European Primary Care Cardiovascular Society

The evidence base for health behaviour changes

Dec. 9, 2015 - EPCCS 2015 - Prague, Czech Republic

Prof. Richard Hobbs (Oxford, UK) and Prof. Paul Aveyard (Oxford, UK) discuss the evidence base of effectiveness of health behaviour changes and how GPs can best play a role in stimulating a patient to engage in lifestyle modifications to reduce their CV risk.

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  • The licence of the GP to address the need for health behaviour changes 0:01
  • An effective way to encourage behaviour changes 0:49
  • Be prepared and know the options 2:25
  • The benefit of temporary succes in behavioural changes 3:03
  • Should GPs or policy makers address unhealthy behaviour? 3:49