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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style Health Behavior and Chapter 6 Lecture Outline Leading Health Indicators Life style factors Alameda County Study, Whitehall Studies Why do people behave in health compromising ways? Level of analysis Theory How do we think about health issues? When are people ready to engage in healthy behaviors? Click to edit Master subtitle style Part 1 Leading Health Indicators The Problem Healthy People 2010 Leading health indicators http://www.healthypeople.gov/LHI/ What is the health of our nation? Most leading causes of death are behavioral http://205.207.175.93/hdi/ReportFolders/reportFolders Lifestyle factors so the #1 Cause of Click to edit Master subtitle style Part 2 Alameda County Study The Alameda County Study Berkman, L.F. & Breslow, L. (1983) Health and Ways of Living: The Alameda County Study. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Classic prospective community study Purpose Study the influence of health practices and social relationships on the physical and mental health of a typical sample of the population Health and Ways of Living panel Human Population Laboratory Longitudinal study 1965: 6,928 men and women 1965 Alameda cohort The Alameda County Study Method-Sample O bj1 0 (Kaplan et al., 2007)...
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This note was uploaded on 07/05/2010 for the course PSY 338 taught by Professor Lombardo during the Spring '10 term at Oakland University.

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