The Resource The Oxford handbook of health communication, behavior change, and treatment adherence, edited by Leslie R. Martin, M. Robin DiMatteo

The Oxford handbook of health communication, behavior change, and treatment adherence, edited by Leslie R. Martin, M. Robin DiMatteo

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The Oxford handbook of health communication, behavior change, and treatment adherence
Title
The Oxford handbook of health communication, behavior change, and treatment adherence
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edited by Leslie R. Martin, M. Robin DiMatteo
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Better health all around--this is what clinicians and patients, alike, desire. But achieving and maintaining good health can be difficult task, as this requires the adoption of behaviors, habits, and lifestyles that are challenging for a variety of reasons. Perhaps the most vital tool in the delivery of healthcare, despite its low-tech nature, is communication--it plays an important role in informing, motivating, and ultimately achieving optimal health behaviors. This edited volume brings together top-notch scientists and practitioners to explain and illustrate the state-of-the-art in the interfaces of health communication, behavior change, and treatment adherence
  • The Oxford Handbook of Health Communication, Behavior Change, and Treatment Adherence presents a three-factor model that includes information, motivation, and strategy. If individuals are to engage in health-promoting behaviors they must be informed and know what they should do and how to do it. But information is not enough--individuals must want to carry out those behaviors, they must be motivated to do so. Finally, people must have the resources to do those things that they know are good and that they desire to do--barriers must be minimized or removed and effective strategies and support systems put into place. Although these three elements are broadly applicable, their details will necessarily vary; the second major section of the handbook therefore revisits health behavior change and treatment adherence from the perspective of different points in the lifespan and in the context of co-morbidities
  • Readers will find in this handbook a synthesis of cutting-edge empirical research and demonstrably effective applications, solidly grounded in theory. Clearly written by some of the best scholars and professionals in the field, this volume is accessible, highly informative, and a must-have for understanding the ins-and-outs of health communication, behavior change, and treatment adherence
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DLC
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R118
LC item number
.O94 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
W 85 M381o 2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Martin, Leslie R.
  • DiMatteo, M. Robin
Series statement
Oxford library of psychology
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  • Communication in medicine
  • Patient compliance
  • Health behavior
  • Communication in medicine
  • Health behavior
  • Patient compliance
  • Communicatie
  • Gesundheitswesen
  • Kommunikation
  • Gesundheitsverhalten
  • Patient Compliance
  • Professional-Patient Relations
  • Health Literacy
  • Health Communication
  • Motivation
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The Oxford handbook of health communication, behavior change, and treatment adherence, edited by Leslie R. Martin, M. Robin DiMatteo
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 519 pages
Isbn
9780199795833
Lccn
##2013019002
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • (OCoLC)844789940
  • (OCoLC)ocn844789940
Label
The Oxford handbook of health communication, behavior change, and treatment adherence, edited by Leslie R. Martin, M. Robin DiMatteo
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 519 pages
Isbn
9780199795833
Lccn
##2013019002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)844789940
  • (OCoLC)ocn844789940

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