TITLE

HEALTH BELIEFS AND OPTIMISM AS PREDICTORS OF PREVENTIVE HEALTH DECISIONS IN HONG KONG CHINESE

AUTHOR(S)
Lai, Julian C.L.; Hamid, P. Nicholas
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Psychological Reports;Jun2000 Part 2, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p1059
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the effect of components of the Health Belief Model and optimism on preventive health-related decisions among Hong Kong Chinese in Hong Kong, China. Association of susceptibility and severity with behavioral intention; Interaction between optimism and severity; Implications for research among Chinese.
ACCESSION #
3681497

 

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