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Description - Theory in a Nutshell by Don Nutbeam

Highly Commended in the British Medical Association book awards 2011!! The use of theory in the planning and implementation of health promotion programs will more reliably produce positive outcomes. Following on from the success of the second edition, Theory in a Nutshell 3rd Edition explores the main theoretical concepts and models in health promotion and explains the significance, practical application and impact of different theories on the individual, community and organisation. This edition includes concise reviews of established theories, such as social cognitive theory and health belief model, as well as expanding on new developments in the field including evidence-based policy making and health impact assessment. Thoroughly revised and updated, the book maintains the accessible style suitable for public health practitioners, health promotion and health education specialists, epidemiologists and social policy makers, as well as students of public health and health promotion.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780070278431
ISBN-10: 0070278431
Format: Paperback
(82mm x 55mm x 2mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Australia
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 5-Mar-2010
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Don Nutbeam

Don Nutbeam is Pro Vice- Chancellor and Head of the College of Health Sciences at Sydney University. He was formerly head of Public Health in the UK Department of Health. Elizabeth Harris is Director of the Centre for Health Equity, Training, Research and Evaluation, based at Liverpool Hospital, Sydney and the University of New South Wales.

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