Promoting Healthy Behaviour: A Practical Guide to Physical Health and Mental Wellbeing: Third Edition

Dominic Upton, Katie Thirlaway

Research output: Book/ReportBookpeer-review

Abstract

The new edition of this leading text is an essential guide to promoting healthy behaviour in a multi-cultural society, providing a holistic stance that integrates both physical and mental health and wellbeing. With a comprehensive overview of the interplay between social class, gender, ethnicity and individual health differences, the book also looks at key lifestyle issues such as eating well, smoking, drinking alcohol and safe sex, as well as the mechanisms for behavioural change. Each chapter features engaging case studies, points for discussion and student activities. Updated since the COVID-19 pandemic, the new edition also discusses the effects of lockdowns on healthy behaviours. An accessible and engaging text, the third edition of Promoting Healthy Behaviour will continue to be essential reading for both students and practitioners across nursing, public health and allied health professions.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherTaylor and Francis AS
Number of pages398
Edition3
ISBN (Electronic)9781040021750
ISBN (Print)9781032748504
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2024

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