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Description - Handbook of Injury Prevention by Andrea Carlson Gielen

Injury and Violence Prevention: Behavioral Science Theories, Methods, and Applications is a cutting-edge volume that provides a comprehensive understanding of injury and violence prevention. This detailed resource draws on the breadth and depth of many scientific disciplines and public health practice experiences. Written by internationally renowned experts in the field, Injury and Violence Prevention emphasizes the specific theories, methods, and applications that make behavioral science approaches relevant and central to reducing injury-related harm. The book covers a wide range of topics, including the most frequently used behavior change theories and models and shows how they have been or could be applied to injury problems, the most commonly used research methods for understanding and influencing behavior change, behavior change issues for specific injury topic areas, and a variety of cross-cutting issues important to the field.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780787977641
ISBN-10: 0787977640
Format: Hardback
(243mm x 184mm x 44mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Andrea Carlson Gielen

Andrea Carlson Gielen, Sc.D., Sc.M,, is professor and director, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University. David Sleet, Ph.D., F.A.A.H.B., is associate director for science, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. Ralph J. DiClemente, Ph.D., is Charles Howard Candler Professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University.

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