Personal determinants of health promoting behavior

S. Rabinowitz*, S. Melamed, R. Kasan, J. Ribak

*Corresponding author for this work

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This paper describes the personal determinants in health promoting behavior, and, in particular, life style changes. A review is made of internal factors, including personality factors, health beliefs, and health attitudes. Environment factors are also taken into account. Suggestions for future research are proposed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-14
Number of pages10
JournalPublic Health Reviews
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - 1992


  • health promoting behavior
  • personal determinants


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