The health belief model as a conceptual framework for explaining contraceptive compliance.

@article{Katatsky1977TheHB,
  title={The health belief model as a conceptual framework for explaining contraceptive compliance.},
  author={M E Katatsky},
  journal={Health education monographs},
  year={1977},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={232-43}
}
The problem of compliance in family planning is discussed in relation to the lack of theoretical and conceptual clarity in research, which has produced contradictory, and often inconsistent findings. Current research has contributed little to explaining the phenomenon of compliance and to directing further research. The Health Belief Model, which has been demonstrated to have application in the areas of preventive health behavior and compliance with medical regimens, is offered as a potentially… CONTINUE READING