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Karin Weman Josefsson
( Akademin för hälsa och välfärd )
Why people failed to adhere to COVID-19 preventive behaviors? Perspectives from an integrated behavior change model
CHAN, DERWIN, ZHANG, CHUN-QING, WEMAN JOSEFSSON, KARIN
Artikel i tidskrift (Refereegranskat)
Many preventive behaviors such as the practice of hand, personal, and respiratory hygiene; maintaining social distance (eg, staying home); and cleaning and disinfection are recommended for the prevention of the new coronavirus (COVID-19). However, a growing number of reports have revealed individuals’ violations to these COVID-19 preventive behaviors.1 These violations might endanger the community by increasing the risk of an outbreak of COVID-19. The uptake of and adherence to health behaviors, including behaviors related to the prevention of infectious diseases (eg, COVID-19), are likely highly dependent on individuals’ motivation, intention, and other decision-making factors.2 We aim to apply an integrated behavior change model of health psychology to explain why individuals fail to comply and adhere to these behaviors. © 2020 by The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. All rights reserved.
Nyckelord: covid-19; corona; behaviour; prevention; self-determination; theory