Health Beliefs and Illness Perceptions as Related to Mammography Uptake in Randomly Selected Women in Greece

@article{Anagnostopoulos2011HealthBA,
  title={Health Beliefs and Illness Perceptions as Related to Mammography Uptake in Randomly Selected Women in Greece},
  author={Fotios Anagnostopoulos and Christine Dimitrakaki and Deborah Fitzsimmons and Gregory Potamianos and Dimitris Niakas and Yannis Tountas},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings},
  year={2011},
  volume={19},
  pages={147-164}
}
Previous research has shown that, although routine mammography screening can reduce mortality from breast cancer, the use of annual mammography screening remains well under 65%. In an effort to determine the factors that are associated with women’s mammography behaviors, this study used the health belief model and the common-sense model of self-regulation as the theoretical frameworks to explore health beliefs, illness representations, and women’s mammography practice. Data were obtained from a… CONTINUE READING

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