Learning Outcomes

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

  • Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold.
  • Discuss some of the important perspectives of human behaviour in relation to health, illness, sickness and disease.
  • Discuss various different explanations of illness and their role in influencing people’s health-seeking behaviour.
  • Explain the application of the Health Belief Model (HBM).
  • Explain the application of the theory of the Diffusion of Innovation model in health education.
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