Coping with the threat of severe acute respiratory syndrome: Role of threat appraisals and coping responses in health behaviors.

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Lee-Baggley, D., DeLongis, A., Voorhoeave, P., & Greenglass, E. (2004). Coping with the threat of severe acute respiratory syndrome: Role of threat appraisals and coping responses in health behaviors. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 7(1), 9-23.
The present study examines the psychological impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) by exploring the coping strategies and health behaviors enacted in response to the …

Avian influenza risk perception and preventive behavior among traditional market workers and shoppers in Taiwan: Practical implications for prevention.

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Kuo, P.-C., Huang, J.-H., & Liu, M.-D. (2011). Avian influenza risk perception and preventive behavior among traditional market workers and shoppers in Taiwan: Practical implications for prevention. PLoS ONE, 6(9).
Background: Avian influenza (AI) can be highly pathogenic and fatal. Preventive behavior such as handwashing and wearing face masks has been recommended. However, little is known …

Physical interventions to interrupt or reduce the spread of respiratory viruses.

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Kozlowski, D. (2012). Physical interventions to interrupt or reduce the spread of respiratory viruses. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 10(2), 159-161.
This review examines which physical interventions are most effective in interrupting or reducing the spread of respiratory viruses in severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Sev…

Selecting nonpharmaceutical interventions for influenza.

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Jones, R. M., & Adida, E. (2013). Selecting nonpharmaceutical interventions for influenza. Risk Analysis, 33(8), 1473-1488.
Models of influenza transmission have focused on the ability of vaccination, antiviral therapy, and social distancing strategies to mitigate epidemics. Influenza transmission, how…

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