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Collins, F. S. (2003, May 22). The future of genomics. Testimony before Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives.

Condit, C., & Parrott, R. (2005, in press). Perceived levels of health risk associated with linguistic descriptors and types of disease. Science Communication.

Condit, C., Parrott, R., & Harris, T. (in press). Lay people's resources for dealing with behavior genetics. In E. Parens (Ed.), Wrestling with behavior genetics. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press.

Davison, C., Frankel, S., & Davey Smith, G. (1989). Inheriting heart trouble: The relevance of common-sense ideas to preventive measures. Health Education Research, 4(3), 329-340.

De Valle, M. N., & Norman, P. (1992). Causal attributions, health locus of control beliefs and lifestyle changes among pre-operative coronary patients. Psychology and Health, 7, 201-211.

Freeman, H. P. (2004). Poverty, culture, and social injustice: Determinants of cancer disparities. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 54(2), 72-77.

Hunt, K., Davison, C., Emslie, C., & Ford, G. (2000). Are perceptions of a family history of heart disease related to health-related attitudes and behavior? Health Education Research, 15(2), 131-143.

Hunter, D. J. (2005). Gene-environment interactions in human diseases. Nature Reviews Genetics, 6(4), 287-298.

Lau, R. R., & Hartman, K. A. (1983). Common-sense representations of common illnesses. Health Psychology, 2, 167-185

Lerman, C. (2004, October 1). Communicating Genetic Risk for Cancer and Cancer Risk Behaviors. Paper presented at the Communicating Genetic Risk Workshop, Philadelphia, PA.

Marteau, T. (1997, August 11). Genetic knowledge attitudes to disease. Radio National. Retrieved May 15, 2005, from http://www.abc.net.au/rn/talks/8.30/helthrpt/stories/s231.htm

Marteau, T. M., & Senior, V. (1997). Illness representations after the Human Genome Project: The perceived roles of genes in causing understanding. In K. J. Petrie & J. A. Weinman (Eds.), Perceptions of Health and Illness: Current Research and Applications (pp. 241-266). Amsterdam: Harwood Academic.

McBride, C. M., Bepler, G., Lipkus, I. M., Lyna, P., Samsa, G., Albright, J., et al. (2002). Incorporating genetic susceptibility feedback into a smoking cessation program for African-American smokers with low income. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, 11(6), 521-528.

Morgan, M. G., Fischhoff, B., Bostrom, A., & Atman, C. J. (2002). Risk communication: A mental models approach. New York: Cambridge University Press.

National Institutes of Health. (2005). Diabetes overview. Retrieved May 15, 2005, from http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/overview/index.htm

Parrott, R., Silk, K. J., Dillow, M. R., Kreiger, M. A., Harris, T. M., & Condit, C. M. (in press). The development and validation of tools to assess genetic discrimination and genetically based racism. Journal of the National Medical Association.

Parrott, R. L., Silk, K. J., & Condit, C. (2003). Diversity in lay perceptions of the sources of human traits: Genes, environments, and personal behaviors. Social Science & Medicine, 56(5), 1099-1109.

Petrie, J. J., & Weinman, J. A. (1997). Perceptions of health and illness. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers.

Powe, B. D. (1996). Cancer fatalism among African-Americans: A review of the literature. Nursing Outlook, 44(1), 18-21.

Powe, B. D., & Weinrich, S. (1999). An intervention to decrease cancer fatalism among rural elders. Oncology Nursing Forum, 26, 583-588.

Prentice-Dunn, S., Floyd, D. L., & Flournoy, J. M. (2001). Effects of persuasive message order on coping with breast cancer information. Health Education Research, 16(1), 81-84.

Senior, V., Marteau, T. M., & Peters, T. J. (1999). Will genetic testing for predisposition for disease result in fatalism? A qualitative study of parents' responses to neonatal screening for familial hypercholesterolemia. Social Science & Medicine, 48(12), 1857-1860.

Senior, V., Marteau, T. M., & Weinman, J. (2000). Impact of genetic testing on causal models of heart disease and arthritis: An analogue study. Psychology & Health, 14(6), 1077.

Singer, E., Corning, A., & Lamias, M. (1998). The polls--trends: Genetic testing, engineering, and therapy. Public Opinion Quarterly, 62(4), 633.

Somlai, A. M., Kelly, J. A., Heckman, T. G., Hackl, K., Runge, L., & Wright, C. (2000). Life optimism, substance use, and AIDS-specific attitudes associated with HIV risk behavior among disadvantaged innercity women. Journal of Women's Health and Gender-Based Medicine, 9, 1101-1111.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2000). Healthy People 2010: Understanding and improving health (2nd ed.). Washington, D.C: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Walter, F. M., Emery, J., Braithwaite, D., & Marteau, T. M. (2004). Lay understanding of familial risk of common chronic diseases: A systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research. Annals of Family Medicine, 2(6), 583-594.

 

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