ERIC Number: EJ278809
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Is Behavior Change a Legitimate Objective for the Health Educator?
Russell, Robert D.
Health Education (Washington D.C.), v14 n2 p16-19 Mar-Apr 1983
Pros and cons of making behavior change a primary objective of health education are summarized. The individual's right to choose his/her lifestyle is emphasized; health educators are encouraged to use holistic approaches to health education, emphasizing not only physical consequences of behavior but emotional and social factors as well. (PP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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