Health psychology: Healthy choice architecture

Small interventions in everyday public environments hold great potential to positively impact health behaviours. TIPPME is a framework that will provide consensus and definitional precision across intervention research into the purchase and consumption of tobacco, alcohol and food.

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Figure 1: Relationships between determinants of behaviour.


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Araújo-Soares, V., Sniehotta, F. Health psychology: Healthy choice architecture. Nat Hum Behav 1, 0155 (2017).

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