Peter R Harris

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sheffield
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Self-affirmation and the biased processing of threatening health-risk information
    Peter R Harris
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, United Kingdom
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:1250-63. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-affirmation reduces smokers' defensiveness to graphic on-pack cigarette warning labels
    Peter R Harris
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England
    Health Psychol 26:437-46. 2007
  3. pmc The effect of credibility-related design cues on responses to a web-based message about the breast cancer risks from alcohol: randomized controlled trial
    Peter R Harris
    Psychology Department, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, UK
    J Med Internet Res 11:e37. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Testing the limits of optimistic bias: event and person moderators in a multilevel framework
    Peter R Harris
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:1225-37. 2008
  5. pmc A theory-based online health behaviour intervention for new university students (U@Uni): results from a randomised controlled trial
    Tracy Epton
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:563. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Employees' perceptions of the impact of work on health behaviours
    Nicola Payne
    Psychology Department, Middlesex University, UK
    J Health Psychol 18:887-99. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Evidence that self-affirmation reduces alcohol consumption: randomized exploratory trial with a new, brief means of self-affirming
    Christopher J Armitage
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, WesternBank, Sheffield S10 2TP, United Kingdom
    Health Psychol 30:633-41. 2011
  8. pmc A theory-based online health behavior intervention for new university students: study protocol
    Tracy Epton
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:107. 2013
  9. pmc Perceived threat and corroboration: key factors that improve a predictive model of trust in internet-based health information and advice
    Peter R Harris
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 13:e51. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Self-affirmation increases acceptance of health-risk information among UK adult smokers with low socioeconomic status
    Christopher J Armitage
    Centre for Research in Social Attitudes, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:88-95. 2008

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Self-affirmation and the biased processing of threatening health-risk information
    Peter R Harris
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, United Kingdom
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:1250-63. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-affirmation reduces smokers' defensiveness to graphic on-pack cigarette warning labels
    Peter R Harris
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England
    Health Psychol 26:437-46. 2007
    ..The authors tested whether smokers respond defensively to such images and whether allowing them to self-affirm reduces their defensiveness...
  3. pmc The effect of credibility-related design cues on responses to a web-based message about the breast cancer risks from alcohol: randomized controlled trial
    Peter R Harris
    Psychology Department, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, UK
    J Med Internet Res 11:e37. 2009
    ..The information was presented alongside either positive or negative credibility cues unrelated to information content...
  4. doi request reprint Testing the limits of optimistic bias: event and person moderators in a multilevel framework
    Peter R Harris
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:1225-37. 2008
    ..Interaction results imply that both individual differences and event characteristics should jointly be considered in understanding optimistic bias (or comparative optimism) and its application to risk communication...
  5. pmc A theory-based online health behaviour intervention for new university students (U@Uni): results from a randomised controlled trial
    Tracy Epton
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:563. 2014
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Employees' perceptions of the impact of work on health behaviours
    Nicola Payne
    Psychology Department, Middlesex University, UK
    J Health Psychol 18:887-99. 2013
    ..The impact of work is similar across health behaviours and is primarily detrimental...
  7. doi request reprint Evidence that self-affirmation reduces alcohol consumption: randomized exploratory trial with a new, brief means of self-affirming
    Christopher J Armitage
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, WesternBank, Sheffield S10 2TP, United Kingdom
    Health Psychol 30:633-41. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc A theory-based online health behavior intervention for new university students: study protocol
    Tracy Epton
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:107. 2013
    ..This paper describes the intervention and the proposed approach to its evaluation...
  9. pmc Perceived threat and corroboration: key factors that improve a predictive model of trust in internet-based health information and advice
    Peter R Harris
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 13:e51. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Self-affirmation increases acceptance of health-risk information among UK adult smokers with low socioeconomic status
    Christopher J Armitage
    Centre for Research in Social Attitudes, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:88-95. 2008
    ..The practical and theoretical implications of the findings are discussed in relation to the possible use of self-affirmation manipulations to enhance the effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions...
  11. ncbi request reprint An interpretative phenomenological analysis of adaptation to recurrent venous thrombosis and heritable thrombophilia: the importance of multi-causal models and perceptions of primary and secondary control
    Tria Moore
    Psychology, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre, Sheffield, UK
    J Health Psychol 13:776-84. 2008
    ..Overall, genetic testing following recurrent VTE did not have a negative impact on patients. One area of concern, however, related to passing on the susceptibility to children...
  12. doi request reprint A daily diary investigation of the impact of work stress on exercise intention realisation: can planning overcome the disruptive influence of work?
    Nicola Payne
    Psychology Department, Middlesex University, London NW4 4BT, UK
    Psychol Health 25:111-29. 2010
    ..The intervention may have operated contrary to expectation by drawing attention to potential failure...
  13. doi request reprint Self-affirmation promotes health behavior change
    Tracy Epton
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, England
    Health Psychol 27:746-52. 2008
    ..It also explores the extent to which efficacy variables mediate the self-affirmation and behavior relationship...
  14. doi request reprint Does heightening risk appraisals change people's intentions and behavior? A meta-analysis of experimental studies
    Paschal Sheeran
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield
    Psychol Bull 140:511-43. 2014
    ..Exploiting synergies among the elements of risk appraisal, and between risk appraisals and coping appraisals, should make for more effective behavior change interventions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk perceptions of mobile phone use while driving
    Mathew P White
    Department of Psychology, Center for Research in Social Attitudes, Western Bank, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Risk Anal 24:323-34. 2004
    ..Given the growing number of in-car technological innovations, it is suggested that regulators act strategically, rather than finding themselves developing a series of "hazard-specific" regulations, which may ultimately lack coherence...
  16. ncbi request reprint Combining self-affirmation with implementation intentions to promote fruit and vegetable consumption
    Peter R Harris
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield
    Health Psychol 33:729-36. 2014
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  17. doi request reprint Using the theory of planned behaviour and self-identity to explain chlamydia testing intentions in young people living in deprived areas
    Amy R Booth
    ScHARR, University of Sheffield, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 19:101-12. 2014
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Cognitive appraisals and psychological distress following venous thromboembolic disease: an application of the theory of cognitive adaptation
    Tria Moore
    University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Soc Sci Med 63:2395-406. 2006
    ..However, meaning was associated with elevated levels of distress. The results are discussed in relation to the search for meaning and the use of different control strategies in the early phases of adaptation to thrombosis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Who reaps the benefits, who bears the risks? Comparative optimism, comparative utility, and regulatory preferences for mobile phone technology
    Mathew P White
    School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Risk Anal 27:741-53. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint The impact of job strain on the predictive validity of the theory of planned behaviour: an investigation of exercise and healthy eating
    Nicola Payne
    Psychology Academic Group, Middlesex University, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 10:115-31. 2005
    ..This study examined the impact of the job strain model on exercise and healthy eating within the framework of the Theory of Planned Behaviour...
  21. ncbi request reprint The role of perceived need within the theory of planned behaviour: a comparison of exercise and healthy eating
    Nicola Payne
    Psychology Academic Group, School of Health and Social Sciences, Middlesex University, Queensway, Enfield, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 9:489-504. 2004
    ..This study examined the effect of perceived need on exercise and healthy eating using the theory of planned behaviour (TPB). In addition, it investigated the determinants of perceived need...