2010 DEC 29 -- Investigators publish new data in the report 'Who fears the HPV vaccine, who doesn't, and why' an experimental study of the mechanisms of cultural cognition.' "The cultural cognition thesis holds that individuals form risk perceptions that reflect their commitments to contested views of the good society. We conducted a study that used the dispute over mandatory HPVvaccination to test the cultural cognition thesis," investigators in the United States report.
"Although public health officials have recommended that all girls aged 11 or 12 be vaccinated for HPV-a sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer-political controversy has...
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