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PUBH 8440 Application of Public Health and Behavior Change Theories: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

PUBH 8440 Required Course Readings

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Atak, N. (2007/2008). A transtheoretical review on smoking cessation. International Quarterly of Community Health Education, 28(2), 165–175.

Barry, A., & Honoré, H. (2009). Everyday theory: A practical application of the ecological perspective. American Journal of Health Education, 40(6), 368–373.

Byrd-Bredbenner, C., Abbot, J., & Cussler, E. (2011). Relationship of social cognitive theory concepts to mothers’ dietary intake and BMI. Maternal & Child Nutrition, 7(3), 241–252.

Costanza, M., Luckmann, R., White, M., Rosal, M., LaPelle, N., & Cranos, C. (2009). Moving mammogram-reluctant women to screening: A pilot study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 37(3), 343–349.

Evens, E. M. (2004). A global perspective on infertility: An under recognized public health issue.Carolina Papers in International Health, No. 18. University Center for International Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Ferrer, R., Hall, K., Portnoy, D., Ling, B., Han, P., & Klein, W. (2011). Relationships among health perceptions vary depending on stage of readiness for colorectal cancer screening. Health Psychology, 30(5), 525–535.

Formicola, A., Ro, M., Marshall, S., Derksen, D., Powell, W., Hartsock, L., & Treadwell, H. (2004). Strengthening the oral health safety net: Delivery models that improve access to oral health care for uninsured and underserved populations. American Journal of Public Health, 94(5), 702–704.

Galvan, F., Davis, E., Banks, D., & Bing, E. (2008). HIV stigma and social support among African Americans. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 22(5), 423–436.

Guilamo-Ramos, V., Jaccard, J., Dittus, P., Gonzalez, B., Bouris, A., & Banspach, S. (2010). The Linking Lives health education program: A randomized clinical trial of a parent-based tobacco use prevention program for African American and Latino youths. American Journal of Public Health, 100(9), 1641–1648.

Humiston, S. G., Marcuse, E. K., Zhao, Z., Dorell, C. G., Howes, C., & Hibbs, B. (2011). Parental delay or refusal of vaccine doses, childhood vaccination coverage at 24 months of age, and the health belief model. Public Health Reports, 126(Suppl. 2), 135–146.

Jones, B. (2011). Mixed uptake of social media among public health specialists. Bulletin of The World Health Organization, 89(11), 784–785.

Kelly, C. (2008). Commitment to health theory. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 22(2), 148–160.

Kim, S. (2010). AIDS and the question of culture: Focus on social cognitive theory. Social Work In Public Health, 25(1), 1–5.

Krug, E. G., Mercy, J. A., Dahlber, L. L., & Zwi, A. B. (2002). Public health: The world report on violence and health. Lancet, 360(9339), 1083–1088.

Lundy, T. (2010). A paradigm to guide health promotion into the 21st century: The integral idea whose time has come. Global Health Promotion, 17(3), 44–53.

Noroozi, A., Jomand, T., & Tahmasebi, R. (2011). Determinants of breast self-examination performance among Iranian women: An application of the health belief model. Journal of Cancer Education, 26(2), 365–374.

Oyekale, A., & Oyekale, T. (2010). Application of health belief model for promoting behaviour change among Nigerian single youth. African Journal of Reproductive Health, 14(2), 63–75.

Patronek, G. (1999). Hoarding of animals: An under-recognized public health problem in a difficult-to-study population. Public Health Reports (Washington, DC: 1974), 114(1), 81–87.

Rothwell, H., Shepherd, M., Murphy, S., Burgess, S., Townsend, N., & Pimm, C. (2010). Implementing a social-ecological model of health in Wales. Health Education, 110(6), 471–489.

Seals, J. G. (2007). Integrating the transtheoretical model into the management of overweight and obese adults. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 19(2), 63–71.

Sharma, M., & Kanekar, A. (2008). Diffusion of Innovations theory for alcohol, tobacco, and drugs. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 52(1), 3–7.

Takahashi, Y., Uchida, C., Miyaki, K., Sakai, M., Shimbo, T., & Nakayama, T. (2009). Potential benefits and harms of a peer support social network service on the internet for people with depressive tendencies: Qualitative content analysis and social network analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 11(3), e29.

Tavares, L., Plotnikoff, R., & Loucaides, C. (2009). Social-cognitive theories for predicting physical activity behaviours of employed women with and without young children. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 14(2), 129–142.

Ward, J. A., de Castro, A. B., Tsai, J., Linker, D., et al. (2010). An injury prevention strategy for teen restaurant workers: Washington state’s ProSafety Project. AAOHN Journal, 58(2), 57–66.

Other Readings

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