individual health, moving away from the focus on how disease relates to the individual person. This ... 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


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


Modeling Determinants of Population Health

T. Kue Young

in Population Health: Concepts and Methods

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195158540
eISBN:
9780199864379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158540.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents different models and pathways of health and introduces the concept of health determinants, which include genetic susceptibility, physical environment, personal lifestyles and ... More


Behaviour change

L. J. Cooke, M. J. Jarvis, and J. Wardle

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0049
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on three aspects of health behaviour vital to the reduction of coronary heart disease (CHD): smoking cessation, increased physical activity, and improved diet. The successes ... More


Cultural Adaptation Styles and Health: Risks of Staying Separate or Assimilating

Paul R. Smokowski and Martica Bacallao

in Becoming Bicultural: Risk, Resilience, and Latino Youth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740897
eISBN:
9780814708798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740897.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the impact of cultural adaptation styles on the mental health, health, and adjustment in Latino immigrant adolescents and adults. Drawing on theoretical frameworks combined with ... More


Fiscal policy and health related behaviours

Anne Ludbrook

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the evidence concerning the impact that fiscal policy has on health behaviour and the relative effectiveness of fiscal policy and other interventions. The evidence will be set ... More


Evaluating environmental interventions through natural experiments

Melvyn Hillsdon

in Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569298
eISBN:
9780191594427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Natural experiments occur when policy or the forces of nature conspire to produce environments where variations in exposure to health-promoting or health-damaging environments are ‘naturally’ ... More


Inequalities in the health behaviour of children and youth: policy and practice

Sheena Asthana and Joyce Halliday

in What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on three significant areas where health behaviour is markedly unequal in children and youth: diet and nutrition, substance abuse, sexual health, together with education and ... More


Vulnerability, disadvantage, and sexual health

Roger Ingham and Debbie Smith

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter defines the important role of social context in influencing health behaviours and health. It focuses on the complex interplay between vulnerability, disadvantage, and sexual health among ... More


Inequalities in health behaviours and the life trajectories of children and youth: research evidence

Sheena Asthana and Joyce Halliday

in What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the influence of youth culture on social class differences in health behaviours. The findings indicate that problematic risk behaviours such as smoking and hard drug misuse ... More


Health-related lifestyle

Jan Abel Olsen

in Principles in Health Economics and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199237814
eISBN:
9780191717215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237814.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores alternative interventions in people's health-related behaviour, for the purpose of making us choose a healthy diet, exercise more, and reduce the use of substances. It discusses ... More


Health: The Health Profile of Muslims in Scotland

Maria Kristiansen and Aziz Sheikh

in Scotland's Muslims: Society, Politics and Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474427234
eISBN:
9781474438407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427234.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Human happiness and well-being are, to a large extent, dependent upon the health of the individual. Similarly, healthy populations are an important prerequisite for societal progress and prosperity ... More


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