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ERIC Number: EJ432906
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-8855
Extending the Concept of Social Validity: Behavior Analysis for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Winett, Richard A.; And Others
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v24 n2 p215-30 Sum 1991
A socially valid behavior-change intervention is broadly defined to be directed to a problem of verifiable importance, be accepted and used appropriately by target groups, and reduce substantially the probability of the problem's occurrence in target populations. The definition is applied to a family-based program to prevent human immunodeficiency virus infection in adolescents. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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