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Table of Contents
1 Description and Theoretical Background
2 Use in Health Behavior Theories
3 Measures and Measurement
4 Most Common Barriers
5 Measurement and Methodological Issues
6 Summary


8 Appendix 1
9 Appendix 2
10 Appendix 3
11 Appendix 4
12 Published Examples

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Perceived Barriers to Self-Management and Preventive Behaviors
Russell E. Glasgow, Ph.D.

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