Summary: Praise for the second edition: "This handbook sets a standard for conceptually based, empirically validated health behavior change interventions for the prevention and treatment of major diseases. It is an invaluable resource for the field of behavioral medicine as we work toward greater integration of proven health behavior change interventions into evidence-based medical practice."--Susan J. Curry, PhD, Director, Center for Health Studies, Group Health Co ...show moreoperative of Puget Sound; Fellow, Society of Behavioral Medicine
Demands of managed care and wellness programs require that practitioners and researchers find effective models for behavior change. This Handbook has been updated to direct both care providers and policy makers to the most promising prevention and wellness therapies. This third edition has been extensively revised, updated, and expanded, with new chapters added and outdated chapters omitted. Together the editors and an array of expert contributors have made an excellent and necessary reference even better. ...show less
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