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Affective Determinants of Health Behavior$
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David M. Williams, Ryan E. Rhodes, and Mark T. Conner

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780190499037

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190499037.001.0001

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Affective Determinants of Health Behavior

Affective Determinants of Health Behavior

Common Themes, Future Directions, and Implications for Health Behavior Change

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Affective Determinants of Health Behavior
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Ryan E. Rhodes

David M. Williams

Mark T. Conner

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190499037.003.0021

This chapter summarizes common themes and some ongoing controversies addressed in this volume. Common themes include the growing agreement regarding distinctions between affect proper and cognition about affect, between incidental and integral affect, between implicit and explicit affective attitudes, and between instrumental and affective outcome expectancies/attitudes. The need for a common taxonomy of affect constructs is clear, and this chapter provides preliminary distinctions as a starting point for further refinement. It overviews aspects that require more in-depth theorizing such as behavior-specificity in affect–behavior relationships, and the relationship among affect, social processes, and behavior. Finally, it highlights how the impact of affective determinants on health behavior may be intervened on via three separate routes (independent, direct, moderated), using examples across various chapters within the volume.

Keywords:   affective determinant, health, behavior, incidental affect, integral affect, implicit affective attitude, explicit affective attitude

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