Changes in risk perceptions in relation to self-reported colorectal cancer screening among first-degree relatives of colorectal cancer cases enrolled in a randomized trial.

@article{Glenn2011ChangesIR,
  title={Changes in risk perceptions in relation to self-reported colorectal cancer screening among first-degree relatives of colorectal cancer cases enrolled in a randomized trial.},
  author={Beth Glenn and Alison K. Herrmann and Catherine M. Crespi and Cynthia M. Mojica and Li-Jui Chang and Annette E Maxwell and Roshan Bastani},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={481-91}
}
OBJECTIVE This secondary data analysis was conducted to evaluate the applicability of the Risk Reappraisal Hypothesis, which has been proposed to explain the influence of performing a health behavior on perceived risk. Data were collected in the context of a randomized trial, which found that an individually tailored, multicomponent intervention was successful in increasing colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among first-degree relatives of CRC cases. METHOD The ethnically diverse study sample… CONTINUE READING

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