The purpose of the present study was to examine the role of self-exempting or cognitive dissonance-reducing beliefs about smoking and health.
Such beliefs may hold important implications for the content and targeting of health promotion campaigns.
A survey of smokers and ex-smokers was conducted in western Sydney, Australia.
Six hypotheses were tested.
The principal findings were (1) that 27.9% of smokers and 42.1% of ex-smokers agreed that smokers to get five smoking-related diseases.
Mots-clés Pascal : Fumeur, Stratégie, Cognition sociale, Croyance, Tabagisme, Réduction, Dissonance cognitive, Australie, Océanie, Ancien fumeur, Prévention, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Smoker, Strategy, Social cognition, Belief, Tobacco smoking, Reduction, Cognitive dissonance, Australia, Oceania, Prevention, Human
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