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Understanding Organ Donation: Applied Behavioral Science Perspectives



Understanding Organ Donation: Applied Behavioral Science Perspectives

Jason T. Siegel (Editor), Eusebio M. Alvaro (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-444-31746-6 December 2009 Wiley-Blackwell 392 Pages

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This highly important book introduces the realm of organ donation, providing an overview of the current situation, highlighting the challenges, summarizing past research,  and providing guidance for future research.
  • The first book to bridge the gap between applied research and the social and behavioral issues surrounding organ donation
  • An impressive collection of contributors from a range of both practitioners and scientists actively working in the field
  • Provides a concrete example of how evidence-based research and theory can be applied with real-world value
  • Explores future directions of organ donation and research including community-based health interventions, ethical considerations, and advancing donor registration
  • The latest publication in the prestigious Claremont Applied Social Psychology Series

List of Contributors x

Preface xiv
Jason T. Siegel and Eusebio M. Alvaro

Acknowledgments xxi

Introduction and Overview 1

Chapter 1: Applying Psychology to Health Behavior Interventions: Not Last Decade’s Approach 3
Stuart Oskamp

Chapter 2: Organ Donation: An Overview of the Field 13
Mary Ganikos

Part I: Media and Community Interventions 41

Chapter 3: Where Have We Been and Where to Next: A Review and Synthesis of Organ Donation Media Campaigns 43
Eusebio M. Alvaro and Jason T. Siegel

Chapter 4: The Effectiveness of the Donate Life—African American Campaign in Minneapolis–St. Paul 64
David M. Radosevich, Susan Mau Larson, Tiffany Scott, Clarence Jones, William Tendle, and Susan Gunderson

Chapter 5: Organ Donation and Transplantation: A New Tradition of Sharing for Alaska Natives 83
Margaret D. Allen and Barbara Stillwater

Chapter 6: First-Person Consent Ohio Donor Registry: The Influence of the First-Person Consent Registry on Increasing Organ Donation 98
Kimberly Downing and Linda Jones

Chapter 7: Improving Organ Donation in Chinese Communities in New York: Perspectives From Consortium Partners 119
Paul L. Hebert, Julia Rivera, Kelly Eng, Regina Lee, and Susan Seto-Yee

Chapter 8: Intervention Research With American Indian, Alaska Native, and First Nations Communities: An Organ and Tissue Donation Exemplar 132
Nancy L. Fahrenwald

Part II: Organizational Interventions 149

Chapter 9: Behavioral Research in Hospital Settings: The Family Communication Coordinator (FCC) Protocol and Research Applications in Organ Donation 151
Diane Dodd-McCue

Chapter 10: Design and Evaluation of Work Site Promotions of Organ Donation: Real-World Challenges and Strategies to Address Them 164
Michael T. Quinn, Jackie Gnepp, G. Caleb Alexander, Diane Hollingsworth, Kate Grubbs O’Connor, Willa Lang, Joshua Klayman, and David Meltzer

Chapter 11: Home Care Association of Louisiana (HCLA) Donate Life Workplace Partnership for Organ and Tissue Donation 177
Carolyn C. Johnson and Larry S. Webber

Chapter 12: Promoting Organ Donation Through College Student Campaigns 200
Thomas Hugh Feeley, Ashley E. Anker, Donald E. Vincent, and Carla R. Williams

Chapter 13: Take Time to Talk: Improving Communication Between Recovery Professionals and Funeral Directors 221
Catherine Paykin, Gigi Politoski, and Linda Singleton-Driscoll

Chapter 14: The Challenges of Conducting and Evaluating Organ Donation Campaigns 234
Susan E. Morgan

Part III: Broad Perspectives and Future Directions 247

Chapter 15: Community Organizations and Applied Research: Project Initiation, Implementation, and Dealing With Those Applied Researchers 249
Sara Pace Jones and David Bosch

Chapter 16: Evaluating the Effects of Community-Based Health Interventions: Seeking Impact and Saving Lives via Organ and Tissue Donation Promotion Efforts 257
Robert L. Fischer

Chapter 17: The Value of Qualitative Studies of Interpersonal Conversations About Health Topics: A Study of Family Discussions of Organ Donation and Illustrations 272
Anita Pomerantz

Chapter 18: Ethically and Effectively Advancing Living Donation: How Should It Be Done? 292
Amy D. Waterman and James R. Rodrigue

Chapter 19: A Dawning Recognition of Factors for Increasing Donor Registration: The IIFF Model 313
Jason T. Siegel, Eusebio M. Alvaro, and Zachary P. Hohman

Chapter 20: There’s Nothing So Practical . . . Theoretical Translations and Organ Donation 331
William D. Crano

Author index 344

Subject index 353