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Attachment as a Health Determinant

Maria Isabel Loureiro, Teresa Maia

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Attachment as a Health Determinant Introduction Attachment theory was first formulated by John Bowlby. This theory is about how relationships ar...

Behavior

Laura Bouwman

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Behavior Introduction Health behaviors are people’s actions, some purposefully deployed to promote or protect health; some thoughtlessly und...

Behavior Change Theory in Health Education and Promotion

Susan J. Curry, Robin J. Mermelstein

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Behavior Change Theory in Health Education and Promotion Introduction The 20th century witnessed an extraordinary shift from infectious to chr...

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance

Stefano Campostrini

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Introduction Surveillance has long been a core issue for infectious diseases, and it is still one of the m...

Bicycling and Cycling Safety

Rebecca L. Sanders, Jill F. Cooper

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Bicycling and Cycling Safety Introduction The topic of bicycle safety has been treated differently in the United States than in other Western ...

Bioethics

Christopher Mayes, Ian Kerridge

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

BioethicsIntroductionPublic health has made enormous contributions to global health through policies and interventions. However, public health measure...

Birth and Death Registration

Affette Michelle McCaw-Binns, Jasneth Asher Mullings

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Birth and Death Registration Introduction The United Nations defines civil registration “as the continuous, permanent, compulsory and universa...

Birth Cohort Studies

Christy G. Woolcott, Linda Dodds

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Birth Cohort Studies Introduction Birth cohorts have been established and studied for over half of a century, but the past two decades have se...

Board of Health

Ned E. Baker, Marie Fallon

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Board of Health Introduction Boards of health and other public health governing entities are legally designated governing bodies whose ...

Breastfeeding

Hector G. Balcazar, Holly J. Mata

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Breastfeeding Introduction Substantial evidence supports breastfeeding as promoting child and maternal health. International efforts to promot...

Built Environment and Health, The

Lawrence Frank, Josh van Loon, Sarah Kavage

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

The Built Environment and Health Introduction For years urban planning researchers have been documenting associations between the built enviro...

Business and Corporate Practices

Nicholas Freudenberg

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Business and Corporate Practices Introduction Public health professionals and researchers have often focused on the role of civil socie...

Cancer Communication Strategies in North America

Rachel McCloud Faulkenberry

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Cancer Communication Strategies in North America Introduction Cancer communication is defined as the study and application of messages deliver...

Cancer Prevention

John B. Lowe

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Cancer PreventionIntroductionCancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. The purpose of cancer prevention is to reduce the probability of death by c...

Cancer Screening

Juliet McMullin

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Cancer Screening Introduction According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer is among the leading causes of death worldwide, accounting...

Capacity Building

Maria Isabel Loureiro

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Capacity Building Introduction Capacity building contains the concept of enabling—individuals, organizations, systems—for positive changes, stre...

Capacity Building for NCDs in LMICs

Mohammed K. Ali, Swathi Sekar

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Capacity Building for NCDs in LMICs Introduction Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), diabetes, cancers, a...

Capacity-Building for Applied Public Health in LMIC: A US Perspective

Karen R. Siegel, KMV Narayan

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Capacity-Building for Applied Public Health in LMIC: A US Perspective Introduction Applied public health is the application of public health c...

Cardiovascular Health and Disease

Darwin R. Labarthe

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Cardiovascular Health and Disease Introduction In the context of public health, “heart disease” represents a number of circulatory system diso...

Child Labor

Derek Shendell, Juhi Aggarwal

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Child LaborIntroductionGlobally, around 200 million children, or minors seventeen years old or younger, are involved in child labor in various industr...

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