Specific health promotion in which psychology has played a role in altering behaviours and health outcomes like alcohol use, use of recreation drugs or smoking
Psychology is often used in health care settings to promote healthy behaviours. Select one specific health promotion in which psychology has played a role in altering behaviours and health outcomes like alcohol use, use of recreation drugs or smoking. Gather examples of a minimum of 5 sources that will enable you explain an aspect of psychology that has been applied to the particular health promotion area you have identified. Use a variety of different sources which are focused on changing behaviours. These might include education leaflets, transcripts of television ads or radio programs. These accounts should be explained and supported within the context of the research literature.
This written assignment requires you to write a 1500 word essay on a topic of your
choice. This will involve researching supporting evidence from high quality (peer
reviewed) literature and that is relevant to your assignment topic.
? You will also need to include scholarly research sources in order to provide academic evidence to support the points you make and the examples you provide.
This assignment requires you to find and review high quality (peer reviewed) literature that is relevant to your assignment topic.
? You must utilise a minimum of 8 refereed journal articles (no more than 5 years old)
? Do not use websites or medical/nursing dictionaries or similar sources.
? Word Limit is 1500 words (+/- 10% as per university policy).
? The word count should exclude the reference list.