The extended health belief model applied to the experience of diabetes in young people.

@article{Gillibrand2006TheEH,
  title={The extended health belief model applied to the experience of diabetes in young people.},
  author={Rachel Gillibrand and J. J. Stevenson},
  journal={British journal of health psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={11 Pt 1},
  pages={155-69}
}
OBJECTIVES The experience of diabetes in young people was investigated within the theoretical framework of the extended health belief model (EHBM). It was anticipated that participant reports of high internal locus of control, high diabetes related empowerment, coping with hypoglycaemia, and diabetes related social support would be associated with good patient adherence to the self-care regime. METHOD 118 participants aged 16-25 years with Type 1 diabetes mellitus were sent a set of… CONTINUE READING
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