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Increasing readiness to decide and strengthening behavioral intentions: evaluating the impact of a web-based patient decision aid for breast cancer treatment options (BresDex: www.bresdex.com).
OBJECTIVES To undertake a quantitative evaluation of a theory-based, interactive online decision aid (BresDex) to support women choosing surgery for early breast cancer (Stage I and II), based onExpand
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Beautiful friendship: Social sharing of emotions improves subjective feelings and activates the neural reward circuitry
Humans have a strong tendency to affiliate with other people, especially in emotional situations. Here, we suggest that a critical mechanism underlying this tendency is that socially sharingExpand
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Emotional signals in nonverbal interaction: Dyadic facilitation and convergence in expressions, appraisals, and feelings
We examined social facilitation and emotional convergence in amusement, sadness, and fear in dynamic interactions. Dyads of friends or strangers jointly watched emotion-eliciting films while theyExpand
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Understanding surgery choices for breast cancer: how might the Theory of Planned Behaviour and the Common Sense Model contribute to decision support interventions?
Objective  To describe the evidence about factors influencing breast cancer patients’ surgery choices and the implications for designing decision support in reference to an extended Theory of PlannedExpand
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Oxytocin increases attention to the eyes and selectively enhances self-reported affective empathy for fear
Abstract Oxytocin (OXT) has previously been implicated in a range of prosocial behaviors such as trust and emotion recognition. Nevertheless, recent studies have questioned the evidence for thisExpand
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Factors influencing the surgery intentions and choices of women with early breast cancer: the predictive utility of an extended theory of planned behaviour
BackgroundWomen diagnosed with early breast cancer (stage I or II) can be offered the choice between mastectomy or breast conservation surgery with radiotherapy due to equivalence in survival rates.Expand
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Theory-based design and field-testing of an intervention to support women choosing surgery for breast cancer: BresDex.
OBJECTIVE Design and undertake usability and field-testing evaluation of a theory-guided decision aid (BresDex) in supporting women choosing surgery for early breast cancer. METHODS An extendedExpand
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Theory based analysis of the effects of decision aids for surgery in early breast cancer: a systematic review
Rationale, aims and objectives: Little is understood about how decision aids achieve their reported effects or their impact on the decision-making process. We aimed to evaluate the quality ofExpand
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The socioecology of social class.
Despite the increasing attention paid by psychologists to social class, we argue here that insufficient attention has been paid to the ways, in which socio-ecological factors shape both whichExpand
Vocal and facial trustworthiness of talking heads
Trust is a key aspect to human communication due to its link to co-operation and survival. Recent research by [Ballew and Todorov 2007] has shown that humans can generate an initial trustworthinessExpand