Behavioral Research

Table of Contents
1 Description & Theoretical Background
2 Use in Health Behavior Theories
3 Measures and Measurement
4 Similar Constructs
5

References

6 Measures Appendix
7 Published Examples

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Barriers

 

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Environments

 

Illness Representations

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

Worry
Kevin D. McCaul and Paul W. Goetz

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