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Unformatted text preview: ables - operational forms of constructs.
Models - generalized, hypothetical descriptions,
used to analyze or explain something
used Selecting Theories for Application
Take into account the multiple factors
influencing health behavior
Process doesn’’t begin with a theory.
– Don’’t just pick the latest one you read about
or heard of, pick what is appropriate
or It starts with thorough understanding of
situation: topic, unit of analysis, type of
behavior, population, etc
behavior, When the Theory Fits ……...
You can make assumptions about a behavior,
health problem or condition of people or the
environment that are:
Consistent with everyday observations
Supported by past research in the same area or
related Theories / Models of Health Behavior
– Stimulus Response (SR)
Health Belief Model (HBM)
Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA)
Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB)
Transtheoretical Model w/ Stages of Change (TTM) Interpersonal
– Social Cognitive Theory
– Social Support / Social Networks Community
– Social Marketing
Diffusion of Innovation/Communication
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2014 for the course HLTH 240 taught by Professor Breeden during the Spring '10 term at Clemson.
- Spring '10