Edberg speaks of the Social- Ecological Web (Chapter 1 & 2).
Glanz, Rimer and Viswanath speak of the history of ecological models and levels of influence (Chapters 1, 3 & 12)

Each propose the following which affect health behavior change:

1) Multiple levels of influence

2) Influences of behaviors which interact across levels

3) Use of specific models to promote positive health behaviors

4) The need for multi-level interventions for effective health behavior change

– Using your textbooks, supporting references and your current view of health behavior, discuss your thoughts on one or more of the 4 areas above

– Which of the items above do you feel apply the most to health behavior and aid in increasing positive health behaviors and help to decrease negative health behaviors?

– Thoughts should be complete and thorough

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