An evaluation of social and psychological influences on lifestyle choices and health outcome.

Focus of the Independent Study
Health risk behaviour
•    Define health behaviour
•    Define health promotion
•    Unhealthy diet
•    Smoking
•    Unprotected sexual behaviour

Health enhancing behaviour
•    Healthy diet
•    Exercise
•    Health-screening behaviour
•    Immunisation behaviour

Predicting health behaviour
•    Models of health behaviour
•    Social cognitive models of behaviour change
•    Health belief model the yale model of communication
•    Social cognition model behavioural change ( strengths and weakness)

Resources for the Independent Study

Banyard, P. (2002) Psychology in Practice: Health. London: Hodder Stoughton

Morrison, V. & Bennett, P. (2006) An Introduction to Health Psychology. Harlow: Pearson Education

http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=XtaNAgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

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An evaluation of social and psychological influences on lifestyle choices and health outcome.

Focus of the Independent Study
Health risk behaviour
•    Define health behaviour
•    Define health promotion
•    Unhealthy diet
•    Smoking
•    Unprotected sexual behaviour

Health enhancing behaviour
•    Healthy diet
•    Exercise
•    Health-screening behaviour
•    Immunisation behaviour

Predicting health behaviour
•    Models of health behaviour
•    Social cognitive models of behaviour change
•    Health belief model the yale model of communication
•    Social cognition model behavioural change ( strengths and weakness)

Resources for the Independent Study

Banyard, P. (2002) Psychology in Practice: Health. London: Hodder Stoughton

Morrison, V. & Bennett, P. (2006) An Introduction to Health Psychology. Harlow: Pearson Education

http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=XtaNAgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

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