Perspectives on Models of Interpersonal Health Behavior
Chapter Twelve highlights the important interpersonal level theories discussed in Part Three of this book. There is no additional online content.
- Indentifies defining characteristics of theories involving interpersonal interactions.
- Highlights important features of the theories discussed in Part Three of this book: Social Cognitive Theory, social networks and social support, stress and coping, and interpersonal communications between clinicians and patients.
- Discusses the cross-level linkages between individual-based health behavior theories and more macro-level theories.
- Draws attention to ways in which health disparities may be affected by behaviors at the interpersonal level.