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Introduction to Health Behavior Theory, Fourth Edition by Joanna Hayden provides an accessible and engaging introduction to the theoretical basis of health education.
Covering the more commonly used health behavior theories in individual chapters, 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.
Summary of Contents
Ch 1 Introduction to Theory
Ch 2 Self-Efficacy Theory
Ch 3 Theory of Reasoned Action and Theory of Planned Behavior
Ch 4 Health Belief Model
Ch 5 Attribution Theory
Ch 6 Transtheoretical Model-Stages of Change
Cha 7 Protection Motivation Theory
Ch 8 Social Cognitive Theory
Ch 9 Diffusion of Innovation
Ch 10 Social Ecological Model
Ch 11 Social Capital Theory
Ch 12 Choosing a Theory