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There are many different models of behaviour change that are related to health promotion, I am going to explain two of these in detail

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´╗┐Task 2 There are many different models of behaviour change that are related to health promotion, I am going to explain two of these in detail and also explain the social and economic factors which may influence these behavioural changes. I am going to explain the social learning model and the health belief model. The Social learning theory The social learning model is when an individual is influenced by what other people do and their environment, so it is learnt behaviour. If a child see?s an adult eating take-away all the time it might make the child think well why can?t I do that? Therefore the child is learning that because the adult is doing this, of course this must be the right thing to do. ...read more.

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Peer pressure Peer pressure can be from anyone who people surround themselves with; these are usually people who we admire. Peer pressure can be being told to do someone by someone and feeling the need to carry this action out because we are under the pressure and feel we don?t want to look stupid. This can be with young people are put under the pressure of their peers to take drugs or to smoke cigarettes, because they are surrounded by individuals who do this they may know themselves that is not morally correct but continue to participate as we don?t want to seem the odd one out. This could have an impact on a health campaign because individuals might not necessarily want to differ from what the others they are with are saying as they might not be in agreement or they don?t want to look stupid. ...read more.

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This could be linked to a health campaign because they do not believe in sex before marriage therefore they might find a safe sex education irrelevant in schools, as they are not active. Financial Financial factors has the highest impact on the behaviour of individuals because although they might wish they could could eat fresh fruit and vegtables they might not be able to afford these and the frozen option may be more affordable for them. This could affect a health campaign because they may wish to sample the food the campaign is providing but it may lead them into more financial difficulty as they are lving beyond their meanss. Chloe McLeanUnit 20Kate Faulkner ...read more.

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