Health Promotion and Breast Cancer
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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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Health Promotion and Breast Cancer (2008, December 01) Retrieved November 29, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/health-promotion-and-breast-cancer-120468/
"Health Promotion and Breast Cancer" 01 December 2008. Web. 29 November. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/health-promotion-and-breast-cancer-120468/>