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Health Promotion and Breast Cancer
A look at health promotion and breast cancer.
# 120468 | 2,500 words | 16 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Medical and Health (Public Health Issues) , Psychology (Theory)

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This paper explores theories of health promotion especially as they apply to early detection of breast cancer. The specific theories include the health belief model, self-efficacy theory, and change theory. Each theory is described in-depth with an emphasis on how they may be applied to early breast cancer detection in light of the goals of "Healthy People 2010."

From the Paper:

"According to "Healthy People", the target for breast cancer is to reduce the death toll. The aim is also to increase the number of women who have received a mammogram in the past two years. The Health Belief Model (HBM) is a psychological model used to try and explain health behaviors by looking at the attitudes and beliefs of individuals' health."

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