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Outline the Health Belief Model. Becker.
Central to the model is perceived seriousness and perceived susceptibility; Perceptions and modifying behaviour (factors such as age and sex that influence perceived susceptibility); Optimistic bias (It won't happened to me); Cues to action (prompted)
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Outline the Locus Of Control. Rotter.
Internal locus of control (we have control) or External locus of control (no control); Studies show that many people that beat cancer have internal locus of control
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Outline the factors effecting self-efficacy. Bandura & Adams.
Factors effecting Self efficacy: Observations on the performance of others; Social and self-persuasion; Monitoring our mental states
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Outline the Leventhal study which contradicts Janis and Feshbach study.
Leventhal found that high fear arousal was more effective in persuading students to get tetanus vaccinations.
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How is Self-efficacy used in health psychology?
As Predictor, self-efficacy can form behavioural intentions and develop action plans; As mediator, self-efficacy can help prevent relapse to unhealthy behaviour; As a moderator, self-efficacy can support the translation of intentions into actions.
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Outline the Locus Of Control. Rotter.

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Internal locus of control (we have control) or External locus of control (no control); Studies show that many people that beat cancer have internal locus of control

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Outline the factors effecting self-efficacy. Bandura & Adams.

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Outline the Leventhal study which contradicts Janis and Feshbach study.

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How is Self-efficacy used in health psychology?

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