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Risk attitudes of people with ‘manageable’ chronic disease: An analysis under prospect theory

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Health promotion interventions can be improved using methods from behavioural economics to identify and target specific decision-making biases at the individual level. In this context, prospect theory provides a suitable framework within which decision-making processes can be operationalised. Focusing on a trade-off between health outcomes and behaviour change incurred by chronic disease management (lifestyle change, or ‘self-management’), we are the first to measure the risk attitudes and qu...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.08.007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Social Science and Medicine Journal website
Volume:
214
Pages:
144-153
Publication date:
2018-08-13
Acceptance date:
2018-08-11
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EISSN:
1873-5347
ISSN:
0277-9536
Source identifiers:
905839
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2018-08-14

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