The Effect of Personal Characteristics, Perceived Threat, Efficacy and Breast Cancer Anxiety on Breast Cancer Screening Activation

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De Pelsmacker, Patrick; Lewi, Martine; Cauberghe, Veroline;
(2017)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Healthcare,volume 5,issue 4 (issn: 2227-9032, eissn: 2227-9032)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5746699, doi: 10.3390/healthcare5040065
  • Subject: breast cancer screening activation | evoked anxiety | perceived threat | HEALTH MESSAGES | PROCESSING STYLES | Medicine | PROTECTION MOTIVATION THEORY | PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS | AFFECT INTENSITY | Article | LOSS-FRAMED | R | personal characteristics | Psychology | perceived | FAMILY-HISTORY | MESSAGES | PARALLEL PROCESS MODEL | threat | perceived efficacy | FEAR APPEALS | Human medicine | DETECTION BEHAVIORS

Abstract: In order to activate women to participate in breast cancer screening programs, a good understanding is needed of the personal characteristics that influence how women can be activated to search for more information, consult friends and doctors, and participate... View more
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