Stephen Sutton

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluating the effectiveness of using personal tailored risk information and taster sessions to increase the uptake of smoking cessation services: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Hazel Gilbert
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL, London, UK
    Trials 13:195. 2012
  2. pmc Self-help materials for the prevention of smoking relapse: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Fujian Song
    Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Trials 13:69. 2012
  3. pmc An explanatory randomised controlled trial of a nurse-led, consultation-based intervention to support patients with adherence to taking glucose lowering medication for type 2 diabetes
    Andrew Farmer
    Department of Primary Health Care Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 13:30. 2012
  4. pmc Study protocol for iQuit in Practice: a randomised controlled trial to assess the feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness of tailored web- and text-based facilitation of smoking cessation in primary care
    Stephen Sutton
    Behavioural Science Group, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:324. 2013
  5. doi The contribution of behavioural science to primary care research: development and evaluation of behaviour change interventions
    Stephen Sutton
    University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 12:284-92. 2011
  6. pmc Trial Protocol: Communicating DNA-based risk assessments for Crohn's disease: a randomised controlled trial assessing impact upon stopping smoking
    Sophia C L Whitwell
    Health Psychology Section, Department of Psychology, King s College London, Guy s Campus, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:44. 2011
  7. pmc Trial Protocol: Using genotype to tailor prescribing of nicotine replacement therapy: a randomised controlled trial assessing impact of communication upon adherence
    Theresa M Marteau
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, King s College London, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:680. 2010
  8. pmc Impact of informed-choice invitations on diabetes screening knowledge, attitude and intentions: an analogue study
    Eleanor Mann
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:768. 2010
  9. pmc Impact of an informed choice invitation on uptake of screening for diabetes in primary care (DICISION): trial protocol
    Eleanor Mann
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:63. 2009
  10. pmc Protocol for SAMS (Support and Advice for Medication Study): a randomised controlled trial of an intervention to support patients with type 2 diabetes with adherence to medication
    Andrew J Farmer
    Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:20. 2008

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Publications61

  1. pmc Evaluating the effectiveness of using personal tailored risk information and taster sessions to increase the uptake of smoking cessation services: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Hazel Gilbert
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL, London, UK
    Trials 13:195. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Self-help materials for the prevention of smoking relapse: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Fujian Song
    Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Trials 13:69. 2012
    ..This trial aims to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a set of self-help educational materials to prevent smoking relapse in the National Health Service (NHS) Stop Smoking Service...
  3. pmc An explanatory randomised controlled trial of a nurse-led, consultation-based intervention to support patients with adherence to taking glucose lowering medication for type 2 diabetes
    Andrew Farmer
    Department of Primary Health Care Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 13:30. 2012
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of a consultation-based intervention to support objectively-assessed adherence to oral glucose lowering medication (OGLM) compared to usual care among people with type 2 diabetes...
  4. pmc Study protocol for iQuit in Practice: a randomised controlled trial to assess the feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness of tailored web- and text-based facilitation of smoking cessation in primary care
    Stephen Sutton
    Behavioural Science Group, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:324. 2013
    ..The objectives of the trial are to assess the acceptability and feasibility of the intervention and to estimate the short-term effectiveness of the intervention in increasing the quit rate compared with usual care alone...
  5. doi The contribution of behavioural science to primary care research: development and evaluation of behaviour change interventions
    Stephen Sutton
    University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 12:284-92. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Trial Protocol: Communicating DNA-based risk assessments for Crohn's disease: a randomised controlled trial assessing impact upon stopping smoking
    Sophia C L Whitwell
    Health Psychology Section, Department of Psychology, King s College London, Guy s Campus, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:44. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Trial Protocol: Using genotype to tailor prescribing of nicotine replacement therapy: a randomised controlled trial assessing impact of communication upon adherence
    Theresa M Marteau
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, King s College London, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:680. 2010
    ..II Amongst smokers who fail to quit at six months, motivation to make another quit attempt is lower when informed that their oral dose of NRT was tailored to genotype rather than phenotype...
  8. pmc Impact of informed-choice invitations on diabetes screening knowledge, attitude and intentions: an analogue study
    Eleanor Mann
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:768. 2010
    ..We tested a model of the impact on knowledge, attitude and intentions of a diabetes screening invitation designed to facilitate informed choices...
  9. pmc Impact of an informed choice invitation on uptake of screening for diabetes in primary care (DICISION): trial protocol
    Eleanor Mann
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:63. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Protocol for SAMS (Support and Advice for Medication Study): a randomised controlled trial of an intervention to support patients with type 2 diabetes with adherence to medication
    Andrew J Farmer
    Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:20. 2008
    ..We have developed a theory-based intervention which we will evaluate in a well characterised population to test efficacy and guide future intervention development and trial design...
  11. ncbi Effectiveness of individually tailored smoking cessation advice letters as an adjunct to telephone counselling and generic self-help materials: randomized controlled trial
    Stephen Sutton
    Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK
    Addiction 102:994-1000. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of individually tailored smoking cessation advice letters as an adjunct to telephone counselling and generic self-help materials...
  12. ncbi Another nail in the coffin of the transtheoretical model? A comment on West (2005)
    Stephen Sutton
    University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, UK
    Addiction 100:1043-6; author reply 1048-50. 2005
  13. ncbi Needed: more match-mismatch studies of well-specified stage theories. A commentary on Dijkstra et al. (2006)
    Stephen Sutton
    University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
    Addiction 101:915. 2006
  14. ncbi Sociodemographic and attitudinal correlates of cervical screening uptake in a national sample of women in Britain
    Stephen Sutton
    Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
    Soc Sci Med 61:2460-5. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that information campaigns need to address feelings of embarrassment and lack of understanding of the rationale for screening and that efforts should be made to encourage single and widowed women to attend...
  15. pmc Protocol for the ADDITION-Plus study: a randomised controlled trial of an individually-tailored behaviour change intervention among people with recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes under intensive UK general practice care
    Simon J Griffin
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Box 285, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:211. 2011
    ..The ADDITION-Plus trial was designed to address these issues among recently diagnosed patients in primary care over one year...
  16. doi Do increases in physical activity encourage positive beliefs about further change in the ProActive cohort?
    Wendy Hardeman
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Psychol Health 26:899-914. 2011
    ..Future studies could test the effect of such techniques on physical activity and a wider range of cognitive, affective and physiological consequences, using more frequent measurement intervals...
  17. doi Theory of planned behaviour cognitions do not predict self-reported or objective physical activity levels or change in the ProActive trial
    Wendy Hardeman
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 16:135-50. 2011
    ....
  18. pmc Effect of communicating genetic and phenotypic risk for type 2 diabetes in combination with lifestyle advice on objectively measured physical activity: protocol of a randomised controlled trial
    Job G Godino
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Box 285, CB2 0QQ, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:444. 2012
    ..We aim to assess the effects of communicating genetic and phenotypic risk of T2D on risk-reducing health behaviours, anxiety, and other cognitive and emotional theory-based antecedents of behaviour change...
  19. ncbi Psychological impact of genetic counseling for familial cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Fam Cancer 5:61-75. 2006
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the literature to determine the quality and strength of evidence relating to psychological outcomes of genetic counseling for familial cancer...
  20. pmc Who will increase their physical activity? Predictors of change in objectively measured physical activity over 12 months in the ProActive cohort
    Rebecca K Simmons
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:226. 2010
    ..The aim was to identify predictors of change in objectively measured physical activity over 12 months in the ProActive cohort to improve understanding of factors influencing change in physical activity...
  21. ncbi Using the Internet to conduct surveys of health professionals: a valid alternative?
    Dejana Braithwaite
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
    Fam Pract 20:545-51. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether Internet-based surveys of health professionals can provide a valid alternative to traditional survey methods...
  22. doi Efficacy of a theory-based behavioural intervention to increase physical activity in an at-risk group in primary care (ProActive UK): a randomised trial
    Ann Louise Kinmonth
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Lancet 371:41-8. 2008
    ..Efforts to reverse this trend have not been successful. We aimed to assess the efficacy of a facilitated behavioural intervention to increase the physical activity of sedentary individuals at familial risk of diabetes...
  23. doi Evaluation of an informed choice invitation for type 2 diabetes screening
    Ian Kellar
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 72:232-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate an innovative invitation designed to facilitate informed choices for undergoing screening for type 2 diabetes...
  24. pmc Are people with negative diabetes screening tests falsely reassured? Parallel group cohort study embedded in the ADDITION (Cambridge) randomised controlled trial
    Charlotte A M Paddison
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge CB2 0SR
    BMJ 339:b4535. 2009
    ..To assess whether receiving a negative test result at primary care based stepwise diabetes screening results in false reassurance...
  25. pmc Development and evaluation of a brief self-completed family history screening tool for common chronic disease prevention in primary care
    Fiona M Walter
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e393-400. 2013
    ..Family history is an important risk factor for many common chronic diseases, but it remains underutilised for diagnostic assessment and disease prevention in routine primary care...
  26. pmc Impact of personalised feedback about physical activity on change in objectively measured physical activity (the FAB study): a randomised controlled trial
    Job G Godino
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e75398. 2013
    ..Whether or not personalised feedback about physical activity following objective measurement motivates behaviour change has yet to be rigorously examined...
  27. doi Effectiveness of web-based tailored smoking cessation advice reports (iQuit): a randomized trial
    Dan Mason
    Behavioural Science Group, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Addiction 107:2183-90. 2012
    ..To determine whether web-based tailored cessation advice, based on social cognitive theory and the perspectives on change model, was more effective in aiding a quit attempt than broadly similar web-based advice that was not tailored...
  28. ncbi A causal modelling approach to the development of theory-based behaviour change programmes for trial evaluation
    Wendy Hardeman
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
    Health Educ Res 20:676-87. 2005
    ..Causal modelling is critically compared to other approaches to intervention development and evaluation, and research directions are indicated...
  29. doi Randomized controlled trial evaluation of a tailored leaflet and SMS text message self-help intervention for pregnant smokers (MiQuit)
    Felix Naughton
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:569-77. 2012
    ..Secondary aims were to assess whether MiQuit affected cognitive determinants of quitting and to provide a range of potential effect sizes of the intervention effect on smoking abstinence...
  30. doi Allowing for correlations between correlations in random-effects meta-analysis of correlation matrices
    A Toby Prevost
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge United Kingdom
    Psychol Methods 12:434-50. 2007
    ..Because of potential instability in the generalized least squares methods, they recommend a model-based approach, either the maximum marginal likelihood approach or a full Bayesian analysis...
  31. ncbi Psychological impact of genetic counseling for familial cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:122-33. 2004
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the literature to determine the quality and strength of evidence relating to psychological outcomes of genetic counseling for familial cancer...
  32. doi Self-help smoking cessation interventions in pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Felix Naughton
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Addiction 103:566-79. 2008
    ..This systematic review aimed to assess the efficacy of self-help interventions for pregnant smokers and to investigate whether self-help material intensity, type or delivery are associated with cessation...
  33. doi Perceptions of absolute versus relative differences between personal and comparison health risk
    Dan Mason
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Health Psychol 27:87-92. 2008
    ..To explain inconsistent results in previous attempts to determine whether, when presented with health risk information, people focus primarily on information about their own risk status or on a comparison with others...
  34. pmc Effectiveness of physical activity promotion based in primary care: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Gillian Orrow
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    BMJ 344:e1389. 2012
    ....
  35. pmc Predictors of change in objectively measured and self-reported health behaviours among individuals with recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes: longitudinal results from the ADDITION-Plus trial cohort
    Laura Kuznetsov
    The Primary Care Unit, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:118. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess change in health behaviours over one year and to identify predictors of behaviour change among adults with screen-detected and recently clinically diagnosed diabetes...
  36. pmc The ProActive trial protocol - a randomised controlled trial of the efficacy of a family-based, domiciliary intervention programme to increase physical activity among individuals at high risk of diabetes [ISRCTN61323766]
    Kate Williams
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
    BMC Public Health 4:48. 2004
    ..While previous evaluations of interventions to increase physical activity have involved communities or individuals with established disease, less attention has been given to interventions for individuals at risk of disease...
  37. doi Tinkering and tailoring individual consultations: how practice nurses try to make cardiovascular risk communication meaningful
    Sue Boase
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Clin Nurs 21:2590-8. 2012
    ..To explore the perspectives of practice nurses in their role of communicating cardiovascular risk to patients...
  38. pmc Randomised controlled trial of the effects of physical activity feedback on awareness and behaviour in UK adults: the FAB study protocol [ISRCTN92551397]
    Clare Watkinson
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrookes Hospital, Box 285, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB20QQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:144. 2010
    ..Secondary objectives are to determine the influence of feedback on physical activity awareness and cognitions, and to compare behavioural effects by type of feedback...
  39. pmc Overestimation of physical activity level is associated with lower BMI: a cross-sectional analysis
    Clare Watkinson
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrookes Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:68. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  40. pmc Psychological impact of screening for type 2 diabetes: controlled trial and comparative study embedded in the ADDITION (Cambridge) randomised controlled trial
    Helen C Eborall
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 0SR
    BMJ 335:486. 2007
    ..To quantify the psychological impact of primary care based stepwise screening for type 2 diabetes...
  41. pmc An exploration of the missing data mechanism in an Internet based smoking cessation trial
    Dan Jackson
    MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:157. 2012
    ....
  42. pmc Impact of a physical activity intervention program on cognitive predictors of behaviour among adults at risk of Type 2 diabetes (ProActive randomised controlled trial)
    Wendy Hardeman
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:16. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  43. doi Constructing multiplicative measures of beliefs in the theory of planned behaviour
    Wendy Hardeman
    Behavioural Science Group, The Primary Care Unit, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 18:122-38. 2013
    ..This study evaluated how best to construct composites in the context of the theory of planned behaviour (TPB), using hierarchical linear regression, a priori defined scaling systems, and optimal scaling...
  44. doi Republished research: effectiveness of physical activity promotion based in primary care: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Gillian Orrow
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Br J Sports Med 47:27. 2013
    ....
  45. ncbi Are techniques used in cognitive behaviour therapy applicable to behaviour change interventions based on the theory of planned behaviour?
    Imogen C A Hobbis
    Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK
    J Health Psychol 10:7-18; discussion 37-43. 2005
    ..This article discusses the similarities and differences between the two approaches, and considers whether techniques used in CBT are applicable to interventions based on the TPB...
  46. ncbi Internet-based risk assessment and decision support for the management of familial cancer in primary care: a survey of GPs' attitudes and intentions
    Dejana Braithwaite
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK
    Fam Pract 19:587-90. 2002
    ..Computer decision support systems have been proposed as a suitable method to enable primary care practitioners to manage familial cancer and advise about other developments in clinical genetics...
  47. doi Attitudes towards SMS text message smoking cessation support: a qualitative study of pregnant smokers
    Felix Naughton
    Behavioural Science Group, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Health Educ Res 28:911-22. 2013
    ..Our findings provide insight into how maximizing personalization and personal relevance can increase the value of text message support and reduce the risk of disengagement...
  48. ncbi Increasing attendance at colorectal cancer screening: testing the efficacy of a mailed, psychoeducational intervention in a community sample of older adults
    Jane Wardle
    Cancer Research UK, Health Behavior Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, England, UK
    Health Psychol 22:99-105. 2003
    ..6% higher level of attendance. These results indicate that psychoeducational interventions can provide an effective means of modifying attitudes and increasing rates of screening attendance...
  49. ncbi Perceived difficulty in the theory of planned behaviour: perceived behavioural control or affective attitude?
    Pål Kraft
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
    Br J Soc Psychol 44:479-96. 2005
    ..One possible consequence may be that the role of PBC as a predictor of intention is somewhat overestimated, whereas the role of (affective) attitude may be similarly underestimated...
  50. ncbi Assessing 'stage of change' in current and former smokers
    Jean Francois Etter
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Addiction 97:1171-82. 2002
    ..The concept of 'stage of change' is widely used by researchers and clinicians in the field of smoking cessation. Our aim was to assess the validity of three staging questionnaires and of the concept of 'stage of change' itself...
  51. ncbi Psychological impact of colorectal cancer screening
    Jane Wardle
    Cancer Research UK, Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 2 16 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, England
    Health Psychol 22:54-9. 2003
    ..The longitudinal data suggested that screening might produce transient positive effects...
  52. doi Testing the convergent and discriminant validity of the Decisional Balance Scale of the Transtheoretical Model using the Multi-Trait Multi-Method approach
    Boliang Guo
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:288-94. 2008
    ..Taken with other data, there is strong evidence for construct validity of Decisional Balance for smoking in adolescence, but evidence of predictive validity is required...
  53. ncbi Evaluating the effectiveness of proactive telephone counselling for smoking cessation in a randomized controlled trial
    Hazel Gilbert
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Addiction 101:590-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of repeated-contact proactive telephone counselling for smoking cessation in a UK setting...
  54. ncbi 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...
  55. ncbi Study comparing two types of screening provision for people with von Hippel-Lindau disease
    Lindsay Fraser
    Gynaecological Oncology, UCL Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Institute for Women s Health, 49 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 7DN, UK
    Fam Cancer 6:103-11. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that an optimum vHL screening service is one based on OS clinics offering regular comprehensive surveillance and psychological support...
  56. ncbi 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...
  57. ncbi Let's ask them: a national survey of definitions of quality of life and its enhancement among people aged 65 and over
    Ann Bowling
    Dept of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 56:269-306. 2003
    ..The need for dynamic, multidimensional, and integrated models of quality of life in older age is suggested by these results...
  58. ncbi Assessing the feasibility of proactive recruitment of smokers to an intervention in general practice for smoking cessation using computer-tailored feedback reports
    Hazel Gilbert
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, UK
    Fam Pract 24:395-400. 2007
    ..Computer-tailored self-help materials can be adapted to provide advice to less motivated smokers, and can also take into account features such as level of education and socio-economic circumstance...
  59. ncbi No news is (not necessarily) good news: impact of preliminary results for BRCA1 mutation searches
    Alison Bish
    Cancer Research UK London Psychosocial Oncology Group, St Thomas s Hospital, London, England
    Genet Med 4:353-8. 2002
    ..As this continuing uncertainty may have a detrimental effect on their psychological well-being and it is possible that such results will be misinterpreted as indicating that no mutation is present, studying their effect is important...
  60. ncbi Planning to change diet: a controlled trial of an implementation intentions training intervention to reduce saturated fat intake among patients after myocardial infarction
    Aleksandra Luszczynska
    University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 63:491-7. 2007
    ..This article investigates the effects of a brief psychological intervention-implementation intentions training-on the reduction of saturated fat intake among patients after myocardial infarction (MI)...
  61. ncbi Development of a risk assessment tool for women with a family history of breast cancer
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Carol Franck Buck Breast Care Center, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, 2186 Geary Boulevard, Suite 103, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 29:433-9. 2005
    ..We developed a computerized tool that supports stratification of breast cancer risk, genetic risk assessment in the clinical environment (GRACE)...