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The Handbook of Program Development for Health Behavior Research and Practice guides the reader from program development theory through program activity analysis and selection, immediate impact studies, and intermediate and long-term outcome measurement. The handbook consists of five parts, providing a wealth of information about: - The history and rationale for engaging in health behavior program development, including a case study that shows how to apply the six-step program development model and ways of surmounting the hurdles to engaging in program development - The role of theory in program development, the use of assessment studies to fill in gaps in theory regarding what leads to health-related behavior, and many issues and resources relevant to pooling information about prior interventions - Perceived efficacy (i.e. concept evaluation) ...

Mediator and Moderator Analysis in Program Development
Mediator and moderator analysis in program development
Stewart I.Donaldson

This chapter explores how mediator and moderator analysis can be used to help develop efficacious health behavior programs. Mediation analysis is most fruitfully employed in the analysis of previous main trial data and at the ...

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