Humans often fail to make rational decisions that affect their health. This course seeks to heighten understanding of the social and behavioral factors that contribute to health decisions and behaviors, with an ultimate goal of learning how to utilize these factors in improving public health efforts. Through a set of experiential learning exercises, students will learn to apply the science of health behavior change in their own lives. The course is appropriate for students interested in health care and public health, as well as individuals who are interested in learning to apply the science of behavior change to improve their personal wellbeing.
Health Behavior Change: From Evidence to ActionYale University
About this Course
What you will learn
Identify social, behavioral, and psychological factors that influence health and health care.
Inform clinical care, public health programs, and health policy through results of empirical studies.
Utilize best practices from clinical psychology and public health to make informed health decisions and to optimize health behaviors.
Apply theory, methods, and research results in the social and behavioral sciences to public health practice and policy.
Skills you will gain
- health practices
- behavioral psychology
- Public Health
- Mental Health
- health psychology
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Welcome to the course
Nutrition Part 1
Nutrition Part 2
Physical Activity Part 1
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TOP REVIEWS FROM HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE: FROM EVIDENCE TO ACTION
Enjoyed this course. I found it useful and educational. I have a better understanding of mental health. Thank you!
I loved, and highly recommend it. I would like to see more statistical information included as well as readings that do not require login.
It was a wonderful experience. Thanks again for introducing this course. I will look forward for more, especially, health behavior practice in children and young adults.
This is an excellent course . Really important and valuable course to everyone interested in health and wellbeing...
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