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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 3 Q UIN 1 Seeking Health Care Objectives • Analyze health behaviors using Health Beliefs Model, Theory of Reasoned Action, and Theory of Planned Behavio 2 Behavior • Design interventions based on transtheoretical model • Predict behavior based on sick role and patient role Introduction Well you know, smoking takes 10 years off of your life. It’s the ten WORST years, isn’t it folks? The ones at the end. It’s the wheelchair, adult diaper, kidney dialysis f— 3 king years. You can have those years!- Dennis Leary Health Care System Use • Going to the doctor is never pleasant • Environment • Routine medical visit 4 – Procedures – Setting – OB/GYN Exam Why Do People Use System • Assumption: most people will seek medical attention when sick • But, people differ in their use of the health care system 5 • Spectrum of behaviors – Avoid to constant • Illness beliefs have not changed in 400 years Why Do People Use System • Leventhal’s self-regulatory model – Stage 1: Interpretation • Making sense of the problem • Symptom perception, social messages 6 – Stage 2: Coping • Dealing with problem • Approach vs. avoidance – Stage 3: Appraisal • How effective was stage 2? Health Behaviors • Modern medical technology • Many diseases have behavioral component • Psychology has only recently turned it’s attention to health behaviors 7 attention to health behaviors...
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- Fall '09
- Psychology, Theory of planned behavior, Health Behaviors