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Table of Contents
1 General Definition & Theoretical Background
2 Measuring Stage
3 Recommendations



Appendix A

6 Appendix B
7 Appendix C
8 Appendix D
9 Published Examples

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Dispositional Optimism




Illness Representations

  Implementation Intentions
  Intention, Expectation, and Willingness
  Normative Beliefs
  Optimistic Bias
  Perceived Benefits
  Perceived Control
  Perceived Severity
  Perceived Vulnerability
  Self-Reported Behavior
  Social Influence
  Social Support

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