Handbook of program development for health behavior research & practice [electronic resource] /
Steve Sussman, editor.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2001.
xix, 564 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
0761916733, 0761916741 (p), 9780761916734, 9780761916741 (p)
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Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2001.
0761916741 (p)
9780761916741 (p)
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
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Rationale for a handbook of program development. Rationale for program development methods -- Case study 1 : Implementing program development in a state or local health department : a smoking prevention media campaign example -- Identifying and overcoming barriers to empirically based health behavior programming. The connection between theory and activity pooling. Praxis in health behavior program development -- Case study 2 : Implicit cognition theory in drug use and driving-under-the-influence interventions -- Choosing assessment studies to clarify theory-based program ideas -- Pooling information about prior interventions : a new program planning tool -- Case study 3 : The program archive on sexuality, health, and adolescence (PASHA) : a study of activity warehousing. Perceived efficacy methods. Verbal methods in perceived efficacy work -- Case study 4 : Use of focus groups for adolescent tobacco use cessation -- Nonverbal methods of perceived efficacy -- Case study 5 : Use of a theme study for adolescent tobacco use cessation. Immediate-impact methods and program construction. Component studies -- Case study 6 : Project EX component study -- Sequencing issues in health behavior program development -- Pilot studies -- Case study 7 : Development and pilot testing of Project SMART. Tying immediate-outcomes measures to longer-term outcomes and conclusions. Using meta-analyses to improve the design of interventions -- Mediator and moderator analysis in program development -- Needs for the future of program development.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

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