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By Colette Browning, BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD and Shane A. Thomas, DipPubPol, PhD, MAPS
306 pagesTrim Size 9 1/5 X 6 1/8 inCopyright 2006$87.95, Paperback, Reference
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Behavioural Change provides a comprehensive overview of what is known about our ability to change behaviour of people across a wide range of domains including smoking, physical activity and exercise, eating and nutrition, sexual behaviour, drugs and alcohol use, sleep, crash and injury prevention, depression, gambling and self-management of chronic illness. It not only reviews the evidence concerning these issues but also provides original insights into how effective and sustainable intervention programs may be designed and delivered to address them. The main emphasis of the book is on linking research knowledge, i.e. the evidence base, and its translation into effective and sustainable programs. State of the art reviews are presented in an accessible but authoritative manner. The emphasis upon transfer to programs is very useful for practitioners and students.
"This comprehensive text covers an important area for social and public healthcare practitioners. It is clearly written in a scholarly yet accessible style." Peter Hadwin; Nursing Standard vol. 20
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By Colette Browning, BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD, Associate Professor in Public Health, La Trobe University, Australia and Shane A. Thomas, DipPubPol, PhD, MAPS, Professor and Director of Primary Care Research, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Research School in Population Health, Australian National University
Professor and Director, International Institute for Primary Health Care Research,
Health and Family Planning Capacity Building and Continuing Education Center of Shenzhen, China