The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Social psychology, Fear appeal, Developmental psychology, Health promotion and Cognition. His work on Persuasion, Self-efficacy and Behavior change as part of general Social psychology research is often related to Outcome, thus linking different fields of science. His Behavior change study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Psychological intervention, Health psychology, Applied psychology and Evidence-based medicine.
He combines subjects such as Coping and Intervention, Behavior change methods with his study of Fear appeal. Quit smoking is closely connected to Randomized controlled trial in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Health promotion. The concepts of his Cognition study are interwoven with issues in Nutrition Education, Audiology and Self-control.
His primary scientific interests are in Social psychology, Psychological intervention, Public health, Clinical psychology and Family medicine. His study focuses on the intersection of Social psychology and fields such as Cognition with connections in the field of Developmental psychology. He has researched Psychological intervention in several fields, including Condom, Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, Intervention mapping, Health promotion and Intervention.
The various areas that Robert A. C. Ruiter examines in his Intervention mapping study include Behavior change and Medical education. As a member of one scientific family, Robert A. C. Ruiter mostly works in the field of Clinical psychology, focusing on Psychosocial and, on occasion, Theory of planned behavior. His research integrates issues of Focus group, Randomized controlled trial and Vaccination in his study of Family medicine.
His main research concerns Psychological intervention, Demography, Family medicine, Public health and Social psychology. His Psychological intervention study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Clinical psychology, Substance use and Intervention mapping, Health promotion. His research integrates issues of Injury prevention, Logistic regression and Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in his study of Demography.
His study on Biostatistics and Health education is often connected to Bayesian multivariate linear regression as part of broader study in Public health. In general Social psychology study, his work on Fear appeal and Interpersonal communication often relates to the realm of Risk perception, thereby connecting several areas of interest. His research investigates the connection between Fear appeal and topics such as Psychoanalysis that intersect with problems in Intervention.
Robert A. C. Ruiter mainly investigates Psychological intervention, Family medicine, Public health, Demography and Behavior change. His Psychological intervention research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Intervention mapping, Clinical psychology and Anxiety. His Family medicine research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Hepatitis B, Multivariate analysis, Focus group and Social cognitive theory.
Robert A. C. Ruiter combines subjects such as Logistic regression, Epidemiology and Community health with his study of Demography. In his papers, he integrates diverse fields, such as Behavior change and Risk perception. His Social psychology research integrates issues from Unhealthy food and Information processing theory.
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Scary warnings and rational precautions: A review of the psychology of fear appeals.
Robert A.C. Ruiter;Charles Abraham;Gerjo Kok.
Psychology & Health (2001)
Threatening communication: a critical re-analysis and a revised meta-analytic test of fear appeal theory
Gjalt-Jorn Ygram Peters;Robert A.C. Ruiter;Gerjo Kok.
Health Psychology Review (2013)
A taxonomy of behaviour change methods: an Intervention Mapping approach.
Gerjo Kok;Nell H Gottlieb;Gjalt-Jorn Y Peters;Patricia Dolan Mullen.
Health Psychology Review (2016)
Intervention mapping: protocol for applying health psychology theory to prevention programmes
Gerjo Kok;Herman Schaalma;Robert A. C. Ruiter;Pepijn Van Empelen.
Journal of Health Psychology (2004)
Sixty years of fear appeal research: Current state of the evidence
Robert A. C. Ruiter;Loes T. E. Kessels;Gjalt-Jorn Y. Peters;Gjalt-Jorn Y. Peters;Gerjo Kok.
International Journal of Psychology (2014)
Why don't young people volunteer to give blood? An investigation of the correlates of donation intentions among young nondonors.
K.P.H. Lemmens;C. Abraham;T. Hoekstra;R.A.C. Ruiter.
A social dilemma analysis of commuting preferences: The roles of social value orientation and trust
Paul A. M. Van Lange;Mark Van Vugt;Ree M. Meertens;Rob A. C. Ruiter.
Journal of Applied Social Psychology (1998)
Why parents refuse childhood vaccination: a qualitative study using online focus groups
Irene A Harmsen;Liesbeth Mollema;Robert A C Ruiter;Theo G W Paulussen.
BMC Public Health (2013)
Healthy and unhealthy social norms and food selection. Findings from a field-experiment.
Saar Mollen;Rajiv N. Rimal;Robert A.C. Ruiter;Gerjo Kok.
Defensive reactions to health-promoting information: an overview and implications for future research
J.P. van 't Riet;R.A.C. Ruiter.
Health Psychology Review (2013)
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