Tag: Environmental Risk
The Ecological Systems theory states that human development is influenced by the different types of environmental systems. Formulated by famous psychologist Urie Bronfenbrenner, this theory helps us understand why we may behave differently when we … Continued
A strong personality predisposition influenced by race to cope actively with psychosocial environmental stressors. High levels of John Henryism can contribute to hypertension.
High prevalence of social or environmental health risks in minority communities lead to a higher chance of disease/death. Some studies have found that environmental hazards disproportionately exist in minority communities. Other studies have focused on … Continued
The social cognitive theory explains how people acquire and maintain certain behavioral patterns, while also providing the basis for intervention strategies (Bandura, 1997). Evaluating behavioral change depends on the factors environment, people, and behavior. SCT … Continued