The role of skin cancer knowledge in sun-related behaviours: a systematic review.

@article{Day2014TheRO,
  title={The role of skin cancer knowledge in sun-related behaviours: a systematic review.},
  author={Ashley K Day and Carlene Wilson and Amanda D Hutchinson and Rachel R. M. Roberts},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 9},
  pages={1143-62}
}
Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in many Western countries. This systematic review provides a comprehensive overview of the relationship between skin cancer knowledge and sun-protective, exposure and tanning behaviours in the general population. A total of 34 studies, published in peer-reviewed journals over three decades, were reviewed and synthesised. Sun-protective behaviour was positively associated with skin cancer knowledge in most cases. Findings were inconsistent… CONTINUE READING
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