Disease prevention without relapse : Processes of change for HPV vaccination

@inproceedings{Fernndez2013DiseasePW,
  title={Disease prevention without relapse : Processes of change for HPV vaccination},
  author={A Correa Fern{\'a}ndez and Andrea L. Paiva and Jessica M Lipschitz and H. Elsa Larson and Nicole R. Amoyal and Cerissa L. Blaney and Marie A Sillice and Colleen A. Redding and James O. Prochaska},
  year={2013}
}
Background: Human papillomavirus is the most prevalent sexually transmitted infection in the United States and is associated with 70% of cervical cancers as well as over 90% of genital warts. Although the HPV vaccine appears in the US immunization schedule during adolescence, a large percentage of women reach adulthood without being vaccinated. The Transtheoretical Model’s (TTM) Processes of Change (POC) construct provides an assessment of participants’ experiences with HPV vaccination and is a… CONTINUE READING