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What is attitude?

Personal beliefs about a behaviour which can be positive or negative

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What is subjective norm?

Other peoples views around you (parents, peers)

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What is perceived behavioural control?

The strength of your belief that you can carry out the behaviour

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What is intention?

The outcome of the beliegs

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What does intention lead to?

The behaviour

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How can addiction be reduced using this theory?

Make peoples attitudes towards smoking more negative - less likely to smoke

Change the subjective norms - educate friends and family to the dangers of smoking

Increasing behavioural control by providing strategies to help smokers to quit

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How can this theory be positively applied?

To reduce/prevent addiction