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Introduction to Health Behavior Theory, Third Edition

Author(s): Joanna Hayden, PhD, CHES, Professor Emeritus, Department of Public Health, William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey
  • ISBN-13: 9781284125115
  • Product With Access Code    308 pages      © 2019
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Introduction to Health Behavior Theory, Third Edition is designed to provide students with an easy to understand, interesting, and engaging introduction to the theoretical basis of health education. Written with the undergraduate in mind, the text uses comprehensive and accessible explanations to help students understand what theory is, how theories are developed, and what factors influence health behavior theory.

Covering the more frequently used health behavior theories, the author breaks each theory into concepts and constructs to enhance comprehension and encourage students to discover how these theories can be put into practice.

The Third Edition offers:

  • A new annotated bibliography in chapters 2-8 of articles demonstrating the practical application of the chapter theory.
  • New “Theory in Action” articles, class activities, and activity questions in chapters 2-8
  • Updated material and data through each chapter
  • Updated instructor ancillary materials including PowerPoint lecture slides and Test Bank.
Chapter  1  Introduction to Theory
Chapter  2  Self-Efficacy Theory
Chapter  3  The Theory of Reasoned Action and the Theory of Planned Behavior
Chapter  4  Health Belief Model
Chapter  5  Attribution Theory
Chapter  6  Transtheoretical Model - Stages of Change
Chapter  7  Protection Motivation Theory
Chapter  8  Social Cognitive Theory
Chapter  9  Diffusion of Innovation
Chapter  10  Social Ecological Model
Chapter  11  Social Capital Theory
Chapter  12  Choosing a Theory

Joanna Hayden, PhD, CHES-Professor Emeritus, Department of Public Health, William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey

Dr. Hayden is the Chairperson of the Department of Community Health at William Patterson University and Director of the School Nurse Certification Program She holds a master’s degree in health education from Montclair State College and a doctorate in community health education from New York University. She is a registered nurse and a certified health education specialist.  Her interests and expertise are in professional preparation and credentialing. She teaches Health Education Theory and Practice, Human Disease, and Applied Program Planning.

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The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781284125115

Instructor Manual
Slides in PowerPoint Format
Test Bank