The UCL Centre for Behaviour Change is excited to announce the 6th annual digital health conference ‘Behaviour Change for Health: current and emerging science and technologies’ from the 06 -07 April 2020.
Tobacco contains nicotine, which is highly addictive and can cause dependence. Although many people understand the negative health consequences of smoking for themselves and those around them, cutting down or stopping smoking can be highly challenging.
The Society of Behavioural Medicine is hosting the 41st Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Francisco, CA, from April 1-4, 2020.
The UK Society for Behaviour Medicine invites all behavioural and public health researchers, clinical practitioners, epidemiologists, health and clinical psychologists, medical sociologists, health economists, nurses, pharmacists and all other colleagues interested in the field of behavioural medicine to participate in the two day meeting from
Behaviour change is increasingly recognised as central to human well-being, social cohesion and environmental sustainability. Changing behaviour and how to maintain that change is complex and requires a systematic approach to intervention development, implementation and evaluation.
As part of the d-HealthyLife initiative EIT Health Campus is offering a full day co-creation workshop. This is a developing project that implementing "participatory processes to develop training programmes on the co-creation, motivation and behaviour change, and innovative business models for digital health products."
Background: Alcohol and other drug use is associated with poor sleep quality and quantity, but there is limited qualitative research exploring substance users’ experiences of sleep and few psychosocial sleep interventions for them.
Aim: To inform the development of psychosocial interventions to improve sleep amongst people reporting drug/alcohol problems.
Objective: To develop a complex intervention for community pharmacy staff to promote uptake of smoking cessation services and to increase quit rates.
Design: Following the Medical Research Council framework, we used a mixed-methods approach to develop, pilot and then refine the intervention.