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Creatures of habit: accounting for the role of habit in implementation research on clinical behaviour change

Overview of attention for article published in Implementation Science, June 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (93rd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (92nd percentile)

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Title
Creatures of habit: accounting for the role of habit in implementation research on clinical behaviour change
Published in
Implementation Science, June 2012
DOI 10.1186/1748-5908-7-53
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Authors

Per Nilsen, Kerstin Roback, Anders Broström, Per-Erik Ellström

Abstract

Social cognitive theories on behaviour change are increasingly being used to understand and predict healthcare professionals' intentions and clinical behaviours. Although these theories offer important insights into how new behaviours are initiated, they provide an incomplete account of how changes in clinical practice occur by failing to consider the role of cue-contingent habits. This article contributes to better understanding of the role of habits in clinical practice and how improved effectiveness of behavioural strategies in implementation research might be achieved.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 5 3%
Canada 4 3%
United States 3 2%
Spain 1 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Malaysia 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Other 2 1%
Unknown 137 87%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 41 26%
Student > Master 27 17%
Researcher 25 16%
Student > Doctoral Student 15 10%
Professor > Associate Professor 11 7%
Other 39 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 39 25%
Medicine and Dentistry 32 20%
Social Sciences 27 17%
Business, Management and Accounting 11 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 6%
Other 40 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 15. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 04 April 2016.
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#576,407
of 8,259,948 outputs
Outputs from Implementation Science
#213
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Outputs of similar age
#6,312
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Outputs of similar age from Implementation Science
#2
of 27 outputs
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