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Why do you think the Health Belief Model of Communication is effective? Provide an example of how you would use that model of communication for health promotion purposes.

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This method of communication has been applied to a broad range of health behaviors and subject populations. Three broad areas can be identified: 1) Preventive health behaviors, which include health-promoting (e.g. diet, exercise) and health-risk (e.g. smoking) behaviors as well as vaccination and contraceptive practices. 2) Sick role behaviors, which refer to compliance with recommended medical regimens, usually following ...

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