Predicting risk behaviors: development and validation of a diagnostic scale.

@article{Witte1996PredictingRB,
  title={Predicting risk behaviors: development and validation of a diagnostic scale.},
  author={Kim De Witte and Kenzie A. Cameron and J K McKeon and Judy M. Berkowitz},
  journal={Journal of health communication},
  year={1996},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={
          317-41
        }
}
The goal of this study was to develop and validate the Risk Behavior Diagnosis (RBD) Scale for use by health care providers and practitioners interested in promoting healthy behaviors. Theoretically guided by the Extended Parallel Process Model (EPPM; a fear appeal theory), the RBD scale was designed to work in conjunction with an easy-to-use formula to determine which types of health risk messages would be most appropriate for a given individual or audience. Because some health risk messages… CONTINUE READING

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