in Behavior Change
Thoughts and ideas inside a personís mind have significant influence on an
individualís health behaviors. These variables interact with social and environmental
factors and it is the synergy among all these influences that operate on behavior.
Knowledge: An intellectual acquaintance with facts,truth, or principles gained by
sight, experience, or report.
Skills : The ability to do something well, arising from talent, training, or
Belief : Acceptance of or confidence in an alleged fact or body of facts as true or
right without positive knowledge or proof; a perceived truth.
Attitude: Manner, disposition, feeling, or position toward a person or thing.
Values: Ideas, ideals, customs that arouse an emotional response for or against