Predictors of intentions to perform six cancer-related behaviours: roles for injunctive and descriptive norms.

@article{SmithMcLallen2008PredictorsOI,
  title={Predictors of intentions to perform six cancer-related behaviours: roles for injunctive and descriptive norms.},
  author={Aaron Smith-McLallen and Martin Fishbein},
  journal={Psychology, health & medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={
          389-401
        }
}
This study reports an application of the integrative model to the prediction of intentions to engage in three cancer screening behaviours (mammogram, colonoscopy and PSA test) and three healthy lifestyle behaviours (exercising, eating fruits and vegetables, and controlling ones diet to lose weight). We examined the roles of attitudes, perceived behavioural control, injunctive norms (what important others think one should do), and descriptive norms (perceptions of what others do) as predictors… CONTINUE READING
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