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Foundations for Health Promotion - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 4th Edition

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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
  • Interactive 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

Chapter 1 Concepts of health

Chapter 2 Influences on health

Chapter 3 Measuring health

Chapter 4 Defining health promotion

Chapter 5 Models and approaches to health promotion

Chapter 6 Ethical issues in health

Chapter 7 The politics of health promotion

Part 2: Strategies and methods

Chapter 8 Reorienting health services

Chapter 9 Developing personal skills

Chapter 10 Strengthening community action

Chapter 11 Developing healthy public policy

Chapter 12 Using media in health promotion

Part 3: Settings for health promotion

Chapter 13 Health promotion in schools

Chapter 14 Health promotion in the workplace

Chapter 15 Health promotion in neighbourhoods

Chapter 16 Health promotion in health services

Chapter 17 Health promotion in prisons

Part 4: Implementing health promotion

Chapter 18 Assessing health needs

Chapter 19 Planning health promotion interventions

Chapter 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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