Health Psychology's role in sexual health care

Jude Hancock, Susan Lees, Katherine E. Brown

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Abstract

This article provides an overview of the current and potential role of health psychology in sexual health care. Research, which applies various behaviour change techniques, is reviewed alongside one of the most extensively used theories, the Theory of Planned Behaviour (see Conner and Sparks 2009). This paper aims to link theory to practice giving the reader an indication of the range of work that health psychologists are involved in, and how this could be applied to sexual healthcare practice which supports positive behaviour change.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)550-564
Number of pages15
JournalEurope's Journal of Psychology (EJOP)
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Aug 2011

Keywords

  • Health psychology
  • Intervention
  • Theory of planned behaviour

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