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Articles on Photovoice by Caroline Wang et al


Visit to see abstracts of these articles by Caroline Wang and her colleagues:

* Photovoice: A Participatory Action Research Strategy Applied to Women's Health Journal of Women's Health, 8 (2):185-192, 1999

* Project: Photovoice Involving Homeless Men and Women of Washtenaw County, Michigan Health Education and Behavior, 25 (1): 9-10, 1998

Photovoice: A Snapshot Of Health



I What Is Photovoice?

II What Is The Process?

III What Are Some Lessons We've Learned

This article was written by Steve Shaffelburg ( and Hali Oliver ( of Toi Te Ora Public Health - A Service of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (1143 Haupapa Street, P.O. Box 1858, Rotorua, New Zealand, Tel: 07 349 3520)

Helping Women Change Risk Behaviour. What Works?



A. The Project

B. The Findings

i. Critical Success Factor: Social Support for Behaviour Change

ii. Risk-Specific Strategies

iii. Recommendations for Healthy Public Policy

- submitted by Alexandra Cameron, Senior Policy Analyst, Women's Health Council Secretariat. In its report, the Ontario Women's Health Council makes a number of recommendations designed to improve the efficacy of health promotion/behaviour change programs for women -- based on the findings of the review. A full copy of the report is available at, or by calling (416) 327-8348.

Changing Behaviours: A Practical Framework


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.

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