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Encouraging preventive behaviour for distant and proximal health threats
 — effects of vivid versus abstract information
Author(s)Karen S Rook
Journal titleJournal of Gerontology, vol 41, no 4, July 1986
Pagespp 526-534
KeywordsHealth [elderly] ; Preventative medicine ; Osteoporosis ; United States of America.
AnnotationHow to persuade people to engage in preventive health care. The study presents 'vivid versus abstract' information about osteoporosis to 2 audiences.
Accession NumberCPA-930603084
ClassmarkCC: LK2: CLO: 7T

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