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Education and persuasion strategies

Thomas Babor, Harold Holder, Raul Caetano, Ross Homel, Sally Casswell, Michael Livingston, Griffith Edwards, Esa Österberg, Norman Giesbrecht, Jürgen Rehm, Kathryn Graham, Robin Room, Joel Grube, Ingeborg Rossow, and Linda Hill

in Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity: Research and Public Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199551149
eISBN:
9780191720642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551149.003.013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Education and persuasion strategies are among the most popular approaches to the prevention of alcohol-related problems. This chapter examines these strategies in several contexts and settings, ... More


Public health interventions

John Walley

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.02
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the following topics: levels of disease prevention, public health programmes, intervention strategies, delivery strategies, public health and essential clinical interventions, ... More


Implementing Programs for the Primary Prevention of Diabetes in Non-Health-Care Settings: From Evidence to Practice

Ronald T. Ackermann and David G. Marrero

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Extensive research demonstrates the effectiveness of two broad strategies to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in adults: pharmacological therapy and structured lifestyle interventions. ... More


Effectiveness of Interventions at the Health System, Provider, and Patient Levels to Improve the Quality of Diabetes Care

Catherine Kim, Hae Mi Choe, Yeong Kwok, and Jennifer Wyckoff

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The identification, treatment, and control of diabetes complications and the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease can reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with diabetes. This ... More


Economic Costs of Diabetes and the Cost-Effectiveness of Interventions to Prevent and Control This Disease

Ping Zhang and Rui Li

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In addition to exerting a negative impact on health, diabetes imposes a large economic burden on the national health care system. Correspondingly, it stresses national economies as well as ... More


Principles and Strategies

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195112481
eISBN:
9780199865826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides a framework for developing partnerships with nontraditional settings. The four levels of community service delivery and intervention strategies for communities of color are ... More


Intervention Strategies for Metal Deficiency and Overload

Fudi Wang and Lihong Zhang

in Trace Metals and Infectious Diseases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029193
eISBN:
9780262327619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029193.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

An increasing amount of evidence shows the linkage between metal ion homeostasis and human disease. Deficiency or overload of metal ions play vital roles in many human diseases, including infectious ... More


Fundamentals of cognitive rehabilitation

Catherine A. Mateer

in The Effectiveness of Rehabilitation for Cognitive Deficits

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198526544
eISBN:
9780191689420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526544.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter describes the major conceptual approaches for working with individuals with acquired cognitive impairments, and provides guidelines ... More


Alternative Approaches to Welfare Policy Analysis: New Institutional Economics, Politics, and Political Economy

Sarah Cook and Gordon White

in Social Provision in Low-Income Countries: New Patterns and Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242191
eISBN:
9780191697050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242191.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The chapter examines creative attempts to analyse the political and economic realms of a particular country, central on the general and specific regulations and supervising bodies related to social ... More


Theories That Help to Understand Bullying

Faye Mishna

in Bullying: A Guide to Research, Intervention, and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199795406
eISBN:
9780199949687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795406.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter will entail a review of theoretical frameworks that are typically utilized to understand and address bullying, including an ecological systems framework, social learning, cognitive ... More


Quality of Diabetes Care (Current Levels, Distribution, and Trends) and Challenges in Measuring Quality of Care

Leonard M. Pogach and David C. Aron

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes current definitions and approaches used in assessing the quality of diabetes care and the underlying conceptual frameworks, evidence base, and methodological issues. It also ... More


Constructing Causal Stories and Moral Boundaries: Institutional Approaches to Sexual Problems

Stephen Ellingson

in The Sexual Organization of the City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470313
eISBN:
9780226470337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470337.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines institutional approaches to sexual problems by analyzing the interpretive stories and intervention strategies employed by healthcare and social-service organizations in Chicago. ... More


Leaders at War: How Presidents Shape Military Interventions

Elizabeth N. Saunders

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449222
eISBN:
9780801460999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449222.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

One of the most contentious issues in contemporary foreign policy—especially in the United States—is the use of military force to intervene in the domestic affairs of other states. Some military ... More


The Perversion of Youth: Controversies in the Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

Frank C. DiCataldo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720011
eISBN:
9780814785225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720011.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Over the past two decades, concern about adolescent sex offenders has grown at an astonishing pace, garnering heated coverage in the media and providing fodder for television shows like Law and ... More


Cultural Regulation, Self-regulation, and Sexuality: A Psycho-Cultural Model of HIV Risk in Latino Gay Men

Richard Parker, Regina Maria Barbosa, and Peter Aggleton

in Framing the Sexual Subject: The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, and Power

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218369
eISBN:
9780520922754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218369.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses interrelated social and cultural factors that impact the lives of Latino gay men, thus making it impossible for many to reduce risk in their sexual practice. It provides a ... More


Academic Motivation and the Culture of Schooling: Integration of Findings

Adele Eskeles Gottfried

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

While the previous chapter concentrated on the consistent themes presented in this book, this chapter focuses on examining the common threads visible in the findings about academic motivation and ... More


Gendered Scripts and the Sexual Scene: Promoting Sexual Subjects among Brazilian Teenagers

Richard Parker, Regina Maria Barbosa, and Peter Aggleton

in Framing the Sexual Subject: The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, and Power

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218369
eISBN:
9780520922754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218369.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter aims to re-think the types of intervention strategies that have controlled education and prevention approaches to HIV/AIDS vulnerability. It analyzes in detail the roles of gender and ... More


Interventions in Context

Stephen J. Kunitz

in Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199688203
eISBN:
9780191767500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688203.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter outlines a general typology of public health interventions, illustrated by the history of programmes for native American Indian populations. Three types of intervention are noted: ... More


Macroeconomic Factors, Youth Violence, and the Developing Child

Nancy G. Guerra

in Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter employs a lifecycle approach to describe different kinds of links between macroeconomic factors and violent behavior that occur across the developmental continuum. It argues that such ... More


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