By Zili Sloboda,Hanno Petras

ISBN-10: 1489974237

ISBN-13: 9781489974235

Whoever coined the adage "an ounce of prevention is worthy a pound of treatment" couldn't have identified how vital this adage may develop into. The problem of changing the health and wellbeing trajectories of negative way of life judgements for such behaviors as smoking, ingesting and utilizing illicit medicinal drugs, violence, chucking up the sponge of faculty, engagement in dicy sexual behaviors and crime via prevention study has ended in a brand new self-discipline, prevention science.

Defining Prevention Science covers this rising box of technology: its ambitions, its conceptual and theoretical foundations, its tools and particularly its application. no longer content material to easily differentiate the sector from its shut allies: epidemiology, psychology, neuroscience, sociology, economics, the textual content explains how those many disciplines improve one another at either learn and intervention degrees and the way prevention technological know-how attracts on those organic, behavioral and social sciences to create an cutting edge wisdom base that has supplied budget friendly, evidence-based prevention interventions and regulations. To this finish, known developmental benchmarks are recast in prevention/health merchandising context, from the the most important significance of early life in encountering and deterring high-risk behaviors to the dangers and resiliencies of single-mother households. a global staff of members bargains present findings, updated equipment for potent evidence-based interventions and enhancements in examine applied sciences in those key areas:

  • Physical, cognitive and emotional vulnerability around the existence course.
  • The roles of developmental affects in prevention.
  • Intervention improvement, supply and implementation.
  • Bringing the intervention method of learn design.
  • New instructions in analytic methods.
  • Cost research and coverage implications.

Advances in Prevention technology: Defining Prevention Science goals to encourage extra refinements within the box and inspire conversation between researchers in its personal and similar disciplines, together with public well-being, epidemiology, psychology, and criminology. this is often the 1st quantity within the sequence, Advances in Prevention technological know-how, that gives the framework for different quantity that might concentrate on such matters as: Prevention technological know-how in class Settings: advanced Relationships and approaches; combating Crime and Violence and The Prevention of Substance Use.

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Whoever coined the adage "an ounce of prevention is worthy a pound of therapy" couldn't have identified how very important this adage may turn into. The problem of changing the health and wellbeing trajectories of negative way of life judgements for such behaviors as smoking, consuming and utilizing illicit medications, violence, dropping by the wayside of faculty, engagement in dicy sexual behaviors and crime via prevention study has resulted in a brand new self-discipline, prevention technological know-how.

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