Applied Topics in Health Psychology by Marie Louise Caltabiano, Lina Ricciardelli

By Marie Louise Caltabiano, Lina Ricciardelli

This option of in-depth, serious and accomplished chapters on topical concerns in utilized health and wellbeing psychology good points the paintings of key researchers and practitioners within the Australasian health and wellbeing process and offers with either theoretical and methodological points of the subject.

  • The first healthiness psychology textual content aimed particularly at local postgraduate trainees
  • Covers an array of issues and matters and specializes in utilized features of scientific health and wellbeing and well-being promotion
  • Includes either really expert subject matters and new frontiers of research
  • Contextualizes well-being psychology educating and studying for Australasian students

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Organizations that reported utilizing health coaching in a HIN (2009) industry survey stated that they used the following well-known behavior change models (the percentage of organizations (n=235) using each model is presented in parentheses): stages of change (86%), a positive psychology model (48%), social cognitive theory/increasing confidence (36%), theory of planned behavior (26%), and the implementation intentions model (14%). The many theoretical models, constructs, and principles that exist in the health behavior change literature provide insight into human behavior.

Long-term effect of rehabilitation in coronary artery disease patients: randomized clinical trial of the impact of exercise volume. Clinical Rehabilitation, 24, 319–327. , Vallis, T. , Rossi, S. , Rossi, J. S. et al. (2003). Changes in diabetes self-care behaviors make a difference in glycemic control: The diabetes stages of change (DiSC) study. Diabetes Care, 26, 732–737. -S. (2004). The impact of a stage-matched intervention to promote exercise behavior in participants with Type 2 diabetes. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 41, 833–841.

92). Similarly, Butterworth et al. (2007) defined health coaching as “a behavioral health intervention that facilitates participants in establishing and attaining health-promoting goals in order to change lifestyle-related behaviors, with the intent of reducing health risks, improving self-management of chronic conditions and increasing health-related quality of life” (p. 300). ). Indeed, many industry-based health coaching interventions contain an education component, goal setting, and recognition of the need to acknowledge and address client readiness to change [Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN), 2009].

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