The Application of the Heuristic-Systematic Processing Model to Treatment Decision Making about Prostate Cancer

@article{Steginga2004TheAO,
  title={The Application of the Heuristic-Systematic Processing Model to Treatment Decision Making about Prostate Cancer},
  author={Suzanne K. Steginga and Stefano Occhipinti},
  journal={Medical Decision Making},
  year={2004},
  volume={24},
  pages={573 - 583}
}
The study investigated the utility of the Heuristic-Systematic Processing Model as a framework for the investigation of patient decision making. A total of 111 men recently diagnosed with localized prostate cancer were assessed using Verbal Protocol Analysis and self-report measures. Study variables included men’s use of nonsystematic and systematic information processing, desire for involvement in decision making, and the individual differences of health locus of control, tolerance of… Expand
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