Effective health behavior in older adults / K. Warner Schaie, Howard Leventhal, Sherry L. Willis, editors.
Contributor(s): Schaie, K. Warner (Klaus Warner) | Leventhal, Howard, PhD | Willis, Sherry LMaterial type: TextSeries: Societal impact on aging: Publisher: New York, NY : Springer Pub. Co., ©2002Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 337 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780826197436; 0826197434Subject(s): Older people -- Health and hygiene | Health behavior -- Age factors | Aging | Geriatrics | Aging -- psychology | Health Behavior | Aged | Attitude to Health | Health Services for the Aged | Social Environment | Personnes âgées -- Santé et hygiène | Habitudes sanitaires -- Facteurs liés à l'âge | Vieillissement | Gériatrie | MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Healthy Living | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Reference | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Holism | Aging | Geriatrics | Health behavior -- Age factors | Older people -- Health and hygieneGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Effective health behavior in older adults.DDC classification: 613/.0438 LOC classification: RA564.8 | .E33 2002ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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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.
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.
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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.
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