Chapter 1 Outline
1. Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well being. It is not the mere absence of
disease or infirmary.
2. In earlier times, infectious disease agents caused the main public health issues. These
Outline Chapter 4
1. Explain Value-Expectancy Theory
a. Assume that people will change a behavior if they anticipate the personal benefits
derived from the outcome will outweigh any costsincurred through enacting the
2. What is mental math
Chapter 2 Outline
1. Public Health theory is a core of approaches that strive to make changes to the environment and
it enhances behavior and achieves health for all people. It achieves this through development,
implementation and evaluation of al
Outline Chapter 5
1. What is fear? Provide an example of a time you demonstrated a fear response.
a. Fear is a chain reaction in the brain that starts when faced with a stressful stimulus and
ends with the release of chemicals that cause your heart to rac
Chapter 7 Outline
1. What is Behavioral Economics?
a. Extensively applied to understanding decision making both in general and in
subpopulations of unhealthy or at-risk individuals.
(a hybrid field integrating principles from psychology and economics to
Outline Chapter 6
1. What is a stage theory? How is it different from value-expectancy theory?
a. Stage theories are a subset of value-expectancy theories, share the same underlying
principles and assumptions as value-expectancy theories, but they are dis
1. Value-Expectancy theory assumes that people will engage in or change a behavior if they
anticipate the personal benefits derived from the outcome will outweigh any costs incurred
through enacting the behavior.
c. a &