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Designing for Behaviors in Healthcare

Notes from “Designing for Behaviors in Healthcare”  http://www.meetup.com/HealthTechnologyForum/events/171143042/   BEHAVIOR – A specific action in response to a stimulus CREATING Behaviors – Behaviors are a response to a unique Trigger, require a specific Ability, and are generally in response to a precise Motivation.  COMMUNITY – Essential to long-term success of a behavior. People adopt the … Continue reading

Methods for Creating Long-Term Behavior Change

Health Belief Model The health belief model stipulates that a person’s health-related behavior depends on the person’s perception of four critical areas: the severity of a potential illness, the person’s susceptibility to that illness, the benefits of taking a preventive action, and the barriers to taking that action. The model also incorporates cues to action … Continue reading

Ten Psychological States you may have experienced but didn’t have a name for

1. Dysphoria Often used to describe depression in psychological disorders, dysphoria is general state of sadness that includes restlessness, lack of energy, anxiety, and vague irritation. It is the opposite of euphoria, and is different from typical sadness because it often includes a kind of jumpiness and some anger. You have probably experienced it when … Continue reading

Four gluten-free whole grains you should be eating

 Quinoa Quinoa, which is native to the Andes, comes in red and white. It is one of the only plant foods that is a complete protein, meaning it has balanced quantities of 9 essential amino acids Cornmeal The cradle of corn is southern Mexico, where scientists found milling tools with maize residue dating back almost … Continue reading