Université de Fribourg

Assessment of health relates issues in individuals`, couples`, and families`daily life

Perrez, Meinrad ; Reicherts, Michael ; Hänggi, Yves ; Horn, Andrea

In: Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie, 2008, vol. 16, no. 3, p. 146-149

Most research in health psychology is based on retrospective self reports, which are distorted by recall biases and have low ecological validity. To overcome such limitations we developed computer assisted diary approaches to assess health related behaviours in individuals’, couples’ and families’ daily life. The event- and time-sampling-based instruments serve to assess appraisals of the...