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health psyc 1 - Psychological Theories Explaining Behavior...

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Psychological Theories Explaining Behavior and their change Which individuals are least likely to be engage in healthy behaviors by age : Adolescents. Socioeconomic Status: Barriers to engage in exercise due to problematic neighbor and poor access to healthy food. Cultural and Social Influences: If other individuals are doing it, we are most likely to do it. Family friends, media may influence us. Cognitive Factors: Refers to ones belief and goals and knowledge about healthy eating. Environmental contingencies : The association between a behavior and its consequences. Cognitive Model I: Health Belief Model ----- Why some people who are healthy take action to avoid illness while others do not. -------Decisions about our health are based on four interactive factors. --------------------One’s perceived Vulnerability or susceptibility - How vulnerable or threatened a person feels him herself to be to a particular disease. - Perceived seriousness or severity of health threat Perceived Bendfits and Barriers
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