Indicators of Health Behavior Change (IHBC)




Developers: Potempa, 2022

Year of publication: 2022

Date last updated: 7 June 2024

Setting in which the tool was originally developed/validated: Nurse-delivered health coaching

Restriction to setting(s): None

Target group: Not reported

Language(s): English

Specific constructs/behaviours:

1) Change talk
2) Insight/pattern recognition
3) Self-efficacy and independent agency
4) Sustainability
5) Resilience

Tool topics:

Health promotion / Health behaviour change

Intended application: Education, Research

Reference(s) to development/validation paper(s):

Potempa, K., Butterworth, S., Flaherty-Robb, M., Calarco, M., Marriott, D., Ghosh, B., ... & Furspan, P. (2022). The impact of nurse health-coaching strategies on cognitive—behavioral outcomes in older adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(1), 416.

Reference links:

Tool/manual available: Yes.