publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

The effect of implementation intentions on use of dental chewing gum

George, M. K.; Bogosian, A.; Tapper, K.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 2019
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This study examined the effect of implementation intentions on use of dental chewing gum. A total of 80 participants reported intentions to chew gum, read information about the benefits of dental gum, reported intentions again, and formed implementation intentions relating to gum use (experimental group) or solved word puzzles (control group). Seven days later, they reported the amount chewed. Results showed that among those motivated to chew gum, implementation intentions significantly increased the total amount chewed. Time 1 intentions were more highly correlated with behaviour than time 2 intentions. Further research is needed to establish the effectiveness ...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic diseasesstomatognathic systemdigestive, oral, and skin physiology
free text keywords: RK, Report of Empirical Study, behaviour change, dental gum, implementation intentions, temporal stability, BF1-990, Chewing gum, Clinical psychology, Psychology, Oral health
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

The effect of implementation intentions on use of dental chewing gum

George, M. K.; Bogosian, A.; Tapper, K.;