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Theory in a nutshell : a practical guide to health promotion theories

Author: Don Nutbeam; Elizabeth Harris; Marilyn Wise
Publisher: Sydney : McGraw-Hill, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"[This book] provides practitioners and students of health promotion with an overview of the most influential theories and models used to guide health promotion practice. An explanation of the main elements of each theory id provided, followed by a commentary on it relative strengths and weaknesses, and some ideas as to how it can be related to the real world. Theories reflecting the range of activities currently  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Nutbeam; Elizabeth Harris; Marilyn Wise
ISBN: 9780070278431 0070278431
OCLC Number: 465073049
Description: xiii, 81 pages : illustrations
Contents: Theory --
Theories which explain health behaviour and health behaviour change by focusing on individual characteristics --
Theories on change in communities and communal action for health --
Models which guide communication to bring about behaviour change --
Models for change in organisations and creation of supportive organisational practices --
Models for development and implementation of health public policy.
Responsibility: Don Nutbeam, Elizabeth Harris, Marilyn Wise.

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Explores the main theoretical concepts and models in health promotion and explains the significance, practical application and impact of different theories on the individual, community and  Read more...

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