Health risk behavior

Deborah LUPTON

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    Health risk behavior involves actions and related attitudes and perceptions that contribute to people's propensity to engage in, or avoid, activities that have been deemed by experts to be hazardous or dangerous to their health. Considerable research in public health and medicine has been devoted to identifying health risks and the behaviors associated with these risks in the attempt to assist people to avoid them
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
    EditorsGeorge Ritzer
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Electronic)9781405165518
    Publication statusPublished - 2015


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