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Unformatted text preview: 1/13/2011 1 What is health behavior? Go to page 33 of your packets What is theory ? A well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world. "theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses " How can theory be applied to health behavior change ? Many government agencies (especially federal) will not award grants if an intervention is not theory-based. Social Ecological Model Social Ecological Model MODELS OF INTRAPERSONAL MODELS OF INTRAPERSONAL (INDIVIDUAL) (INDIVIDUAL) HEALTH BEHAVIOR HEALTH BEHAVIOR 1/13/2011 2 HEALTH BELIEF MODEL (HBM) Number 1 Health Belief Model (HBM) Name of Construct Definition Susceptibility Beliefs about the chances of getting a condition. Severity Beliefs about the seriousness of a condition and its consequences Benefits Beliefs about the effectiveness of taking action to reduce risk or seriousness Barriers Beliefs about the material and psychological costs of taking action Cues to Action Factors that activate readiness to change...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course HLTH 300 taught by Professor Randypage during the Winter '11 term at BYU.
- Winter '11