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Consider social engineering levelsofprevention four

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Unformatted text preview: societal achievement. • Consider: Social engineering. Levels of Prevention Four things we know about health behaviors health Health habits are fairly stable, and do not Health change (much) over time. change Health protective behaviors are not Health strongly related to each other. strongly Health protective behaviors are not Health controlled by a single set of response tendencies or attitudes. tendencies Factors influencing health behaviors can Factors vary across individuals. vary Factors within individuals that influence health behaviors influence Many health behaviors are less pleasurable than unhealthy alternatives. Adoption of new behaviors may require changing longstanding habits. When healthy there’s little incentive to change a problem behavior. No certainty that you will suffer the negative consequences of problem behavior. Need skil...
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