Evaluation of individuals' health beliefs and their association with testicular self-examination: adult sample from Amasya


Gumus K., Terzi B.

JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN NURSING, vol.23, no.6, pp.505-517, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1744987118791337
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN NURSING
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.505-517
  • Keywords: adults, Champion's Health Belief Model Scale, health attitude, health belief, nursing, self-examination, testicular cancer, CANCER AWARENESS, PUBLIC AWARENESS, MEN
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background Testicular self-examination is important for the early diagnosis and treatment of testicular cancer; the nature of the examination itself influences individuals' health beliefs about testicular self-examination.