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Authors:

  • Alea Albright, Univ. of Toledo
  • Olivia Aspiras, Univ. of Toledo
  • Jason Rose, Univ. of Toledo
Numerous health communications use socially-based interventions to deter opioid abuse. We examined the efficacy of social and non-social interventions in increasing risk perceptions for opioid abuse. Surprisingly, both social comparison and non-social interventions reduced risk perceptions about opioid abuse, particularly among past users. We discuss explanations for results and implications.
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