Health Behavior: Abuse of prescription drugs
Health Behavior Theory: Theory of Reasoned Action/Theory of Planned Behavior
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Students will write a 4-5 page paper reviewing and applying health behaviors and theories. Each student will investigate a specific health behavior chosen from the list below. One health behavior theory will be reviewed and described. An application of the theory to the health behavior will be researched and reviewed. The application of the theory to the health behavior will be supported with research evidence (methodology). We will discuss theoretical applications (another word for an application is a research intervention or experimental study).
Introduction to the Health Behavior (explain and describe)
Public health statistical significance (incidence, population, morbidity, mortality)
Description of one health behavior theory – including all constructs
Application of the health behavior theory (including constructs) to the selected health behavior