ISBN: 9780702054426
Page Count: 340
Imprint: Elsevier
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Foundations for Health Promotion, 4th Edition

by Jennie Naidoo, BSc, MSc, PGDip, PGCE and Jane Wills, BA, MA, MSc, PGCE
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ISBN: 9780702054426
Page Count: 340
Imprint: Elsevier
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The new edition of the highly successful Foundations for Health Promotion continues to offer a wealth of information in a unique, user-friendly format. Containing over 300 artworks, tables and 'pull out' boxes, this helpful text covers the theory, strategies and methods, settings and implementation of health promotion. Applicable to a wide range of health and social care professionals and anyone engaged with education about health and wellbeing.
    • Comprehensive updating and expansion to reflect recent research findings and major organizational and policy changes
    • Clear structure and signposting for ease of reading and study
    • Wide choice of examples and illustrative case studies reflect the needs of a variety of professional groups in health services, local and municipal services and education
    • Ineractive learning activities with indicative answers help readers consolidate their learning
    • Comprehensively updated and expanded to reflect major organizational and policy changes
    • Interactive learning activities with indicative answers at the end of each chapter
    • 'Pull out' boxes illustrate recent research findings and case studies of practice
  • PART 1: THE THEORY OF HEALTH PROMOTION

    1. Concepts of health

    2. Influences on health

    3. Measuring health

    4. Defining health promotion

    5. Models and approaches to health promotion

    6. Ethical issues in health

    7. The politics of health promotion

    PART 2: STRATEGIES & METHODS

    8. Reorienting health services

    9. Developing personal skills

    10. Strengthening community action

    11. Developing healthy public policy

    12. Using media in health promotion

    PART 3: SETTINGS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION

    13. Health promotion in schools

    14. Health promotion in the workplace

    15. Health promotion in neighbourhoods

    16. Health promotion in health services

    17. Health promotion in prisons

    PART 4: IMPLEMENTING HEALTH PROMOTION

    18. Assessing health needs

    19. Planning health promotion interventions

    20. Evaluation in health promotion

  • Jennie Naidoo, BSc, MSc, PGDip, PGCE, Principal Lecturer, Health Promotion and Public Health, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK and Jane Wills, BA, MA, MSc, PGCE, Professor of Health Promotion, London South Bank University, London, UK
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