Mary A Gerend

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Affiliation: Florida State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Predictors of human papillomavirus vaccination among daughters of low-income Latina mothers: the role of acculturation
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University FSU, Tallahassee, Florida Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 53:623-9. 2013
  2. pmc The multidimensional nature of perceived barriers: global versus practical barriers to HPV vaccination
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Health Psychol 32:361-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Increasing human papillomavirus vaccine acceptability by tailoring messages to young adult women's perceived barriers
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:401-5. 2013
  4. pmc Predicting human papillomavirus vaccine uptake in young adult women: comparing the health belief model and theory of planned behavior
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 32306 4300, USA
    Ann Behav Med 44:171-80. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Personality factors in older women's perceived susceptibility to diseases of aging
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    J Pers 72:243-70. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Does calorie information promote lower calorie fast food choices among college students?
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4300, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:84-6. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Parental response to human papillomavirus vaccine availability: uptake and intentions
    Mary A Gerend
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4300, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:528-31. 2009
  8. pmc Correlates of HPV knowledge in the era of HPV vaccination: a study of unvaccinated young adult women
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, The Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4300, USA
    Women Health 51:25-40. 2011
  9. pmc Fear, anger, fruits, and veggies: interactive effects of emotion and message framing on health behavior
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Health Psychol 30:420-3. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Social determinants of Black-White disparities in breast cancer mortality: a review
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, 1115 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2913-23. 2008

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Predictors of human papillomavirus vaccination among daughters of low-income Latina mothers: the role of acculturation
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University FSU, Tallahassee, Florida Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 53:623-9. 2013
    ..S./American and Latina acculturation and variables typically associated with HPV vaccine uptake (e.g., physician recommendation); and (2) identify predictors of HPV vaccine uptake among daughters of Latina mothers...
  2. pmc The multidimensional nature of perceived barriers: global versus practical barriers to HPV vaccination
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Health Psychol 32:361-9. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Increasing human papillomavirus vaccine acceptability by tailoring messages to young adult women's perceived barriers
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:401-5. 2013
    ..We investigated whether tailoring intervention materials to young adult women's perceived barriers to HPV vaccination-a known psychosocial predictor of vaccine uptake-would increase women's intentions to receive the HPV vaccine...
  4. pmc Predicting human papillomavirus vaccine uptake in young adult women: comparing the health belief model and theory of planned behavior
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 32306 4300, USA
    Ann Behav Med 44:171-80. 2012
    ..Although theories of health behavior have guided thousands of studies, relatively few studies have compared these theories against one another...
  5. ncbi request reprint Personality factors in older women's perceived susceptibility to diseases of aging
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    J Pers 72:243-70. 2004
    ..Finally, our results suggested that general beliefs about the characteristics of health threats and the use of cognitive heuristics may mediate the link between personality traits and perceived risk...
  6. doi request reprint Does calorie information promote lower calorie fast food choices among college students?
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4300, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:84-6. 2009
    ..Men's selections were unaffected. Providing calorie information at point of purchase could have positive implications for public health...
  7. doi request reprint Parental response to human papillomavirus vaccine availability: uptake and intentions
    Mary A Gerend
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4300, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:528-31. 2009
    ..Correlates of vaccination intentions were consistent with previous research. Findings can inform future efforts aimed at promoting HPV vaccination...
  8. pmc Correlates of HPV knowledge in the era of HPV vaccination: a study of unvaccinated young adult women
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, The Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4300, USA
    Women Health 51:25-40. 2011
    ..These findings can inform future human papillomavirus vaccination campaigns and may be particularly useful in developing interventions for individuals with the largest deficits in human papillomavirus knowledge...
  9. pmc Fear, anger, fruits, and veggies: interactive effects of emotion and message framing on health behavior
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Health Psychol 30:420-3. 2011
    ..We examined effects of fear versus anger, emotions that frequently occur within the context of health decision-making...
  10. doi request reprint Social determinants of Black-White disparities in breast cancer mortality: a review
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, 1115 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2913-23. 2008
    ..Thus, in addition to biomedical advancements, future efforts to reduce disparities in breast cancer mortality should address social barriers that perpetuate disparities among African American and White women in the United States...
  11. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccine acceptability among young adult men
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:58-62. 2009
    ..Predictors of HPV vaccine acceptability were also identified...
  12. doi request reprint Behavioral frequency moderates the effects of message framing on HPV vaccine acceptability
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine, 1115 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:221-9. 2008
    ..Little is known about the utility of message framing for promoting low-frequency prevention behaviors such as vaccination. Moreover, few studies have identified mediators of framing effects...
  13. doi request reprint Awareness, knowledge, and beliefs about human papillomavirus in a racially diverse sample of young adults
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4300, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:237-42. 2008
    ..To assess current levels and correlates of awareness, knowledge, and beliefs about human papillomavirus (HPV) in a racially diverse sample of young adults. Correlates of interest in HPV education and the HPV vaccine were also examined...
  14. ncbi request reprint Using message framing to promote acceptance of the human papillomavirus vaccine
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, 1115 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Health Psychol 26:745-52. 2007
    ..The authors examined the relative effectiveness of gain-versus loss-framed messages in promoting acceptance of a vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV)-a virus responsible for virtually all cases of cervical cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Beyond medical risk: investigating the psychological factors underlying women's perceptions of susceptibility to breast cancer, heart disease, and osteoporosis
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
    Health Psychol 23:247-58. 2004
    ..Confirmatory factor analyses verified that measures of absolute and direct comparative risk assess the same underlying construct of perceived susceptibility...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of human papillomavirus vaccination acceptability among underserved women
    Mary A Gerend
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:468-71. 2007
    ..The objectives of this study were to examine underserved women's acceptability of the forthcoming human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines and to identify correlates of HPV vaccine acceptability...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reasons and risk: factors underlying women's perceptions of susceptibility to osteoporosis
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, United States
    Maturitas 55:227-37. 2006
    ..To assess women's perceptions of risk for osteoporosis and to identify factors that shape those perceptions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Women's use of hormone therapy before and after the Women's Health Initiative: a psychosocial model of stability and change
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 32306 4300, USA
    Prev Med 43:158-64. 2006
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  19. doi request reprint Perceived susceptibility measures are not interchangeable: absolute, direct comparative, and indirect comparative risk
    Krista W Ranby
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, AZ, USA
    Health Psychol 29:20-8. 2010
    ..Inconsistencies are attributed to differential processing of general versus personal risk factors, coupled with the method of computation of the risk measures...
  20. doi request reprint The blame game: cervical cancer, knowledge of its link to human papillomavirus and stigma
    Melissa A Shepherd
    a Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA
    Psychol Health 29:94-109. 2013
    ..These effects were mediated by attributions of blame toward the patient. Findings suggest that women with cervical cancer may be stigmatised and blame may play a role in this process. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis prevention among young women: psychosocial models of calcium consumption and weight-bearing exercise
    Sarah J Schmiege
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, AZ 85287 1104, USA
    Health Psychol 26:577-87. 2007
    ..A common psychosocial model of both behaviors, comprising the health belief model and augmented with constructs drawn from social cognitive theory and the theory of planned behavior, was developed, tested, and replicated...
  22. doi request reprint Message framing, it does a body good: effects of message framing and motivational orientation on young women's calcium consumption
    Mary A Gerend
    Florida State University, USA
    J Health Psychol 18:1296-306. 2013
    ..The success of framed messages depends on the message recipient's motivational orientation. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint A conceptual model of women's condom use intentions: Integrating intrapersonal and relationship factors
    S Marie Harvey
    Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon, OR 97403 1201, USA
    AIDS Care 18:698-709. 2006
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