The psychological roots of anti-vaccination attitudes: A 24-nation investigation.

@article{Hornsey2018ThePR,
  title={The psychological roots of anti-vaccination attitudes: A 24-nation investigation.},
  author={Matthew J. Hornsey and Emily A Harris and Kelly S. Fielding},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2018},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={
          307-315
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Strengthening of antivaccination movements in recent decades has coincided with unprecedented increases in the incidence of some communicable diseases. Many intervention programs work from a deficit model of science communication, presuming that vaccination skeptics lack the ability to access or understand evidence. However, interventions focusing on evidence and the debunking of vaccine-related myths have proven to be either nonproductive or counterproductive. Working from a… CONTINUE READING
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