Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close
  • ISBN: 9780309070300
  • ISBN10: 0309070309

Health and Behavior the Interplay of Biological, Behavioral, and Societal Influences

by Institute of Medicine Staff

  • List Price: $49.95
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Natl Academy Pr
  • Publish date: 11/01/2001
used Add to Cart $1.60
You save: 97%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $98.95
Marketplace Item
Description: Over the past two decades, investigators have learned more about the links between health and behavior. Much has been learned, for example, about the relationship between stress and general health and the association between socioeconomic status and health.

Health and Behavior reviews our improved understanding of the complex interplay among biological, psychological, and social influences and explores findings suggested by recent research -- including interventions at multiple levels that we can employ to improve human health.

The book covers three main areas:
-- What do biological, behavioral, and social sciences contribute to our understanding of health -- including cardiovascular, immune system and brain functioning, behaviors that influence health, the role of social networks and socioeconomic status, and more.
-- What can we learn from applied research on interventions to improve the health of individuals, families, communities, organizations, and larger populations?
-- How can we expeditiously translate research findings into application?

With the perspective that individual willpower is only one thread in the fabric of health, the committee offers an ecological approach to health and behavior.

Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Goodwill of Greater Washington
Location: Forestville, MD
Good
Shipping Icon
A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are
[...]
$1.60
Hippo Books
Location: Toledo, OH
Good
All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor
[...]
$1.67
Firecreek Books
Location: Germantown, TN
Good
$23.13
One Stop Shop Bookstore
Location: Memphis, TN
Good
Shipping Icon
$23.85
Powell's Books
Location: Portland, OR
Very Good
$39.60
Lyric Vibes
Location: Geneva, IL
New
0309070309 New Condition *** Right Off the Shelf | Ships within 2 Business Days ~~~ Customer Service Is Our Top Priority! -Thank you for LOOKING: -)
$98.95
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).