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Attitudes
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Construct Name: Attitudes
Definition of Construct: 1. a learned predisposition to respond in a consistently favorable or unfavorable manner with respect to a given object (Fishbein & Ajzen, 1975, p. 6); 2. a latent disposition or tendency to respond with some degree of favorableness or unfavorableness to a psychological object (Ajzen & Fishbein, 2010, p. 76).; 3. Overall evaluation of the behavior (Montano & Kasprzyk, 2008, p. 74);
Related Content Area(s):
  • Cancer
  • not specified
  • Physical Activity
Theoretical Foundation: TRA, other attitude theories
Similar Constructs: Virtually every behavioral theory has a construct that is similar to attitudes (specified below)
Keywords: GEM-HBT
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(Last Updated: 2/7/2013 5:20:25 AM by Dave Garner)

     

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