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Table 3 Summary of change techniques used to target predictor variables by disclosure behaviour.

From: The development of a theory-based intervention to promote appropriate disclosure of a diagnosis of dementia

Behaviour targeted Predictor variable targeted Method used to influence behaviour
Finding out what the patient already knows or suspects Subjective norm Persuasive communication
  Self-efficacy Modelling
Using the actual words 'dementia' or 'Alzheimer's disease' Subjective norm Persuasive communication
  Self-efficacy Modelling
  Self-efficacy Graded task
  Self-efficacy Action planning
Exploring what diagnosis means to patient Subjective norm Persuasive communication
  Self-efficacy Modelling
Overall disclosure behaviour Subjective norm Persuasive communication
  Beliefs about consequences (attitude) Persuasive communication
  Perceived Behavioural Control Environmental changes