Self-Examination

Known as: Self-Examinations, Self Examination, Examinations, Self 
The inspection of one's own body, usually for signs of disease (e.g., BREAST SELF-EXAMINATION, testicular self-examination).
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1947-2018
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Despite many recent technical breakthroughs in health care, human behaviour remains the largest source of variance in health… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Health-compromising behaviors such as physical inactivity and poor dietary habits are difficult to change. Most social-cognitive… (More)
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2005
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2005
A measure of social support, the Social Support Questionnaire (SSQ), is described, and four empirical studies employing it are… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Breast cancer appears to be a disease of both the developing and developed worlds. Among Turkish women, breast cancer is the… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Among women who practice breast self-examination (BSE), breast cancers may be detected when they are at an earlier… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
This study concerns the implications of Peter Gollwitzer's concept of implementation intentions for Icek Ajzen's theory of… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Although some evidence indicates that early detection protects against the development of lethal melanoma, no… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Women with a family history of breast cancer are at increased risk for developing the disease. This study investigated the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
In this study we tested the framing hypothesis that a pamphlet stressing the negative consequences of not performing breast self… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The combination of routine physician examination of the skin coupled with self-examination provides a realistic opportunity for… (More)
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