When it comes to lifestyle recommendations, more is sometimes less: a meta-analysis of theoretical assumptions underlying the effectiveness of interventions promoting multiple behavior domain change.

@article{Wilson2015WhenIC,
  title={When it comes to lifestyle recommendations, more is sometimes less: a meta-analysis of theoretical assumptions underlying the effectiveness of interventions promoting multiple behavior domain change.},
  author={Kristina A. Wilson and Ibrahim Senay and Marta R. Durantini and Flor S{\'a}nchez and Michael H Hennessy and Bonnie Spring and Dolores Albarracin},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2015},
  volume={141 2},
  pages={
          474-509
        }
}
A meta-analysis of 150 research reports summarizing the results of multiple behavior domain interventions examined theoretical predictions about the effects of the included number of recommendations on behavioral and clinical change in the domains of smoking, diet, and physical activity. The meta-analysis yielded 3 main conclusions. First, there is a curvilinear relation between the number of behavioral recommendations and improvements in behavioral and clinical measures, with a moderate number… CONTINUE READING

Figures, Tables, and Topics from this paper.

Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 25 CITATIONS

Future directions of multiple behavior change research

  • Journal of Behavioral Medicine
  • 2016
VIEW 5 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND & METHODS
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 284 REFERENCES

Multiple risk factor interventions for primary prevention of coronary heart disease.

  • The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • 2011
VIEW 8 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Meta-analysis of health behavior change interventions in type 1 diabetes.

  • American journal of health behavior
  • 2008
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Self-Efficacy: The Exercise of Control

VIEW 6 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…