Self-Regulation in Health Behavior by Denise De Ridder
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Self-Regulation in Health Behavior
By Denise De Ridder

Self-Regulation in Health Behavior

Edited by See other recent books by Denise De Ridder See other recent books by John de Wit
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $113.95
Your Price: $102.56 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $11.39! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $5.13 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Self-Regulation in Health Behavior by Denise De Ridder

Book Description

This text offers a comprehensive overview of new approaches to health-related behaviour from a self-regulation perspective. The authors outline the assumptions on which self-regulation theories are based, discuss recent research and draw out the implications for practice with a particular focus on changing health behaviour. The book is arranged in two sections - Goal Setting and Goal Activation in Health Behaviour and Goal Striving and Goal Persistence. The epilogue compares self-regulation theories with the prevailing social-cognitive models.

Buy Self-Regulation in Health Behavior book by Denise De Ridder from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780470024089
ISBN-10: 0470024089
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 168mm x 15mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author Denise De Ridder

Self-Regulation in Health Behavior by Denise De Ridder Self-Regulation in Health Behavior, Hardback (April 2006)

This text offers a comprehensive overview of new approaches to health-related behaviour from a self-regulation perspective. The authors outline the assumptions on which self-regulation theories are based, discuss recent research and draw out the implications for practice with a particular focus on changing health behaviour.

» View all books by Denise De Ridder

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Self-Regulation in Health Behavior book by Denise De Ridder and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Denise De Ridder

Denise T.D. de Ridder, Ph.D. is professor of Health Psychology at Utrecht University (The Netherlands) and scientific director of the Dutch Research Institute for Psychology and Health. Her research focuses on topics at the interface of coping and self-regulation with an emphasis on self-care behavior and adherence in chronic illness and eating and overweight in healthy individuals. She is co-editor of Psychology and Health and associate editor of Health Psychology Review. John B.F. de Wit, Ph.D. is associate professor of Social Psychology of Health at Utrecht University (The Netherlands), and executive director of the master program in psychology at Utrecht University. His research interests encompass determinants of health behavior and strategies of change, and combine cognitive, motivational and volitional approaches to self-regulation. He has a longstanding involvement in the domains of sexuality and health, emphasizing the promotion as well as the maintenance of protective behaviors in vulnerable populations. Other work is concerned with motivational processes in risk perception and persuasion.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Denise De Ridder close
Self-Regulation in Health Behavior by Denise De Ridder
»
Recent books by John de Wit close
Scope of Social Psychology by John de Wit
Self-Regulation in Health Behavior by John de Wit
Self-Regulation in Health Behavior by John de Wit
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close