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Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-874-2830
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Publications: Mammography  

Clark, M.A., Rakowski, W., Ehrich, B., Pearlman, D.N., Rimer, B.K., Goldstein, M.G., Dube, C.E., & Woolverton, H.  Stages of adopting regular screening mammography:  Do women differ in decisional balance within stages?   Journal of Health Psychology, 1998, 3(4), 491-506.

Emmons, K. (1996). “Commentary: The Transtheoretical model of behavior change: Application to clinical practice.” Mind/Body Medicine 1: 221-223.

Pearlman, D., W. Rakowski, et al. (1997). “Why do women’s attitudes toward mammography change over time? Implications for physician-patient communication.” Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, & Prevention 6: 451-457.

Rakowski, W., Clark, M.A., Pearlman, D.N., Ehrich, B., Rimer, B.K., Goldstein, M.G., Dube, C.E., & Woolverton, H.  Integrating pros and cons for mammography and Pap testing:  Extending the construct of decisional balance to two behaviors.  Preventive Medicine, 1997, 26, 664-673.

Rakowski, W., C. Dube, et al. (1992). “Assessing elements of women’s decision about mammography.” Health Psychology 11: 111-118.

Rakowski, W., B. Rimer, et al. (1993). “Integrating behavior and intention regarding mammography by respondents in the 1990 National Health Interview Survey of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.” Public Health Reports 108: 605-624.

Rakowski, W., J. Bellis, et al. (1993). “Smoking status and mammography in a statewide survey.” Addictive Behaviors 18: 691-696.

Rakowski, W., J. Fulton, et al. (1993). “Women’s decision making about mammography: A replication of the relationship between stages of adoption and decisional balance.” Health Psychology 12(22): 209-214.

Rakowski, W., C. Dube, et al. (1996). “Considerations for extending the Transtheoretical model of behavior change to screening mammography.” Health Education Research 11: 77-96.

Rakowski, W. (1996). “The transtheoretical model of behavior change: Application to clinical practice.” Mind/Body Medicine 1: 207-220.

Rakowski, W., Ehrich, B., Dube, C.A., Pearlman, D.N., Goldstein, M.G., Rimer, B.K., Woolverton, H., & Peterson, K.  Screening mammography and the Transtheoretical Model:  Robustness of associations using two definitions of the stages-of-adoption.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 1996, 18(2), 91-100.

Rakowski, W., Anderson, M.R., Stoddard, A.M., Urban, N., Rimer, B.K., Lane, D.S., Fox, S.A., Costanza, M.E.  A confirmatory analysis of opinions regarding the pros and cons of mammography.  Health Psychology, 1997, 16(5), 433-441.

Rakowski, W., B. Ehrich, et al. (in press). “Increasing mammography among women aged 40-74 by use of a stage-matched, tailored intervention.” Preventive Medicine.

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