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Integrating behavioral and social sciences with public health

Author: Neil Schneiderman; et al
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2001.
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An examination of the ways that community-based behavioural and social science has been applied to major public health concerns. The contributors discuss mobilization, prevention programmes,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Schneiderman; et al
ISBN: 1557987211 9781557987211
OCLC Number: 44110277
Description: xvi, 405 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Behavioral science, social science, and public health in the 21st century / Neil Schneiderman and Marjorie A. Speers --
Ch. 2. Creating social and public health environments to sustain behavior change : lessons from obesity research / Margaret A. Chesney, Rebecca C. Thurston, and Katrina A. Thomas --
Ch. 3. Socioeconomic factors in the behavioral and psychosocial epidemiology of cardiovascular disease / John Lynch --
Ch. 4. Community intervention in cardiovascular health promotion : North Karelia, 1972-1999 / Pekka Puska and Antti Uutela --
Ch. 5. Exposure to urban violence : shifting from an individual to an ecological perspective / Raymond P. Lorion --
Ch. 6. Action research : informing interventions in male violence against women / Sarah L. Cook and Mary P. Koss --
Ch. 7. Strategies for preventing HIV infection among injecting drug users : taking interventions to the people / Don C. Des Jarlais and Samuel R. Friedman --
Ch. 8. Community involvement in HIV/AIDS prevention / Seth C. Kalichman, Anton Somlai, and Kathleen Sikkema --
Ch. 9. Social and behavioral interventions to increase breast cancer screening / Barbara K. Rimer ... [et al.] --
Ch. 10. Integrating perspectives on the prevention of unintentional injuries / Andrea Carlson Gielen and Deborah C. Girasek --
Ch. 11. Community mobilization for prevention and health promotion can work / Abraham Wandersman --
Ch. 12. Assessing the economic costs and benefits of behavioral interventions / David R. Holtgrave and Steven D. Pinkerton --
Ch. 13. Toward a psychosocially healthy work environment : broader roles for psychologists and sociologists / Robert Karasek --
Ch. 14. Evaluation of community-based health programs : an alternate perspective / Robert M. Goodman --
Ch. 15. Efficacy and effectiveness trials in health promotion and disease prevention : design and analysis of group-randomized trials / David M. Murray --
Ch. 16. Empowerment evaluation and self-determination : a practical approach toward program improvement and capacity building / David Fetterman --
Ch. 17. Public health and religion / Diane M. Becker. Ch. 14 Evaluation of Community-Based Health Programs: An Alternate Perspective --
Ch. 15 Efficacy and Effectiveness Trials in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: Design and Analysis of Group-Randomized Trials --
Ch. 16 Empowerment Evaluation and Self-Determination: A Practical Approach Toward Program Improvement and Capacity Building --
Ch. 17 Public Health and Religion.
Responsibility: edited by Neil Schneiderman ... [et al.].

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