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PSYC 8242 Changing Health Behavior: Theory and Practice: Welcome & Course Readings

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PSYC 8242 Course Readings

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Ahn, S., Lee, J., Bartlett-Prescott, J. Carson, L., Post, L., & Ward, K. D. (2018). Evaluation of a behavioral intervention with multiple components among low-income and uninsured adults with obesity and diabetes. American Journal of Health Promotion, 32(2), 409–422.

American Psychological Association. (2009). Criteria for the evaluation of quality improvement programs and the use of quality improvement data. American Psychologist, 64(6), 551–557. doi:10.1037/a0016744

Amireault, S., Fong, A. J., & Sabiston, C. M. (2016). Promoting healthy eating and physical activity behaviors: A systematic review of multiple health behavior change interventions among cancer survivors. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 12, 184–199. https://doi.org/10.1177/1559827616661490

Araujo-Soares, V., Hankonen, N., Presseau, J., Rodrigues, A., & Sniehotta, F. F. (2018). Developing behavior change interventions for self-manangement in chronic illness: An integrative review. European Psychologist, 24, 7–25. doi:10.1027/1016-9040/a000330

Barrera, M., Castro, F. G., Strycker, L. A., & Toobert, D. J. (2013). Cultural adaptations of behavioral health interventions: A progress report. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 81(2), 196–205. doi:10.1037/a0027085

Betancourt, J. R., Green, A. R., Carrillo, J. E., & Ananeh-Firempong, O. (2016). Defining cultural competence: A practical framework for addressing racial/ethnic disparities in health and health care. Public Health Reports, 118(4), 293–302. (Original work published 2003)

Bogart, L. M., & Uyeda, K. (2009). Community-based participatory research: Partnering with communities for effective and sustainable behavioral health interventions. Health Psychology, 28(4), 391–393. doi:10.1037/a0016387 

Bogart, L. M., Mutchler, M. G., McDavitt, B., Klein, D. J., Cunningham, W. E., Goggin, K. J., . . . Wagner. G. J. (2017). A randomized controlled trial of rise, a community-based culturally congruent adherence intervention for black Americans living with HIV. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 51, 868–878. doi:10.1007/s12160-017-9910-4

Delahaij, R., van Dam, K., Gaillard, A. W. K., & Soeters, J. (2011). Predicting performance under acute stress: The role of individual characteristics. International Journal of Stress Management, 18(1), 49–66. doi:10.1037/a002089

Glanz, K., Rimer, B. K., & Viswanath, K. (Eds.). (2015). Health behavior: Theory, research, and practice (5th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Irby, M., Kaplan, S., Garner-Edwards, D., Kolbash, S., & Skelton, J. A. (2010). Motivational interviewing in a family-based pediatric obesity program: A case study. Families, Systems, & Health, 28(3), 236–246. doi:10.1037/a0020101

Jacob, R., Arnold, L. D., Hunleth, J., Allen Greiner, K., & James. A. S. (2014). Daily hassles' role in health seeking behavior among low-income populations. American Journal of Health Behavior, 38(2), 297–306.

Lee, J. E., Lee, D. E., Kim, K., Shim, J. E., Sung, E., Kang, J., & Hwang, J. (2017). Development of tailored nutrition information messages based on the transtheoretical model for smartphone application of an obesity prevention and management program for elementary-school students. Nutrition Research and Practice, 11(3), 247–256. doi:10.4162/nrp.2017.11.3.247 

Mahalik, J. R., & Burns, S. M. (2011). Predicting health behaviors in young men that put them at risk for heart disease. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 12(1), 1–12.

Nelson, T. D. (2016). Promoting healthy aging by confronting ageism. American Psychologist, 71(4), 276–282.

Notthoff, N., & Carstensen, L. L. (2014). Positive messaging promotes walking in older adults. Psychological Aging, 29(2), 329–341. doi:10.1037/a0036748 

Prochaska, J. J., & Prochaska, J. O. (2011). A review of multiple health behavior change interventions for primary prevention. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 5(3), 208–221

Prochaska, J. J., Spring, B., & Nigg, C. R. (2008). Multiple health behavior change research: An introduction and overview. Preventive Medicine, 46(3), 181–188. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2008.02.001

Puhl, R. M., Latner, J. D., King, K. M., & Luedicke, J. (2014). Weight bias among professionals treating eating disorders: Attitudes about treatment and perceived patient outcomes. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 47(1), 65–75. doi:10.1002/eat.22186

Resnicow, K., McMaster, F., Bocian, A., Harris, D., Zhou, Y., Snetselaar, L, Schwartz, R., … Wasserman, R. C. (2015). Motivational interviewing and dietary counseling for obesity in primary care: An RCT. Pediatrics, 135(4), 649–657.

Rook, K. S. (2015). Social networks in later life: Weighing positive and negative effects on health and well-being. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 24(1), 45–51. doi:10.1177/0963721414551364

Sheeran, P., Klein, W. M. P., & Rothman, A. J. (2017). Health behavior change: Moving from observation to intervention. Annual Review of Psychology, 68, 573–600. doi:10.1146/annurev-psych-010416-044007

Sluzki, C. E. (2010). Personal social networks and health: Conceptual and clinical implications of their reciprocal impact. Families, Systems, & Health, 28(1), 1–18. doi:10.1037/a0019061

Spring, B., Schneider, K., McFadden, H. G., Vaughn, J., Kozak, A. T., Smith, M., . . . Lloyd-Jones, D. M. (2012). Multiple behavior change in diet and activity: A randomized controlled trial using mobile technology. Archives of Internal Medicine, 172(10), 789–796.

Steinmetz, H., Knappstein, M., Ajzen, I., Schmidt, P., & Kabst, R. (2016). How effective are behavior change interventions based on the theory of planned behavior? A three-level meta-analysis. Hotspots in Psychology, 224(3), 216–233.

Strough, J., de Bruin, W. B., & Peters, E. (2015). New perspectives for motivating better decisions in older adults. Frontiers in Psychology, 6. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00783

Sullivan, A. N., & Lachman, M. E. (2017). Behavior change with fitness technology in sedentary adults: A review of the evidence for increasing physical activity. Frontiers in Public Health, 4, 1–16. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2016.00289

Talen, M. R., Grampp, K., Tucker, A., & Schultz, J. (2008). What physicians want from their patients: Identifying what makes good patient communication. Families, Systems, & Health, 26(1), 58–66. doi:10.1037/1091-7527.26.1.58

Thomee, S., Harenstam, A., & Hagberg, M. (2011). Mobile phone use and stress, sleep disturbances, and symptoms of depression among young adults - a prospective cohort study. BMC Public Health, 11(66). doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-66

Vahedi, Z., & Saiphoo, A. (2018). The association between smartphone use, stress, and anxiety: A meta‚Äźanalytic review. Stress & Health: Journal of the International Society for the Investigation of Stress, 34(3), 347–358. doi:10.1002/smi.2805

Wong, M. E., & Law, J. S. P. (2016). Practices of assistive technology implementation and facilitation: Experiences of teachers of students with visual impairments in Singapore. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 110(3), 195–200.

Wu, L., Gao, X., Lo, E. C. M., Ho, S. M. Y., McGrath, C., & Wong, M. C. M. (2017). Motivational interviewing to promote oral health in adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 61(3), 378–384. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2017.03.010

Zimmermann, C., Del Piccolo, L., & Finset, A. (2007). Cues and concerns by patients in medical consultations: A literature review. Psychological Bulletin, 133(3), 438–463. doi:10.1037/0033-2909.133.3.438

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