Health Behavior Change: A Guide for Practitioners 3rd Edition-Original PDF

Health Behavior Change: A Guide for Practitioners 3rd Edition-Original PDF

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This well-established book presents practical and evidenced-based approaches to the use of motivational techniques within the healthcare and leisure/sports settings. Designed to help patients take positive steps towards a healthier lifestyle, this helpful paperback presents the latest research and recommendations in an easy-to-read, ‘hands on’ approach, rich with real-life clinical cases. Health Behavior Change also comes with a website which contains downloadable patient worksheets, together with a video demonstration of the techniques being used.

  • Perfect for brief consultations in the healthcare and sports setting
  • Abundance of practical examples – showing both good and bad practice – illustrate how the techniques can be used to optimum effect even with patients who are ‘difficult to reach’
  • Useful ‘dialogue’ between practitioner and patient illustrate points of theory
  • Contains a chapter on how to learn the technique, including potential barriers to success
  • Discusses the frustrations encountered in practice and provides practical tips on how to control emotion
  • Ideal for use in the primary care setting, inpatient or outpatient departments, community health projects, the A&E department, leisure facilities or occupational health clinics
  • Fully updated throughout with the latest research and evidence base for best practice
  • Updated clinical examples reflect recent developments in public health
  • Now available with an EVOLVE© website containing a helpful video demonstration of the techniques being used and downloadable Patient Worksheets

Product details

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Elsevier; 3 edition (November 13, 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0702077569
  • ISBN-13: 978-0702077562