Using the Theory of Planned Behaviour and implementation intentions to predict and facilitate upward family communication about mammography.

@article{Browne2012UsingTT,
  title={Using the Theory of Planned Behaviour and implementation intentions to predict and facilitate upward family communication about mammography.},
  author={Jessica L. Browne and Alvin YS Chan},
  journal={Psychology & health},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={655-73}
}
Regular mammography facilitates early detection of breast cancer, and thus increases the chances of survival from this disease. Daughter-initiated (i.e. upward) communication about mammography within mother-daughter dyads may promote mammography to women of screening age. The current study examined this communication behaviour within the context of the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB), and aimed to bridge the intention-behaviour gap by trialling an implementation intention (II) intervention… CONTINUE READING

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