Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion by Thomas P. Gullotta, Martin Bloom

By Thomas P. Gullotta, Martin Bloom

Public health and wellbeing is among the quickest becoming collage courses within the usa at the present time. whilst, the demanding situations that face the practitioner keep growing and develop into extra complicated. This Encyclopedia of fundamental Prevention and overall healthiness promoting, 2d ed covers greater than 250 subject matters, taking a lifespan method of the fields of public wellbeing and fitness and prevention. The encyclopedia is split into 4 volumes: 1. Foundational subject matters 2. Early early life and early life three. early life four. maturity and Older maturity inside every one quantity, problems with disease prevention and healthiness merchandising (sometimes often called "positive psychology") are addressed in chapter-length entries prepared alphabetically. a world team of members synthesizes learn concentrating on enhancing the actual and psychological health and wellbeing of the group as a complete. each one access can have a based structure: creation, Definition of phrases, occurrence, Theories, Empirical reviews, and methods (What Works, what's Promising, What does not Work). every one access concludes with a glance forward to the arriving many years of Public wellbeing and fitness - what are the following steps to fundamental prevention and health and wellbeing promoting - and a "See additionally" field recommending books, motion pictures, or articles via the editors for additional examining. The encyclopedia is designed for practitioners, scholars, and researchers operating in prevention, public wellbeing and fitness, and psychology. it's going to additionally function reference for practitioners in sociology, social paintings, nursing and drugs. the second one version greater than doubles the variety of entries within the first variation by way of including entries targeting gender, African American and Latino concerns, social aid, social and emotional studying, and actual health and wellbeing and disorder. All entries from the 1st variation may be rewritten and increased, reflecting the hottest considering within the box.

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Currently, she is working on a documentary that explores the concept of forgiveness and hope from the perspectives of both Holocaust survivors and humanities scholars. Ann L. Coker Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, Center for Research on Violence Against Women, UK Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, KY, USA Ann L. Coker, PhD, MPH, is the Verizon Wireless Endowed Chair in the Center for Research on Violence Against Women at the University of Kentucky.

Back received a bachelor of arts from the University of Michigan in 2008 and a master of arts in Community Psychology from DePaul University in 2010. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Community Psychology at DePaul University and will receive her PhD in 2014. She is also the Assistant Director of the McNair Scholars Program at DePaul University, preparing undergraduate students from underrepresented or low-income, first-generation backgrounds to attain doctoral degrees and ultimately xxxii diversify the professoriate.

Xxxvi Jan Willem Bolderdijk Department of Social Psychology, Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands Jan Willem Bolderdijk received his PhD from the University of Groningen (the Netherlands) in 2011. In his dissertation “Buying People: The Persuasive Power of Money,” he examined the effectiveness and limitations of financial incentives as a tool to promote desired behavior. He is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Social Psychology Department at the University of Groningen, where he teaches applied social psychology.

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