Social Inoculation

  • Richard I. Evans
  • J. Greg Getz


This entry describes the development of the social inoculation model of health-risk behavior prevention (Evans, 1998, Evans, 2001). It connects this approach to its major derivative elaborations and extensions. Lastly, it articulates a set of generic strategies for the creation of primary prevention programs that may have utility at various stages of the life course.


Social Influence Drug Abuse Prevention Applied Social Psychology Focus Interview Oral Hygiene Behavior 
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  • J. Greg Getz

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