Promoting condom-related behaviours in a broad population: Evaluation of a LifeGuide-based intervention

Hancock Jude, Katherine Brown, M. Hagger

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    Abstract

    Objective. The present study aims to evaluate the use of LifeGuide to deliver an intervention promoting the performance of three condom-related behaviours in a broad population using persuasive messages. Design. A 3 (intervention: control vs. positively-framed message vs. negatively-framed message) x 3 (time: pre-intervention, post-intervention, three-month follow-up) randomized controlled design was used to compare changes in behaviour and intention. Methods. An online LifeGuide-based intervention was completed by 439 individuals aged between 13 and 85 years of age (females, n = 310, M age = 30.80, SD = 12.75). Pre-intervention, extended Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) psychological measures and self-report condom-related behaviour were completed. Immediately post-intervention, TPB measures were completed again. Three months later, all pre-intervention measures were completed. Results. Intention to treat MANOVA analysis showed a main effect of time on the TPB measures (F(36, 400) = 3.92, p =
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)17-33
    JournalApplied Psychological Research Journal
    Volume1
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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    Keywords

    • Health psychology
    • Intervention
    • Safer sex
    • LifeGuide

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