ERIC Number: EJ287559
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Ethical Theories for Promoting Health through Behavioral Change.
O'Connell, Janelle K.; Price, James H.
Journal of School Health, v53 n8 p476-79 Oct 1983
Arguments based on the philosophies of natural law, utilitarianism, paternalism, and distributive justice are examined for their pertinence to health behavior change strategies. Health educators should prepare individuals to make health-generating decisions but may need to limit the conditions under which they intervene. (Author/PP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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