eHealth Applications: Promising Strategies for Behavior Change by Seth M. NoareHealth Applications: Promising Strategies for Behavior Change by Seth M. Noar

eHealth Applications: Promising Strategies for Behavior Change

EditorSeth M. Noar, Nancy Grant Harrington

Paperback | March 8, 2012

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eHealth Applications: Promising Strategies for Behavior Changeprovides an overview of technological applications in contemporary health communication research, exploring the history and current uses of eHealth applications in disease prevention and management. This volume focuses on the use of these technology-based interventions for public health promotion and explores the rapid growth of an innovative interdisciplinary field.

The chapters in this work discuss key eHealth applications by presenting research examining a variety of technology-based applications. Authors Seth M. Noar and Nancy Grant Harrington summarize the latest in eHealth research, including a range of computer, Internet, and mobile applications, and offer observations and reflections on this growing area, such as dissemination of programs and future directions for the study of interactive health communication and eHealth.

Providing a timely and comprehensive review of current tools for health communication,eHealth Applicationsis a must-read for scholars, students, and researchers in health communication, public health, and health education.

Dr. Seth M. Noar is an Associate Professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and a Member of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research addresses health behavior theories and message design, mass media campaigns, eHealth applications, and methodological t...
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Title:eHealth Applications: Promising Strategies for Behavior ChangeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:March 8, 2012Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415888182

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Table of Contents

Foreword: Victor Strecher

Historical and Conceptual Foundations


1. eHealth applications: An Introduction and Overview: Seth M. Noar
Nancy Grant Harrington

2. The Emergence of eHealth Applications: Sheana Bull

3. Interactivity: Conceptualizations, Effects, and Implications: Deborah Chung


eHealth Applications

4. Internet-Based Interventions For Health Behavior Change:David B. Buller
Anna H. L. Floyd
Klein Buendel, Inc.

5. Virtual Interactive Interventions For Reducing Risky Sex: Adaptations, Integrations, Innovations:

Lynn Carol Miller
Paul Robert Appleby
John L. Christensen
Carlos Godoy
Mei Si
Charisse Corsbie-Massay
Stephen J. Read
Stacy Marsella
Alexandra N. Anderson Jennifer Klatt

6. Avatars For Health Behavior Change: Jesse Fox

7. Digital Games For Health Behavior Change: Research, Design, And Future Directions: Debra A. Lieberman

8. Computer-Tailored Interventions For Improving Health Behaviors: Seth M. Noar
Nancy Grant Harrington

9. Mobile Phones For Health Communication To Promote Behavior Change:
Lorien C. Abroms
Nalini Padmanabhan
W. Douglas Evans

10. Text Messaging Interventions For Chronic Disease Management And Health Promotion:

Brianna S. Fjeldsoe
Yvette D. Miller
Alison L. Marshall11. Interactive Voice Response Technology For Chronic Disease Management
JJohn D. Piette
Ashley J. Beard

Practice Implications and Future Directions


12. Using Social Media To Enhance Health Communication Campaigns:

Ann M. Taubenheim
Terry Long
Jennifer Wayman
Sarah Temple
Sally McDonough
Ashley Duncan1

13. Dissemination And Implementation Of  ehealth Interventions:

Borsika A. Rabin
Russell E. Glasgow

14. Health Information Technology Policy Issues: Relevance And Implications For ehealth Applications: Cynthia Baur

15. Building An Evidence Base For ehealth Applications: Research Questions And Practice Implications:
Nancy Grant Harrington
Seth M. Noar