Charles Abraham

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sussex
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Systematic review of reviews of intervention components associated with increased effectiveness in dietary and physical activity interventions
    Colin J Greaves
    University of Exeter, Peninsula Medical School, Smeall Building, St Luke s Campus, Magdalen Road, Exeter EX1 2LU, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:119. 2011
  2. pmc What explains between-school differences in rates of smoking?
    Marion Henderson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:218. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Deciding to exercise: the role of anticipated regret
    Charles Abraham
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Flamer, Brighton, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 9:269-78. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Acting on intentions: the role of anticipated regret
    Charles Abraham
    University of Sussex, UK
    Br J Soc Psychol 42:495-511. 2003
  5. doi request reprint The UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence public health guidance on behaviour change: a brief introduction
    Charles Abraham
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Psychol Health Med 14:1-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint A taxonomy of behavior change techniques used in interventions
    Charles Abraham
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, England
    Health Psychol 27:379-87. 2008
  7. doi request reprint What psychological and behaviour changes are initiated by 'expert patient' training and what training techniques are most helpful?
    Charles Abraham
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Psychol Health 24:1153-65. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Can the effectiveness of health promotion campaigns be improved using self-efficacy and self-affirmation interventions? An analysis of sun protection messages
    Anna Good
    School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9RH, UK
    Psychol Health 26:799-818. 2011
  9. doi request reprint A parsimonious, integrative model of key psychological correlates of UK university students' alcohol consumption
    Katie Atwell
    University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:253-60. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Planning to lose weight: randomized controlled trial of an implementation intention prompt to enhance weight reduction among overweight and obese women
    Aleksandra Luszczynska
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Falmer, ESX, England
    Health Psychol 26:507-12. 2007

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Systematic review of reviews of intervention components associated with increased effectiveness in dietary and physical activity interventions
    Colin J Greaves
    University of Exeter, Peninsula Medical School, Smeall Building, St Luke s Campus, Magdalen Road, Exeter EX1 2LU, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:119. 2011
    ..The aim of this systematic review of reviews was to identify intervention components that are associated with increased change in diet and/or physical activity in individuals at risk of type 2 diabetes...
  2. pmc What explains between-school differences in rates of smoking?
    Marion Henderson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:218. 2008
    ..This paper examines whether these school characteristics (which include a measure of quality of social relationships) can account for school differences in smoking rates...
  3. ncbi request reprint Deciding to exercise: the role of anticipated regret
    Charles Abraham
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Flamer, Brighton, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 9:269-78. 2004
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  4. ncbi request reprint Acting on intentions: the role of anticipated regret
    Charles Abraham
    University of Sussex, UK
    Br J Soc Psychol 42:495-511. 2003
    ..In Study 3 (N = 97), moderation was replicated and was shown to be mediated by the temporal stability of intention...
  5. doi request reprint The UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence public health guidance on behaviour change: a brief introduction
    Charles Abraham
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Psychol Health Med 14:1-8. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint A taxonomy of behavior change techniques used in interventions
    Charles Abraham
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, England
    Health Psychol 27:379-87. 2008
    ..This research aimed to develop and test a theory-linked taxonomy of generally applicable behavior change techniques (BCTs)...
  7. doi request reprint What psychological and behaviour changes are initiated by 'expert patient' training and what training techniques are most helpful?
    Charles Abraham
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Psychol Health 24:1153-65. 2009
    ..Findings also imply that EPP may not be ideal for all participants and suggested modifications and improvements are discussed...
  8. doi request reprint Can the effectiveness of health promotion campaigns be improved using self-efficacy and self-affirmation interventions? An analysis of sun protection messages
    Anna Good
    School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9RH, UK
    Psychol Health 26:799-818. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint A parsimonious, integrative model of key psychological correlates of UK university students' alcohol consumption
    Katie Atwell
    University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:253-60. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Planning to lose weight: randomized controlled trial of an implementation intention prompt to enhance weight reduction among overweight and obese women
    Aleksandra Luszczynska
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Falmer, ESX, England
    Health Psychol 26:507-12. 2007
    ..The trial investigates the effects of augmenting an established weight-reduction intervention with implementation intention prompts...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lay understanding of terms used in cancer consultations
    Kristina Chapman
    Centre for Research in Health and Medicine, School of Social Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, East Sussex, UK
    Psychooncology 12:557-66. 2003
    ..Awareness of the unfamiliarity of the lay population with cancer-related terms could prompt further explanation in cancer-related consultations...
  12. doi request reprint 'Drinking is our modern way of bonding': young people's beliefs about interventions to encourage moderate drinking
    Richard O de Visser
    a School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Falmer, UK
    Psychol Health 28:1460-80. 2013
    ..A lack of consensus between age and sex groups highlighted a need for multifaceted, multi-modal approaches that utilise mobile technologies and new media. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Can theory-based messages in combination with cognitive prompts promote exercise in classroom settings?
    Chloe Hill
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:1049-58. 2007
    ..Mediation analysis showed that intervention effects on exercise were partially mediated by intentions and perceived behavioural control...
  14. pmc Multicentre RCT and economic evaluation of a psychological intervention together with a leaflet to reduce risk behaviour amongst men who have sex with men (MSM) prescribed post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV following sexual exposure (PEPSE): a protocol
    Carrie Llewellyn
    Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 12:70. 2012
    ..A secondary aim of this research is to examine the impact of the intervention on adherence to PEP. This study will also provide estimates of the cost-effectiveness of the intervention...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of a self-efficacy intervention on initiation of recommended exercises in patients with spondylosis
    Aleksandra Luszczynska
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    J Aging Phys Act 15:26-40. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint The role of affect in UK commuters' travel mode choices: an interpretative phenomenological analysis
    Eleanor Mann
    University of Sussex, UK
    Br J Psychol 97:155-76. 2006
    ..g. getting to work on time). However, these effects were not always additive, and the role of affect depended on participants' own assessment of their circumstances. Implications for interventions are discussed...
  17. doi request reprint How much behaviour change should we expect from health promotion campaigns targeting cognitions? An approach to pre-intervention assessment
    Chris Fife-Schaw
    Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH, UK
    Psychol Health 24:763-76. 2009
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  18. ncbi request reprint Mediator of moderators: temporal stability of intention and the intention-behavior relation
    Paschal Sheeran
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:205-15. 2003
    ..Temporal stability also mediated the effects of the other moderators, supporting the study hypothesis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Constructing an integrated model of the antecedents of adolescent smoking
    Dawn Wilkinson
    School of Social Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SN, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 9:315-33. 2004
    ..131) between psychosocial measures and adolescent smoking (e. g. Tyas & Pederson, 1998). Such a model was tested...
  20. ncbi request reprint RCT of a theory-based intervention promoting healthy eating and physical activity amongst out-patients older than 65 years
    Kate Kelley
    Worthing Hospital, West Sussex, UK
    Soc Sci Med 59:787-97. 2004
    ..Results suggest that the observed behavioural effects of the healthy eating booklet could be attributed to goal setting as well as changes in perceived behavioural control and intention...
  21. ncbi request reprint Can safer-sex promotion leaflets change cognitive antecedents of condom use? An experimental evaluation
    Barbara Krahé
    University of Potsdam, Germany
    Br J Health Psychol 10:203-20. 2005
    ..The findings are discussed with regard to the development and evaluation of research-based health-promotion materials...
  22. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a brief research-based intervention promoting fruit and vegetable consumption
    Ian Kellar
    University of Cambridge
    Br J Health Psychol 10:543-58. 2005
    ..The present study sought to test the efficacy of a brief research-based, leaflet-like intervention to promote eating the recommended daily intake of fruit and vegetables (RDIFV)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Health promotion for people aged over 65 years in hospitals: nurses' perceptions about their role
    Kate Kelley
    Research and Development, Worthing Hospital, Worthing, Sussex
    J Clin Nurs 16:569-79. 2007
    ..To identify nurses' beliefs about health promotion and its delivery in routine care of people aged over 65 years...
  24. ncbi request reprint Perceived discrimination of international visitors to universities in Germany and the UK
    Barbara Krahé
    Department of Psychology, University of Potsdam, Germany
    Br J Psychol 96:263-81. 2005
    ..All samples perceived their personal level of discrimination to be lower than that of their respective in-groups (international students/academics), but the tendency was moderated by visibility and contact quality...
  25. ncbi request reprint Improving blood donor recruitment and retention: integrating theoretical advances from social and behavioral science research agendas
    Eamonn Ferguson
    Risk Analysis, Social Processes and Health RASPH Group, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Transfusion 47:1999-2010. 2007
    ..This article aims to review both of these types of literature, examine theoretical developments, identify commonalities, and offer a means to integrate these within a single intervention approach...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sex education as health promotion: what does it take?
    Herman P Schaalma
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Arch Sex Behav 33:259-69. 2004
    ..Health promoters should acknowledge these challenges and facilitate the adoption and implementation of effective sexual health promotion programs by targeting communities and legislators...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reducing friday alcohol consumption among moderate, women drinkers: evaluation of a brief evidence-based intervention
    Vered Murgraff
    School of Psychology, University of East London, Romford Road, Stratford, London E15 4LZ, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:37-41. 2007
    ..A randomized controlled trial was used to evaluate a brief research-based intervention designed to promote drinking within recommended limits on Fridays and Saturdays among moderate drinkers...