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Understanding health behaviour changes in response to outbreaks: Findings from a longitudinal study of a large epidemic of mosquito-borne disease

Jocelyn Raude, Kathleen MCColl, Claude Flamand and Themis Apostolidis

Social Science & Medicine, 2019, vol. 230, issue C, 184-193

Abstract: Although greater attention has been recently given to the ecological determinants of health behaviours, we still do not know much about the behavioural changes induced by the spread of infectiousdiseases.

Keywords: Behaviour change; Epidemics; Risk perception; Risk habituation; Elasticity-prevalence; Mosquito-borne diseases (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.04.009

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