Factors associated with intention to use internet-based testing for sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men.

Publication Date: 
Nov 18, 2013

BACKGROUND: Internet-based testing programs are being increasingly used to reduce testing barriers for individuals at higher risk of infection, yet the population impact and potential for exacerbation of existing health inequities of these programs are not well understood.

Understanding gender differences in m-health adoption: a modified theory of reasoned action model.

Publication Date: 
Dec 31, 2013

BACKGROUND: Mobile health (m-health) services are becoming increasingly popular in healthcare, but research on m-health adoption is rare. This study was designed to obtain a better understanding of m-health adoption intention.

Friends moderate the effects of pro-smoking media on college students' intentions to smoke.

Publication Date: 
Mar 19, 2013

Exposure to prosmoking media (e.g., smoking in movies, advertising in magazines) contributes to smoking in young people. However, the extent to which the impact of exposure depends on the social context in which those exposures occur has not been investigated.

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An exploratory randomised controlled trial using short messaging service to facilitate insulin administration in young adults with type 1 diabetes.

Publication Date: 
Feb 15, 2013

This exploratory randomised controlled trial examined the effectiveness of a novel short messaging service intervention underpinned by the theory of planned behaviour (TPB) in improving insulin administration in young adults with type 1 diabetes and the role of moderating variables.

An ecological momentary assessment of comparison target as a moderator of the effects of appearance-focused social comparisons.

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Publication Date: 
Aug 01, 2008

This research examined whether comparison target moderates the effects of naturally occurring appearance-focused social comparisons on women's affect, appearance esteem, and dieting thoughts.

Understanding individual adoption of mobile booking service: an empirical investigation.

Publication Date: 
Sep 26, 2008

Based on information systems acceptance literature, this study develops an integrated model to predict and explain behavioral intention to use mobile booking (m-booking).

The impact of transaction trust on consumers' intentions to adopt m-commerce: a cross-cultural investigation.

Publication Date: 
Apr 13, 2009

Mobile commerce (M-commerce) has been acknowledged as one of the most representative transaction types driving e-commerce worldwide; however, the potential security threats that keep consumers from M-commerce still confound the M-commerce industry.

How do feelings influence effort? An empirical study of entrepreneurs' affect and venture effort.

Publication Date: 
Jul 14, 2009

How do feelings influence the effort of entrepreneurs? To obtain data on this issue, the authors implemented experience sampling methodology in which 46 entrepreneurs used cell phones to provide reports on their affect, future temporal focus, and venture effort twice daily for 24 days.