Health Behavior Theory

Operational models generalized hypothetical

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

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