The role of attitudes towards the targets of behaviour in predicting and informing prenatal testing choices.

@article{Bryant2010TheRO,
  title={The role of attitudes towards the targets of behaviour in predicting and informing prenatal testing choices.},
  author={Louise D Bryant and Josephine M. Green and Jenny Hewison},
  journal={Psychology & health},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 10},
  pages={1175-94}
}
Research considering the role of attitudes in prenatal testing choices has commonly focused on the relationship between the attitude towards undergoing testing and actual testing behaviour. In contrast, this study focused on the relationship between testing behaviour and attitudes towards the targets of the behaviour (in this case people with Down syndrome (DS) and having a baby with DS). A cross-sectional, prospective survey of 197 pregnant women measured attitudes towards the targets of… CONTINUE READING

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