Health behavior

Known as: Behavior, Health, behavior health, Behaviors, Health 
The actions taken by an individual to maintain, attain, and protect their good health. Health behavior reflects a person's health beliefs.

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1963-2017
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2015
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2015
AIMS Type D personality - defined as high negative affectivity (NA) and high social inhibition (SI) - has been associated with… (More)
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2010
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2010
CONTEXT Previous studies may have underestimated the contribution of health behaviors to social inequalities in mortality because… (More)
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2010
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2010
Sociological theory and research point to the importance of social relationships in affecting health behavior. This work tends to… (More)
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2008
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2008
OBJECTIVE The use of computers to promote healthy behavior is increasing. To evaluate the efficacy of these computer-delivered… (More)
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND Risk perceptions are central to many health behavior theories. However, the relationship between risk perceptions and… (More)
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2006
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2006
PURPOSE This study addresses the question, "Does body satisfaction matter?" by examining longitudinal associations between body… (More)
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2006
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2006
HIV-related stigmatization remains a potent stressor for HIV-positive people. This study examined the relationships among stigma… (More)
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2002
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2002
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to describe the relationship between health literacy, ethnicity, and cervical cancer screening… (More)
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2001
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2001
Several recent prospective analyses involving community-based populations have demonstrated a protective effect on survival for… (More)
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1989
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1989
Although depression is well studied in women, little information is available regarding depression during pregnancy. The purpose… (More)
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