Ecological models revisited: their uses and evolution in health promotion over two decades.

  title={Ecological models revisited: their uses and evolution in health promotion over two decades.},
  author={Lucie Richard and Lise Gauvin and Kim D Raine},
  journal={Annual review of public health},
Since the 1980s, ecological models of health promotion have generated a great deal of enthusiasm among researchers and interventionists. These models emerged from conceptual developments in other fields, and only selected elements of the ecological approach have been integrated into them. In this article, we describe the tenets of the ecological approach and highlight those aspects that have been integrated into ecological models used in health promotion. We also analyze how ecological models… CONTINUE READING
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