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How do small groups promote behaviour change? An integrative conceptual review of explanatory mechanisms

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Background Small groups are used to promote health, well-being, and personal change by altering members’ perceptions, beliefs, expectations, and behaviour patterns. An extensive cross-disciplinary literature has articulated and tested theories explaining how such groups develop, function, and facilitate change. Yet these theoretical understandings are rarely applied in the development, description, and evaluation of health-promotion, group-based, behaviour-change intervention... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1111/aphw.12120

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
ORCID:
0000-0001-6029-5291
Abraham, C More by this author
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
30-61
Publication date:
2018-02-15
Acceptance date:
2017-12-06
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ISSN:
1758-0846
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pubs:825081
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uri:02b66cf5-1068-45e1-9a3b-11fe44d43269
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uuid:02b66cf5-1068-45e1-9a3b-11fe44d43269
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