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Enhancing treatment fidelity in health behavior change studies: best practices and recommendations from the NIH Behavior Change Consortium.
Treatment fidelity refers to the methodological strategies used to monitor and enhance the reliability and validity of behavioral interventions. This article describes a multisite effort by theExpand
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A new tool to assess treatment fidelity and evaluation of treatment fidelity across 10 years of health behavior research.
A. Bellg, B. Borrelli, et al. (2004) previously developed a framework that consisted of strategies to enhance treatment fidelity of health behavior interventions. The present study used thisExpand
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The assessment, monitoring, and enhancement of treatment fidelity in public health clinical trials.
  • B. Borrelli
  • Medicine
  • Journal of public health dentistry
  • 2011
OBJECTIVES To discuss methods of preservation of treatment fidelity in health behavior change trials conducted in public health contexts. METHODS The treatment fidelity framework provided by theExpand
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Motivational interviewing in health promotion: it sounds like something is changing.
Motivational interviewing (MI), initially developed for addiction counseling, has increasingly been applied in public health, medical, and health promotion settings. This article provides an overviewExpand
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The role of weight concern and self-efficacy in smoking cessation and weight gain among smokers in a clinic-based cessation program.
Although the majority of smokers are concerned about postcessation weight gain, few studies have investigated the prospective relationship between weight concern and smoking and weight outcomes, or aExpand
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Examples of implementation and evaluation of treatment fidelity in the BCC studies: Where we are and where we need to go
Treatment fidelity plays an important role in the research team's ability to ensure that a treatment has been implemented as intended and that the treatment has been accurately tested. Developing,Expand
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Perceptions of barriers and facilitators: self-management decisions by older adolescents and adults with CF.
BACKGROUND Adherence to CF treatments is poor, which can lead to negative health outcomes. The objective of our study was to qualitatively investigate the barriers and facilitators of self-managementExpand
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Development of major depressive disorder during smoking-cessation treatment.
BACKGROUND Several studies have shown an association between smoking and major depressive disorder (MDD), but few have prospectively examined subjects who develop MDD after quitting smoking. ThisExpand
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History of depression and smoking cessation outcome: a meta-analysis.
The authors conducted a meta-analysis of published studies to (a) evaluate the premise that a history of major depression is associated with failure to quit smoking and (b) identify factors thatExpand
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Exercise effects on withdrawal and mood among women attempting smoking cessation.
This study investigated both acute and longer term ("chronic") effects of vigorous exercise training on affect, nicotine withdrawal, and cigarette craving among women enrolled in a smoking cessationExpand
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