Health and Human Behaviour 3rd Edition, is a gem among unibooks.
This publication skilfully introduces students in the health professions and biomedical sciences to the different models of thinking around health, through an examination of psychological, personal and social influences on health.
The textbooks authors demonstrate that wellness and illness are not only biological states but are also social and personal events.
Debra Creedy brings a nursing perspective to this comprehensive unibook, reinforcing the links that exist between the theories of health behaviour and their application in a practical health care setting.
Updated case studies demonstrate the importance of a holistic approach to treating illness.
The new pedagogical features throughout the textbook encourage students to reflect on their own experiences of health and illness.
New to this Edition:
A new four-part structure which also includes the lifespan in the first part (chapters on Childhood and Adolescent Development, Adult Development and Ageing) along with the new chapters on: Foundations of Health and Behaviour, Health and Risky Behaviour, Psychophysiological Aspects of Health and Factors Affecting Health and Behaviour.
Two new chapters: Chapter 9 – A Complex Example: Eating, Exercise and Body and Chapter 15 – Health Literacy.
Progressive case studies throughout each chapter have been expanded, with a long case study featured at the end of each chapter.