The Resource Effective health behavior in older adults, K. Warner Schaie, Howard Leventhal, Sherry L. Willis, editors

Effective health behavior in older adults, K. Warner Schaie, Howard Leventhal, Sherry L. Willis, editors

Label
Effective health behavior in older adults
Title
Effective health behavior in older adults
Statement of responsibility
K. Warner Schaie, Howard Leventhal, Sherry L. Willis, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In what ways do health behaviors and societal mechanisms help or discourage individuals in assuming responsibility for their health? Highly-esteemed and diverse contributors examine the health behaviors of older adults and the ways in which these behaviors are affected by societal trends. The volume begins with a discussion of the personal attributes affecting health behaviors and responsible health care choices in older adults. Additional topics explored include: Psychosocial factors in the prevention of cardiovascular disease; behavioral interventions such as the role of exercise in preventi
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
613/.0438
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA564.8
LC item number
.E33 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Societal impact on aging
Label
Effective health behavior in older adults, K. Warner Schaie, Howard Leventhal, Sherry L. Willis, editors
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Biosocial Considerations in Chronic Illness Perceptions and Decisions / Tom Hickey -- Linear and Dynamical Thinking about Psychosocial Factors and Cardiovascular Risk / Jerry Suls and René Martin -- Commentary : Acute and Chronic Psychological Processes in Cardiovascular Disease / Derek W. Johnston -- A Cognitive-Affective Analysis of Cancer Behavior in the Elderly : Are You as Healthy as You Feel? / Suzanne M. Miller, James C. Knowles, Robert Schnoll, and Joanne Buzaglo -- Commentary : Beyond the Sociodemographics : From Prediction to Explanation of the Effects of Gender and Social Deprivation in Recovery from Myocardial Infarction / Marie Johnston, Hannah McGee, Elspeth Graham, and Malcolm MacLeod -- Psychosocial Factors in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease / Lynda H. Powell -- Ethnicity and Psycosocial Factors in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention / Keith E. Whitfield, Tamara A. Baker, and Dwayne T. Brandon -- Getting Help to Those Most Likely to Benefit : Patient Characteristics and Treatment Success / John C. Barefoot -- Exercise Interventions and Aging : Psychological and Physical Health Benefits in Older Adults / James A. Blumenthal and Elizabeth C.D. Gullete -- Commentary : Challenges to Using Exercise Interventions in Older Adults / Edith A. Burns -- How Provider Payment Policies Affect the Health-Care-Seeking Behavior of the Elderly / Bruce Stuart -- Commentary : Third-Party Payors and the Patient-Professional Relationship / Bryan E. Dowd -- Commentary : Factors Affecting Health-Care-Seeking Behavior of the Elderly / Pearl S. German -- The Potential for Health Care Organizations to Promote Maintenance and Change in Health Behaviors Among the Elderly / William Rakowski and Melissa A. Clark -- Commentary : Health Maintenance Organizations for the Elderly Patient? / Elaine Leventhal -- Commentary : Health Care Organizational Structure, Prevention, and Health Behavior Among the Elderly / Stephen Crystal -- Afterword : Health Behavior and the Elderly : How Do We Understand Its Determinants and Their Goals? / Howard Leventhal
  • Contributors; Preface; 1 Biosocial Considerations in Chronic Illness Perceptions and Decisions; 2 Linear and Dynamical Thinking about Psychosocial Factors and Cardiovascular Risk; 3 A Cognitive-Affective Analysis of Cancer Behavior in the Elderly: Are You as Healthy as You Feel?; 4 Psychosocial Factors in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease; 5 Ethnicity and Psychosocial Factors in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention; 6 Getting Help to Those Most Likely to Benefit: Patient Characteristics and Treatment Success
Control code
ocn298724570
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 337 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826197436
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b3573274x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)298724570
  • pebcs0826197434
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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