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Theory in a nutshell : [publication] : a guide to health promotion theory /

by Nutbeam, Don; Harris, Elizabeth.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York [etc.] : McGraw Hill Book Company, 1999, cop. 1999Description: 80 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 007470821X.MeSH subject(s): Health Promotion | Health Planning | Health Planning -- methods | Health Promotion -- methodsPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: Theory in a Nutshell is a comprehensive and authoritative text on the theories and models most commonly used to guide health promotion practice. Written in an accessible approachable style, the authors describe the key elements of each of the theories and their potential to bring about change in individuals, communities, organisations and policies. <Editor> 1. Linking theory to program planning. 2. Theories which explain health behaviour and health behaviour change by focussing on individual characteristics. 2.1. The health belief model. 2.2. The theories of reasoned action and planned behaviour. 2.3. The transtheoretical (stages of change) model. 2.4. Social learning theory. 3. Theories which explain change in communities and communal action for health. 3.1. Community mobilisation. 3.2. Diffusion of innovation theory. 4. Models which guide communication to bring about behaviour change. 4.1. Communication-behaviour change model. 4.2. Social marketing. 5. Models which explain change in organisations and the creation of health-supportive organisational practice. 5.1. Theories of organisational change. 5.2. A model of intersectoral action. 6. Models which help to understand the development of healthy public policy. 6.1. An ecological framework for making healthy public policy. 6.2. Basic determinants of policy-making to promote health. 6.3. Establishing indicators of health promotion policy : a way to develop theory. 7. Theory in practice. 8. Health promotion planning and evaluation cycle. 9. S-shaped curve of diffusion of innovations in communities.
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Theory in a Nutshell is a comprehensive and authoritative text on the theories and models most commonly used to guide health promotion practice. Written in an accessible approachable style, the authors describe the key elements of each of the theories and their potential to bring about change in individuals, communities, organisations and policies. 1. Linking theory to program planning. 2. Theories which explain health behaviour and health behaviour change by focussing on individual characteristics. 2.1. The health belief model. 2.2. The theories of reasoned action and planned behaviour. 2.3. The transtheoretical (stages of change) model. 2.4. Social learning theory. 3. Theories which explain change in communities and communal action for health. 3.1. Community mobilisation. 3.2. Diffusion of innovation theory. 4. Models which guide communication to bring about behaviour change. 4.1. Communication-behaviour change model. 4.2. Social marketing. 5. Models which explain change in organisations and the creation of health-supportive organisational practice. 5.1. Theories of organisational change. 5.2. A model of intersectoral action. 6. Models which help to understand the development of healthy public policy. 6.1. An ecological framework for making healthy public policy. 6.2. Basic determinants of policy-making to promote health. 6.3. Establishing indicators of health promotion policy : a way to develop theory. 7. Theory in practice. 8. Health promotion planning and evaluation cycle. 9. S-shaped curve of diffusion of innovations in communities.