eHealth applications : promising strategies for behavior by Seth M. Noar, Nancy Grant Harrington

By Seth M. Noar, Nancy Grant Harrington

eHealth purposes: Promising innovations for habit Change offers an summary of technological purposes in modern overall healthiness conversation learn, exploring the heritage and present makes use of of eHealth functions in ailment prevention and administration. This quantity makes a speciality of using those technology-based interventions for public healthiness promoting and explores the speedy development of an cutting edge interdisciplinary box.

The chapters during this paintings speak about key eHealth functions via providing study interpreting a number of technology-based functions. Authors Seth M. Noar and Nancy furnish Harrington summarize the newest in eHealth examine, together with more than a few desktop, net, and cellular functions, and provide observations and reflections in this starting to be zone, comparable to dissemination of courses and destiny instructions for the research of interactive overall healthiness conversation and eHealth.

Providing a well timed and accomplished evaluate of present instruments for healthiness verbal exchange, eHealth Applications is a must-read for students, scholars, and researchers in health and wellbeing verbal exchange, public well-being, and healthiness education.

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Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 33, 251–261. 3 INTERACTIVITY Conceptualizations, Effects, and Implications Deborah S. Chung Interactivity has been called the “hallmark of the digital medium” (Online News Association, 2003), and some have referred to it as the single most important quality that distinguishes newer digital media from traditional forms of communication (Sundar, 2007). Interactivity fundamentally challenges existing models of communication and blurs the lines between mass and interpersonal, sender and receiver, and traditional and new media.

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