Book Title – Injury and Violence Prevention: Behavioral Science Theories, Methods, and Applications
Book Author Last Name – Carlson Gielen
Total Number of Pages – 576
Book Description – Professionals in the field of health promotion/injury prevention (APHA, PHEHP, SOPHE, AAHE) Faculty and students in schools of public health (including community health/preventive medicine researchers and nursing researchers) (ASPH) Hospital-based community health professionals (AHA)
Topics Covered in this Book – Public Health, General
Injury and Violence Prevention: Behavioral Science Theories, Methods, and Applications
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 been¾or could be¾applied 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.