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Health Belief Model<br />JulieDevin<br />
	What is the Health Belief Model?<br />Psychological model based on knowledge and perception<br />Developed by researchers...
perceived susceptibility: person's opinion of the chances of getting a certain condition<br />perceived severity, person's...
Making A difference<br />Helps in developing messages which persuade individuals to make healthy decisions. <br />Applied ...
Work Cited<br />Green, Lawrence W.. "Health Belief Model." Encyclopedia of Public Health. 2002. Retrieved March 20, 2010 f...
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Health belief model

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Health belief model

  1. 1. Health Belief Model<br />JulieDevin<br />
  2. 2. What is the Health Belief Model?<br />Psychological model based on knowledge and perception<br />Developed by researchers at the U.S. Public Health Service in the 1950s<br />Adapts theories from behavioral sciences to examine health problems<br />Explain and predicts health behaviors<br />Focuses on individuals attitudes and beliefs<br />
  3. 3. perceived susceptibility: person's opinion of the chances of getting a certain condition<br />perceived severity, person's opinion of how serious this condition is<br />perceived benefits, a person's opinion of the effectiveness of some advised action to reduce the risk or seriousness of the impact<br />perceived barriers: psychological costs of this advised action<br />cues to action:internal or external events which can activate actions and change in behavior. <br />
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  5. 5. Making A difference<br />Helps in developing messages which persuade individuals to make healthy decisions. <br />Applied to health behaviors; smoking, exercising, wearing seatbelts, sunscreen etc.<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKtY7vBXHUM&feature=PlayList&p=B69ECDFFD196D8C7&index=6<br />
  6. 6. Work Cited<br />Green, Lawrence W.. "Health Belief Model." Encyclopedia of Public Health. 2002. Retrieved March 20, 2010 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3404000398.html<br />Teague, M. L., Mackenzie, S., & Rosenthal, D. M. (2009). Your Healthy Today. New York: William R. Glass. <br />

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