Prevention and health promotion: decades of progress, new challenges, and an emerging agenda.

@article{Smith2004PreventionAH,
  title={Prevention and health promotion: decades of progress, new challenges, and an emerging agenda.},
  author={Timothy D Smith and C. Tracy Orleans and C. David Jenkins},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={126-31}
}
Daily habits (e.g., smoking, diet, and exercise) and their immediate consequences (e.g., obesity) confer risk for most of the major health problems in industrialized nations. Hence, determinants of these behaviors and their modifications have been central topics in health psychology. Considerable scientific and applied progress has been made, but the field faces important challenges and opportunities in the future. These challenges and opportunities include changes in demographics and patterns… CONTINUE READING

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