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ABC of behaviour change theories: an essential resource for researchers, policy makers and practitioners

By: Michie, Susan.
Contributor(s): West, Robert | Campbell, Rona | Brown, Jamie | Gainforth, Heather.
Publisher: Great Britain Silverback Publishing 2014Description: 499 p.ISBN: 9781291886672.Subject(s): Change (Psychology) | Behavior modificationDDC classification: 158.1 Summary: This book describes 83 theories of behaviour change, identified by an expert panel of psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists and economists as relevant to designing interventions. For each theory, the book provides a brief summary, a list of its component constructs, a more extended description and a network analysis to show its links with other theories in the book. It considers the role of theory in understanding behaviour change and its application to designing and evaluating interventions. (http://www.behaviourchangetheories.com/)
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Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 Behaviour Change Theories and their Uses
Chapter 2 Identifying and characterising behaviour change theories
Chapter 3 General observations about behaviour change theories
Chapter 4 Descriptions of Behaviour Change Theories
Chapter 5 Use of theory for intervention development: looking to the future

This book describes 83 theories of behaviour change, identified by an expert panel of psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists and economists as relevant to designing interventions. For each theory, the book provides a brief summary, a list of its component constructs, a more extended description and a network analysis to show its links with other theories in the book. It considers the role of theory in understanding behaviour change and its application to designing and evaluating interventions.

(http://www.behaviourchangetheories.com/)

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