David P French

Summary

Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The expectancy-value muddle in the theory of planned behaviour - and some proposed solutions
    David P French
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 8:37-55. 2003
  2. pmc The DiGEM trial protocol--a randomised controlled trial to determine the effect on glycaemic control of different strategies of blood glucose self-monitoring in people with type 2 diabetes [ISRCTN47464659]
    Andrew Farmer
    Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 6:25. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint What do people think about when they answer theory of planned behaviour questionnaires? A 'think aloud' study
    David P French
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    J Health Psychol 12:672-87. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Illness perceptions predict attendance at cardiac rehabilitation following acute myocardial infarction: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    David P French
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Psychosom Res 61:757-67. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of personal and social comparison information about health risk
    David P French
    University of Cambridge, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 9:187-200. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The purpose of attributing cause: beliefs about the causes of myocardial infarction
    Davidp French
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:1411-21. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Causal beliefs and behaviour change post-myocardial infarction: how are they related?
    David P French
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 10:167-82. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint What do people think about when answering questionnaires to assess unrealistic optimism about skin cancer? A think aloud study
    David P French
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Psychol Health Med 13:63-74. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Do illness perceptions predict attendance at cardiac rehabilitation and quality of life following myocardial infarction?
    David P French
    British Heart Foundation Care and Education Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 59:315-22. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Personal and social comparison information about health risk: reaction to information and information search
    David P French
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    J Health Psychol 11:497-510. 2006

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint The expectancy-value muddle in the theory of planned behaviour - and some proposed solutions
    David P French
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 8:37-55. 2003
    ..Different techniques are identified as being suitable, according to the purpose of the specific research project...
  2. pmc The DiGEM trial protocol--a randomised controlled trial to determine the effect on glycaemic control of different strategies of blood glucose self-monitoring in people with type 2 diabetes [ISRCTN47464659]
    Andrew Farmer
    Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 6:25. 2005
    ..Training in monitoring may be most effective in improving glycaemic control and well being when results are linked to behavioural change...
  3. ncbi request reprint What do people think about when they answer theory of planned behaviour questionnaires? A 'think aloud' study
    David P French
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    J Health Psychol 12:672-87. 2007
    ..Questions about normative influence were particularly problematic. The standard procedure for developing TPB questionnaires may systematically produce problematic questions. Suggestions are made for improving this procedure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Illness perceptions predict attendance at cardiac rehabilitation following acute myocardial infarction: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    David P French
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Psychosom Res 61:757-67. 2006
    ..The aim of this meta-analysis was to examine whether illness perceptions really predict attendance at cardiac rehabilitation and to examine factors that moderate this relationship...
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of personal and social comparison information about health risk
    David P French
    University of Cambridge, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 9:187-200. 2004
    ..To examine the emotional and cognitive impact of personal and social comparison information about health risk...
  6. ncbi request reprint The purpose of attributing cause: beliefs about the causes of myocardial infarction
    Davidp French
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:1411-21. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that interventions to change causal attributions may be misguided, and may even be harmful...
  7. ncbi request reprint Causal beliefs and behaviour change post-myocardial infarction: how are they related?
    David P French
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 10:167-82. 2005
    ..However, their analyses did not control for pre-MI health-related behaviour...
  8. ncbi request reprint What do people think about when answering questionnaires to assess unrealistic optimism about skin cancer? A think aloud study
    David P French
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Psychol Health Med 13:63-74. 2008
    ..This may at least partially explain why attempts to influence behaviour by providing probabilistic information are generally unsuccessful...
  9. ncbi request reprint Do illness perceptions predict attendance at cardiac rehabilitation and quality of life following myocardial infarction?
    David P French
    British Heart Foundation Care and Education Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 59:315-22. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the extent to which illness perceptions predict attendance at cardiac rehabilitation and quality of life following myocardial infarction (MI)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Personal and social comparison information about health risk: reaction to information and information search
    David P French
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    J Health Psychol 11:497-510. 2006
    ..These results indicate the importance of providing unambiguous information, information about how to control a threat and information people want...
  11. ncbi request reprint The theory of planned behaviour predicts self-reports of walking, but does not predict step count
    Emma J Scott
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 12:601-20. 2007
    ..This paper compares multiple measures of walking in two studies, and the second study compares how well Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) constructs perform in predicting these different measures...
  12. doi request reprint An intervention to increase walking requires both motivational and volitional components: a replication and extension
    David P French
    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Applied Research Centre in Health and Lifestyle Interventions, Coventry University, Coventry, London, UK
    Psychol Health Med 17:127-35. 2012
    ..Future research should explore the mechanisms by which techniques to increase self-efficacy and planning interact...
  13. doi request reprint Do perceptions of vulnerability and worry mediate the effects of a smoking cessation intervention for women attending for a routine cervical smear test? An experimental study
    Sue Hall
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London, UK
    Health Psychol 28:258-63. 2009
    ..causal relationships involved: Are the effects of a brief smoking cessation intervention (for women attending for cervical smear tests) on intention to stop smoking mediated by perceived vulnerability or worry about cervical cancer?..
  14. ncbi request reprint Using the affective priming paradigm to explore the attitudes underlying walking behaviour
    Frank F Eves
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 12:571-85. 2007
    ..To circumvent this, we used the affective priming paradigm (Fazio, Sanbonmatsu, Powell, & Kardes, 1986) to assess implicit attitudes towards walking...
  15. doi request reprint Accessibility of salient beliefs about the outcomes of physical activity
    Emma J Scott
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 14:159-74. 2009
    ..To investigate the automatic influences of attitudes, this study explores the accessibility of modally salient beliefs about physical activity outcomes using response latency measures...
  16. ncbi request reprint Are beliefs elicited biased by question order? A theory of planned behaviour belief elicitation study about walking in the UK general population
    Catherine D Darker
    School of Sports and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 12:93-110. 2007
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  17. doi request reprint The role of context and timeframe in moderating relationships within the theory of planned behaviour
    Richard Cooke
    Psychology, School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, UK
    Psychol Health 26:1225-40. 2011
    ..It also suggests that other research utilising the TPB needs to take greater account of the impact of context of data collection, which has been neglected to date...
  18. ncbi request reprint An exploration of walking behaviour--an interpretative phenomenological approach
    Catherine D Darker
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:2172-83. 2007
    ..People engage in healthy behaviour for reasons other than to be healthy. Interventions to promote walking should consider targeting the psychological meaning and value of walking, in addition to beliefs about health...
  19. ncbi request reprint Can genetic risk information enhance motivation for smoking cessation? An analogue study
    Alison J Wright
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
    Health Psychol 25:740-52. 2006
    ..Intentions to attend the session were negatively associated with SE for smokers in the lower risk groups. Implications for using genetic risk information to motivate smoking cessation are discussed...
  20. pmc Do interventions to promote walking in groups increase physical activity? A meta-analysis
    Aikaterini Kassavou
    Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:18. 2013
    ..The present study aims to assess the efficacy of interventions to promote walking in groups to promoting physical activity within adults, and to explore potential moderators of this efficacy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Measuring perceptions of synergistic circulatory disease risk due to smoking and the oral contraceptive pill
    David P French
    GKT School of Medicine, London, UK
    Risk Anal 22:1139-51. 2002
    ..This convergence of results from different methods suggests that all three methods of measurement employed, which all had a large number of response options, may be valid...
  22. ncbi request reprint The psychological costs of inadequate cervical smear test results: three-month follow-up
    David P French
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London, UK
    Psychooncology 15:498-508. 2006
    ..Concern was strongly predicted by dissatisfaction with information provided about inadequate smear test results. These results underscore the need to improve communication about inadequate cervical smear test results...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic differences in myocardial infarction risk perceptions among people with coronary heart disease
    Anna Mari Aalto
    STAKES, Helsinki, Finland
    J Health Psychol 12:316-29. 2007
    ..These results suggest challenges for secondary prevention in CHD, particularly regarding psychosocial interventions for communicating risk information and supporting lifestyle adjustments...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reasons for the use of mild analgesics among English students
    David P French
    Applied Research Centre in Health and Lifestyle Interventions, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Whitefriars Building, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
    Pharm World Sci 30:79-85. 2008
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