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  • Increasing vaccination: Putting psychological science into action. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 2017. Brewer, Chapman.  PDF
  • Anticipated regret and health behavior: A meta-analysis. Health Psychology, 2016. Brewer, DeFrank, Gilkey. PDF
  • Meta-analysis of the relationship between risk perception and health behavior: The example of vaccination. Health Psychology, 2007. Brewer, Chapman, Weinstein. PDF
  • Anchors aweigh: A demonstration of cross-modality anchoring and magnitude priming. Cognition, 2008. Oppenheimer, LeBoeuf, Brewer. PDF
  • The influence of irrelevant anchors on the judgments and choices of doctors and patients. Medical Decision Making, 2007. Brewer, Chapman, Bergus. PDF
  • Contrast effects in judgments of health hazards. Journal of Social Psychology, 2003. Brewer, Chapman. PDF
  • The fragile basic anchoring effect. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 2002. Brewer, Chapman. PDF
  • A decision aid to promote appropriate colorectal cancer screening among older adults: A randomized controlled trial. Medical Decision Making, 2018. Lewis, Barclay, Brewer, Golin.  PDF
  • Design of a randomized clinical trial of a colorectal cancer screening decision aid to promote appropriate screening in community-dwelling older adults. Clinical Trials, 2017. Kistler, Golin, Morris, Brewer. PDF
  • Association between genomic recurrence risk and well-being among breast cancer patients.  BMC Cancer, 2013. Retèl, Brewer, van Harten. PDF
  • Who gets genomic testing for breast cancer recurrence risk? Public Health Genomics, 2013. DeFrank, Salz, Brewer. PDF
  • Understanding how breast cancer patients use risk information from genomic tests. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 2013. DeFrank, Carey, Brewer. PDF
  • Direct-to-consumer genomewide profiling. New England Journal of Medicine, 2011. Salz, Brewer. PDF
  • Knowledge of genomic testing among early stage breast cancer patients. Psycho-Oncology, 2011. Richman, Tzeng, Brewer. PDF
  • Longitudinal predictors of nonadherence to maintenance of mammography. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention, 2010. Gierisch, Earp, Brewer, Rimer. PDF
  • Variation in use of surveillance colonoscopy among colorectal cancer survivors in the United States. BMC Health Services Research, 2010. Salz, Brewer, Sandler. PDF
  • Women’s experiences with genomic testing for breast cancer recurrence risk. Cancer, 2010. Tzeng, Richman, Valle, Brewer. PDF
  • Offering chemotherapy and hospice jointly: One solution to hospice underuse among lung cancer patients. Medical Decision Making, 2009. Salz, Brewer. PDF
  • Intentions to maintain adherence to mammography. Journal of Women’s Health, 2008. O’Neill, Brewer, Rimer. PDF
  • Assessing and increasing breast cancer screening.  Preventive Medicine, 2008. Brewer, Reiter. PDF
  • Adult patients’ perspectives on the benefits and harms of overused screening tests: A qualitative study. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2015. Sutkowi-Hemstreet, Vu, Harris, Brewer. PDF
  • Clinicians’ perceptions of the benefits and harms of prostate and colorectal cancer screening. Medical Decision Making, 2015. Elstad, Earp, Brewer. PDF
  • The psychological harms of screening: The evidence we have vs. the evidence we need. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2015. DeFrank, Brewer, Harris. PDF
  • Have screening harms become newsworthy? News coverage of prostate and colorectal cancer screening since the 2008 USPSTF recommendation changes. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 2014. Elstad, Lee, Brewer. PDF
  • Some more evidence of long-term psychosocial harms from receiving false-positive screening mammography results. Evidence-Based Medicine, 2014. DeFrank, Brewer. PDF
  • The harms of screening: A proposed taxonomy and application to lung cancer screening. JAMA Internal Medicine, 2014. Harris, DeFrank, Brewer. PDF
  • Influence of false-positive mammography results on subsequent screening: do physician recommendations buffer negative effects? Journal of Medical Screening, 2012. DeFrank, Rimer, Brewer. PDF
  • False positive mammograms in Europe: Do they affect reattendance? Breast Cancer Research & Treatment, 2011. Salz, DeFrank, Brewer. PDF
  • A model of the influence of false-positive mammography screening results on subsequent screening. Health Psychology Review, 2010. DeFrank, Brewer. PDF
  • Meta-analyses of the effect of false-positive mammograms on generic and specific psychosocial outcomes. Psycho-Oncology, 2010. Salz, Richman, Brewer. PDF
  • The background review for the USPSTF recommendation on screening for breast cancer. Annals of Internal Medicine, 2010. DeFrank, Brewer. PDF
  • The long-term effects of false-positive mammograms. Annals of Internal Medicine, 2007. Brewer, Salz, Lillie. PDF
  • Systematic review: The long-term effects of false-positive mammograms. Annals of Internal Medicine, 2007. Brewer, Salz, Lillie. PDF
  • Development and validation of a genomic knowledge scale to advance informed decision making research in genomic sequencing. Medical Decision Making Policy & Practice, 2017. Langer, Brewer. PDF
  • Impact of genomic testing and patient-reported outcomes on receipt of adjuvant chemotherapy. Breast Cancer Research & Treatment, 2016. Evans, Brewer. PDF
  • When genomic and standard test results diverge: Implications for breast cancer patients’ preference for chemotherapy. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 2009. Brewer, Edwards, O’Neill, Tzeng, Rimer. PDF
  • Women’s interest in gene expression analysis for breast cancer recurrence risk. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2007. O’Neill, Brewer, Lillie, Morrill, Rimer. PDF
  • Retention and use of breast cancer recurrence risk information from genomic tests: The role of health literacy. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, 2007. Lillie, Brewer, O’Neill, Morrill, Rimer. PDF
  • Anticipated regret and health behavior: A meta-analysis. Health Psychology, 2016. Brewer, DeFrank, Gilkey. PDF
  • A comparative effectiveness trial of alternate formats for presenting benefits and harms information for three low-value preventive services. JAMA Internal Medicine, 2016. Sheridan, Brewer, Harris. PDF
  • Improving communication of breast cancer recurrence risk. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 2012. Brewer, Richman, DeFrank, Carey. PDF
  • Tables or bar graphs? Presenting test results in electronic medical records. Medical Decision Making, 2012. Brewer, Gilkey, Lillie, Sheridan. PDF
  • Health literacy and cancer risk perception: Implications for genomic risk communication. Medical Decision Making, 2009. Brewer, Tzeng, Lillie, Edwards, Rimer. PDF
  • Risk compensation and vaccination: Can getting vaccinated cause people to engage in risky behaviors? Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2007. Brewer, Weinstein, Herrington. PDF
  • Meta-analysis of the relationship between risk perception and health behavior: The example of vaccination. Health Psychology, 2007. Brewer, Chapman, Weinstein. PDF
  • Subjective and objective risk as predictors of influenza vaccination during the vaccine shortage of 2004-2005. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2006. Brewer, Hallman. PDF
  • Risk perceptions and their relation to risk behavior. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2004. Brewer, Weinstein, Herrington. PDF
  • The symmetry rule: A seven year study of symptoms and explanatory labels among Gulf War veterans. Risk Analysis, 2008. Brewer, Kipen, Hallman. PDF
  • Why people believe they were exposed to biological or chemical warfare: A survey of Gulf War veterans. Risk Analysis, 2006. Brewer, Lillie, Hallman. PDF
  • Military deployment as a risk factor for psychiatric illness among U.S. troops. British Journal of Psychiatry, 2006. PDF
  • Why do people report better health by phone than by mail? Medical Care, 2004. Brewer, Hallman, Fiedler. PDF
  • Reported exposures, stressors, and life events among Gulf War registry veterans. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2003. Boyd, Brewer, Kipen. PDF
  • HPV vaccine articles are on this page.
  • Increasing vaccination: Putting psychological science into action. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 2017. Brewer, Chapman.  PDF
  • Risk compensation and vaccination: Can getting vaccinated cause people to engage in risky behaviors? Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2007. Brewer, Weinstein, Herrington. PDF
  • Meta-analysis of the relationship between risk perception and health behavior: The example of vaccination. Health Psychology, 2007. Brewer, Chapman, Weinstein. PDF
  • Subjective and objective risk as predictors of influenza vaccination during the vaccine shortage of 2004-2005. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2006. Brewer, Hallman. PDF
  • Forgone vaccination during childhood and adolescence: Findings of a statewide survey of parents. Preventive Medicine, 2013. Gilkey, McRee, Brewer. PDF
  • How should sugar-sweetened beverage health warnings be designed? A randomized experiment. Preventive Medicine, 2019. Grummon, Hall, Taillie, Brewer. PDF
  • Sugar-sweetened beverage health warnings and purchases: A randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2019. Grummon, Taillie, Golden, Hall, Ranney, Brewer. PDF
  • Mediation, moderation, and context: Understanding complex relations among cognition, affect, and health behaviour. Psychology & Health, 2018. Kiviniemi, Ellis, Hall, Moss, Lillie, Brewer, Klein. PDF
  • Building better boxes for theories of health behavior: A comment on Williams and Rhodes. Health Psychology Review, 2016. Brewer. PDF
  • Time preferences and HIV treatment outcomes. PLOS One, 2016. Thirumurthy, Hayashi, Brewer. PDF
  • Comparing theories of health behavior using data from longitudinal studies: A comment on Gerend and Shepherd. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2012. Brewer, Gilkey. PDF
  • Standard definitions of adherence for infrequent yet repeated health behaviors. American Journal of Health Behavior, 2010. Gierisch, Reiter, Rimer, Brewer. PDF
  • The interaction of posttraumatic growth and posttraumatic stress symptoms in predicting depressive symptoms and quality of life. Psycho-Oncology, 2008. Morrill, Brewer, O’Neill, Lillie, Rimer. PDF
  • The effects of accountability on bias in physician decision making: Going from bad to worse. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 2004. Schwartz, Brewer, Bergus. PDF
  • The relation of Internet searching to club drug knowledge and attitudes. Psychology & Health, 2003. Brewer. PDF
  • Cholesterol control, medication adherence and illness cognition. British Journal of Health Psychology, 2002. Brewer, Chapman, Leventhal. PDF
  • Value for the future and preventive health behavior. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 2001. Chapman, Brewer, Leventhal. PDF