By Thomas P. Gullotta, Martin Bloom
Public overall healthiness is among the quickest becoming collage courses within the usa this present day. even as, the demanding situations that face the practitioner keep growing and develop into extra advanced. This Encyclopedia of basic Prevention and health and wellbeing merchandising, 2d ed covers greater than 250 themes, taking a lifespan method of the fields of public healthiness and prevention. The encyclopedia is split into 4 volumes: 1. Foundational themes 2. Early youth and early life three. youth four. maturity and Older maturity inside of every one quantity, problems with disorder prevention and healthiness advertising (sometimes often called "positive psychology") are addressed in chapter-length entries prepared alphabetically. a world team of members synthesizes examine targeting enhancing the actual and psychological healthiness of the neighborhood as an entire. each one access can have a based layout: creation, Definition of phrases, occurrence, Theories, Empirical reports, and techniques (What Works, what's Promising, What does not Work). each one access concludes with a glance forward to the arriving many years of Public wellbeing and fitness - what are the following steps to basic prevention and future health advertising - and a "See additionally" field recommending books, movies, or articles by way of the editors for extra analyzing. The encyclopedia is designed for practitioners, scholars, and researchers operating in prevention, public health and wellbeing, and psychology. it's going to additionally function reference for practitioners in sociology, social paintings, nursing and drugs. the second one variation greater than doubles the variety of entries within the first version via including entries targeting gender, African American and Latino matters, social aid, social and emotional studying, and actual health and wellbeing and affliction. All entries from the 1st version should be rewritten and extended, reflecting the hottest pondering within the box.
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About the Authors About the Authors li Justin B. Dickerson Pulmonary Division, Intermountain Healthcare, Murray, UT, USA Justin B. Dickerson, MBA, received his undergraduate degree in Political Science with honors from the University of Utah in 1997. He went on to earn his master of business administration degree from Willamette University in 1999. Dr. Dickerson then proceeded to spend the next 9 years working in finance and quantitative analysis for several Fortune 500 companies. He then spent 2 years as a senior health economist with the Oregon Department of Human Services.
Britner Department of Human Development & Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA Preston A. Britner, PhD, is the Philip E. Austin Endowed Chair and a Professor of Human Development and Family Studies (with a joint appointment in Educational Psychology) at the University of Connecticut. He received his PhD in Psychology (Developmental, Community) from the University of Virginia. He is a University Teaching Fellow, a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and editor emeritus of the Journal of Primary Prevention.
Blau Child, Adolescent and Family Branch, Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, MD, USA Gary M. Blau, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and Chief of the Child, Adolescent and Family Branch at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. In this role, he provides national leadership for children’s mental health. Prior to this, Dr. Blau was the Bureau Chief of Quality Management and Director of Mental Health at the Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Director of Clinical Services at the Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut.
Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion by Thomas P. Gullotta, Martin Bloom