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Self-Regulation in Health Behavior

Publication Year: 2006
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: de Ridder, Denise; de Wit, John
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-0-470-02407-2
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This text offers a comprehensive overview of new approaches to health-related behavior from a self-regulation perspective.

The authors outline the assumptions on which self-regulation theories are based, discuss recent research and draw out the implications for practice with a particular focus on changing health behavior. The book is arranged in two sections – Goal Setting and Goal Activation in Health Behavior and Goal Striving and Goal Persistence. The epilogue compares self-regulation theories with the prevailing social-cognitive models.

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  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: de Ridder, Denise; de Wit, John
  • ISBN: 978-0-470-02407-2
  • Specialty:
    Clinical Psychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 264
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2006

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