Effect of an educational film on the Health Belief Model and breast self-examination practice
AbstractA longitudinal study of four phases was conducted to identify the effect of an educational film on the Health Belief Model and breast self-examination practice of second-year nursing students in Alexandria University. Findings showed that the health belief parameters [perceived susceptibility to breast cancer, benefits of and barriers to practising breast self-examination] were influenced differently by the film. A positive influence was observed between breast self-examination practice and film viewing; one-year post-film follow-up data revealed a high continuation rate of breast self-examination. The main reason cited for BSE practice was early detection of abnormalities
Attia, Amal Kadry, Abdel Rahman, Dalal Aly Mohamed & Kamel, Layla Ibrahim. (1997). Effect of an educational film on the Health Belief Model and breast self-examination practice. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117495
EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 3 (3), 435-443, 1997
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