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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. Its the ten WORST years, isnt it folks? The ones at the end. Its 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 Leventhals 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 its attention to health behaviors 7 attention to health behaviors...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY 104 taught by Professor Lefbvre during the Fall '09 term at Wofford.
- Fall '09