Theory at a Glance: A Guide for Health Promotion Practice, 2nd Edition, by National Cancer Institute

This monograph, Theory at a Glance: Application to Health Promotion and Health Behavior (Second Edition), describes influential theories of health-related behaviors, processes of shaping behavior, and the effects of community and environmental factors on behavior. It complements existing resources that offer tools, techniques, and model programs for practice, such as Making Health Communication Programs Work: A Planner’s Guide,i and the Web portal, Cancer Control PLANET (Plan, Link, Act, Network with Evidence-based Tools).
Describes influential theories of health-related behaviors, the processes of shaping behaviors, and the effects of community and environmental factors on behavior.