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By Dr. Laura Gitlin PhD, Dr. Sara Czaja PhD

ISBN-10: 0826126588

ISBN-13: 9780826126580

“ I applaud [this] ebook for offering a far wanted assessment of the total “behavioral intervention pipeline.” It fills a special area of interest in its assurance of key theoretical and methodological facets in addition to its case examples improvement issues, which makes the content material obtainable and functional for a huge audience.”

-Marcia Ory, PhD,From the Foreword

This specific textual content offers finished insurance of 1 of the main neglected―yet vitally important--areas of public future health examine: constructing, comparing, and imposing novel behavioral interventions in provider and perform settings. Written for Masters- and Doctoral-level classes in addition to beginner and professional researchers during this zone, the booklet examines the main severe concerns surrounding this way of analysis to be able to maximize the facility of intervention researchers to effectively enforce present and destiny evidence-based protocols in perform settings. professional individuals include key challenges―the complexities of well-being care supply, ailment administration and prevention, emerging bills, and altering inhabitants demographics―in shaping the rush towards advancing extra effective and potent behavioral interventions and methodologies.

Tackling a variety of themes which have been overlooked in conventional randomized trial handbooks, method texts, and books on dissemination and implementation technology, the ebook addresses: how one can enhance and boost an intervention, rising hybrid trial designs - theories and new types for integrating behavioral interventions with implementation technological know-how - - recruitment and retention options for inclusion of various samples - study designs for various levels of intervention improvement - therapy constancy types and measures - novel dimension and analytic options - price analyses - choice of keep an eye on teams - use of combined method - ethics and knowledgeable consent - technology-based intervention techniques – expert concerns. ample case examples from profitable behavioral intervention trials―both nationwide and international--illustrate key concepts.

Key Features:

  • Includes examples of quite a lot of interventions together with participants around the lifestyles span and of numerous groups and healthiness systems
  • Replete with case examples from profitable behavioral intervention trials
  • Presents the demanding situations of and methods for advancing behavioral interventions for fast use in practice
  • Written by way of world-recognized professional authors and contributors
  • Provides novel assurance of a superb number of important―but formerly neglected--topics

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Is there sufficient proof of concept to advance the intervention? Does the intervention have implementation potential? , 2008)? Finally, the concept of a pipeline itself reflects a particular approach or methodology for advancing an intervention. As an approach or methodology, it can be evaluated, critiqued, and hence modified and improved. That is, by specifying and delineating the phases and associated activities along a pipeline, we can scrutinize the process used for advancing behavioral interventions, experiment with ways to shorten or combine phases through novel methodologies, and adopt strategies for building and rolling out interventions more rapidly and efficiently.

Managing clinical knowledge for health care improvement. In J. Bemmel & A. T. ), Yearbook of medical informatics 2000: Patient centered systems (pp. 65–70). Stuttgart, Germany: Schattauer Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH. Belle, S. , Czaja, S. , . . Zhang, S. (2006). Enhancing the quality of life of dementia caregivers from different ethnic or racial groups: A randomized, controlled trial. Annals of Internal Medicine, 145(10), 727–738. Belle, S. , Czaja, S. , Burgio, L. , Gitlin, L. , . . Ory, M. (2003).

Promises and Challenges of Behavioral Intervention Research 9 home. , 2014). , 2003) when the intent is to change behavior and redesign lifestyles for healthier living. Self-paced programs, approaches in which participants have opportunity to practice and integrate behavioral change strategies, afford more positive outcomes than approaches that do not provide such opportunities. Similarly, if the goal is to improve self-management, certain strategies appear to be more effective than others. For example, using behavioral activation techniques (Hopko, Lejuez, Ruggiero, & Eifert, 2003) that involve individuals self-selecting personal life, health, or daily goals, or providing control-oriented strategies to help people achieve their daily activity goals, afford increased control over daily life events and result in better health outcomes (Heckhausen, Wrosch, & Schulz, 2010).

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