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Changing Behaviours: A Practical Framework

Sections: 

1. Introduction



2. Conditions for behavioural change; Explanation, Applicable Strategies:

A. strong positive intention

B. no environmental barriers

C. skills to perform the behaviour.

D. advantages outweigh the disadvantages.

E. social pressure to perform

F. behaviour is consistent with self-image a

G. emotional reaction more positive than negative.

H. perceived self-efficacy



Compiled by Jodi Thesenvitz. Based on work by Jodi Thesenvitz and Larry Hershfield at The Health Communication Unit.

Why Should Health Promoters Be Theoretical?

Sections: 

Dedication to Karol Steinhouse



Introduction

A. Why Use Theory?

B. Frameworks of Change and Theories to Consider

C. How Do We Make Changes?

D. Individual & Social Change Theories

Individual - i) Developmental

ii) Health Belief Model

iii) Stages of Change Theory

iv) Social Cognitive Theory

Social - Social Change Theory, Diffusion of Innovations, Community Organization

E. Conclusion

F. References

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