Recently Published Work



Brose, L. S., West, R., Michie, S., Kenyon, J. A., McEwen, A. (2012). Effectiveness of an Online Knowledge Training and Assessment Program for Stop Smoking Practitioners. Nicotine Tob Res doi:10.1093/ntr/ntr286.

Cane, J., O'Connor, D., Michie, S. (In Press). Validation of the Theoretical Domains Framework for use in behaviour change and implementation research. Implementation Science.

Lorencatto, F., West, R., Michie, S. (2012). Specifying Evidence-Based Behavior Change Techniques to Aid Smoking Cessation in Pregnancy. Nicotine Tob Res doi:10.1093/ntr/ntr324.

Michie, S., Johnston, M. (2012). Theories and techniques of behaviour change: Developing a cumulative science of behaviour change. HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY REVIEW 6 doi:10.1080/17437199.2012.654964.

Michie, S., Whittington, C., Hamoudi, Z., Zarnani, F., Tober, G., West, R. (2012). Identification of behaviour change techniques to reduce excessive alcohol consumption. Addiction doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2012.03845.x.

Morrison, L. G., Yardley, L., Powell, J., Michie, S. (2012). What Design Features Are Used in Effective e-Health Interventions? A Review Using Techniques from Critical Interpretive Synthesis. Telemed J E Health 18(2), 137-144 doi:10.1089/tmj.2011.0062.

Stavri, Z., Michie, S. (2012). Classification systems in behavioural science: current systems and lessons from the natural, medical and social sciences. HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY REVIEW 6 doi:10.1080/17437199.2011.641101.


Amemori, M., Korhonen, T., Kinnunen, T., Michie, S., Murtomaa, H. (2011). Enhancing implementation of tobacco use prevention and cessation counselling guideline among dental providers: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Implement Sci 6(1), 13- doi:10.1186/1748-5908-6-13.

Amemori, M., Michie, S., Korhonen, T., Murtomaa, H., Kinnunen, T. H. (2011). Assessing implementation difficulties in tobacco use prevention and cessation counselling among dental providers. Implement Sci 6, 50- doi:10.1186/1748-5908-6-50.

Beard, E., McNeill, A., Aveyard, P., Fidler, J., Michie, S., West, R. (2011). Use of nicotine replacement therapy for smoking reduction and during enforced temporary abstinence: a national survey of English smokers. Addiction 106(1), 197-204 doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03215.x.

Beard, E., Vangeli, E., Michie, S., & West, R. (Under review). The use of Nicotine Replacement Therapy for smoking reduction and temporary abstinence: An interview study. Nicotine & Tobacco Research.

Bish, A., Yardley, L., Nicoll, A., Michie, S. (2011). Factors associated with uptake of vaccination against pandemic influenza: A systematic review. Vaccine doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2011.06.107.

Brose, L.S., West, R., McDermott, M.S., Fidler, J.A. & McEwen, A. (2011; Online first). What makes for an effective Stop-Smoking Service? Thorax. doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2011-200251.

Carr, S., Lhussier, M., Forster, N., Geddes, L., Deane, K., Pennington, M., Visram, S., White, M., Michie, S., Donaldson, C., Hildreth, A. (2011). An evidence synthesis of qualitative and quantitative research on component intervention techniques, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, equity and acceptability of different versions of health-related lifestyle advisor role in improving health. Health Technol Assess 15(9), 1-284 doi:10.3310/hta15090.

Dancyger, C., Wiseman, M., Jacobs, C., Smith, J. A., Wallace, M., Michie, S. (2011). Communicating BRCA1/2 genetic test results within the family: A qualitative analysis. Psychol Health doi:10.1080/08870446.2010.525640.

French, D. P., Stevenson, A., Michie, S. (2011). An intervention to increase walking requires both motivational and volitional components: A replication and extension. Psychol Health Med doi:10.1080/13548506.2011.592843.

French, D. P., Williams, S. L., Michie, S., Taylor, C., Szczepura, A., Stallard, N., Dale, J. (2011). A cluster randomised controlled trial of the efficacy of a brief walking intervention delivered in primary care: Study protocol. BMC Fam Pract 12, 56- doi:10.1186/1471-2296-12-56.

Gardner, B., Cane, J., Rumsey, N., Michie, S. (Under review). Behaviour change among overweight and socially disadvantaged adults: a longitudinal study of the NHS Health Trainer Service. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.

Hardeman, W., Kinmonth, A. L., Michie, S., Sutton, S. (2011). Theory of planned behaviour cognitions do not predict self-reported or objective physical activity levels or change in the ProActive trial. Br J Health Psychol 16(Pt 1), 135-150 doi:10.1348/135910710X523481.

Hardeman, W., Michie, S., Kinmonth, A. L., Sutton, S. (2011). Do increases in physical activity encourage positive beliefs about further change in the ProActive cohort? Psychol Health , 1-16 doi:10.1080/08870446.2010.512662.

Harris, J., Felix, L., Miners, A., Murray, E., Michie, S., Ferguson, E., Free, C., Lock, K., Landon, J., Edwards, P. (2011). Adaptive e-learning to improve dietary behaviour: a systematic review and cost-effectiveness analysis. Health Technol Assess 15(37), 1-160 doi:10.3310/hta15370.

Hopthrow, T., Feder, G., Michie, S. (2011). The role of group decision making processes in the creation of clinical guidelines. Int Rev Psychiatry 23(4), 358-364 doi:10.3109/09540261.2011.606539.

Jacobs, C., Smith, J. A., Dancyger, C., Papaconstantinou, M., Michie, S. (2011). Inaccuracies in the flow of information about positive BRCA1/2 diagnostic genetic test results from the genetics clinic through the family. Journal of Medical Genetics. (Vol. 48 pp.S95-S95). BMJ Publishing Group.

Michie, S., Abraham, C., Eccles, M. P., Francis, J. J., Hardeman, W., Johnston, M. (2011). Strengthening evaluation and implementation by specifying components of behaviour change interventions: a study protocol. Implement Sci 6(1), 10- doi:10.1186/1748-5908-6-10.

Michie, S., Ashford, S., Sniehotta, F. F., Dombrowski, S. U., Bishop, A., French, D. P. (2011). A refined taxonomy of behaviour change techniques to help people change their physical activity and healthy eating behaviours: The CALO-RE taxonomy. Psychol Health doi:10.1080/08870446.2010.540664.

Michie, S., Churchill, S., West, R. (2011). Identifying evidence-based competences required to deliver behavioural support for smoking cessation. Ann Behav Med 41(1), 59-70 doi:10.1007/s12160-010-9235-z.

Michie, S., Hyder, N., Walia, A., West, R. (2011). Development of a taxonomy of behaviour change techniques used in individual behavioural support for smoking cessation. Addict Behav 36(4), 315-319 doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2010.11.016.

Michie, S., van Stralen, M. M., West, R. (2011). The behaviour change wheel: A new method for characterising and designing behaviour change interventions. Implement Sci 6, 42- doi:10.1186/1748-5908-6-42.

Rubin, G. J., Potts, H. W. W., Michie, S. (2011). Likely uptake of swine and seasonal flu vaccines among healthcare workers. A cross-sectional analysis of UK telephone survey data. Vaccine 29(13), 2421-2428 doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2011.01.035.

Smith, J. A., Dancyger, C., Wallace, M., Jacobs, C., Michie, S. (2011). The development of a methodology for examining the process of family communication of genetic test results. J Genet Couns 20(1), 23-34 doi:10.1007/s10897-010-9317-x.

Taylor, C., Michie, S., Hunter, M. (2011). Gender Differences in the Relationship Between Work and Psychological Distress in Cancer Physicians. European Journal of Cancer. (Vol. 47 pp.S271-S271). Elsevier Sci Ltd.

West, R., Evans, A., Michie, S. (2011). Behavior Change Techniques Used in Group-Based Behavioral Support by the English Stop-Smoking Services and Preliminary Assessment of Association with Short-term Quit Outcomes. Nicotine Tob Res doi:10.1093/ntr/ntr120.

Wilkinson, D. L., Sniehotta, F. F., Michie, S. (2011). Targeting those in need: Baseline data from the first English National Health Service (NHS) Health Trainer Service. Psychol Health Med , 1-13 doi:10.1080/13548506.2011.564191.



Bish, A., Michie, S. (2010). Demographic and attitudinal determinants of protective behaviours during a pandemic: a review. Br J Health Psychol 15(Pt 4), 797-824 doi:10.1348/135910710X485826.

Clarkson, J. E., Ramsay, C. R., Eccles, M. P., Eldridge, S., Grimshaw, J. M., Johnston, M., Michie, S., Treweek, S., Walker, A., Young, L., Black, I., Bonetti, D., Cassie, H., Francis, J., Mackenzie, G., Macpherson, L., McKee, L., Pitts, N., Rennie, J., Stirling, D., Tilley, C., Torgerson, C., Vale, L. (2010). The translation research in a dental setting (TRiaDS) programme protocol. Implement Sci 5, 57- doi:10.1186/1748-5908-5-57.

Dancyger, C., Smith, J. A., Jacobs, C., Wallace, M., Michie, S. (2010). Comparing family members' motivations and attitudes towards genetic testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer: a qualitative analysis. Eur J Hum Genet 18(12), 1289-1295 doi:10.1038/ejhg.2010.114.

Edwards, P., Felix, L., Harris, J., Ferguson, E., Free, C., Landon, J., Lock, K., Michie, S., Miners, A., Murray, E. (2010). Assessing the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of adaptive e-learning to improve dietary behaviour: protocol for a systematic review. BMC Public Health 10(200) UK: doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-200.


Fuller, C., Besser, S., Cookson, B. D., Fragaszy, E., Gardiner, J., McAteer, J., Michie, S., Savage, J., Stone, S. P. (2010). Technical note: Assessment of blinding of hand hygiene observers in randomized controlled trials of hand hygiene interventions. Am J Infect Control 38(4), 332-334 doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2009.10.005.

Gardner, B., Davies, A., McAteer, J., Michie, S. (2010). Beliefs underlying UK parents’ views towards MMR promotion interventions: A qualitative study. Psychology, Health and Medicine 15(2), 220-230 doi:10.1080/13548501003623963.

Gardner, B., McAteer, J., Davies, A., Michie, S. (2010). Views towards compulsory MMR vaccination in the UK. Arch Dis Child 95(8), 658-659 doi:10.1136/adc.2009.169813.

Gardner, B., Whittington, C., McAteer, J., Eccles, M., Michie, S. (2010). Using theory to synthesise evidence from behaviour change interventions: The example of audit and feedback. Social Science & Medicine 70(10), 1618-1625 doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.01.039.

Glasziou, P., Chalmers, I., Altman, D. G., Bastian, H., Boutron, I., Brice, A., Jamtvedt, G., Farmer, A., Ghersi, D., Groves, T., Heneghan, C., Hill, S., Lewin, S., Michie, S., Perera, R., Pomeroy, V., Tilson, J., Shepperd, S., Williams, J. W. (2010). From trial to practice Authors' reply. BRIT MED J 341, c5826 doi:10.1136/bmj.c5826.

Glasziou, P., Chalmers, I., Altman, D. G., Bastian, H., Boutron, I., Brice, A., Jamtvedt, G., Farmer, A., Ghersi, D., Groves, T., Heneghan, C., Hill, S., Lewin, S., Michie, S., Perera, R., Pomeroy, V., Tilson, J., Shepperd, S., Williams, J. W. (2010). Taking healthcare interventions from trial to practice. BMJ 341, c3852- doi:10.1136/bmj.c3852.

Jacobs, C., Smith, J., Dancyger, C., Wallace, M., Michie, S. (2010). An innovative Methodology for Examining the Process of Family Communication of Genetic Test Results. Journal of Medical Genetics. ( Vol. 47 pp.S109-S109). B M J Publishing Group.

Johnston, M., Michie, S., Francis, J., Eccles, M., Abraham, C., Hardeman, W., Dixon, D. (2010). DEVELOPING A NOMENCLATURE FOR BEHAVIOUR CHANGE INTERVENTIONS. Int J Behav Med. ( Vol. 17 pp.71-72). SPRINGER.

McKenzie, J. E., O'Connor, D. A., Page, M. J., Mortimer, D. S., French, S. D., Walker, B. F., Keating, J. L., Grimshaw, J. M., Michie, S., Francis, J. J., Green, S. E. (2010). Improving the care for people with acute low-back pain by allied health professionals (the ALIGN trial): A cluster randomised trial protocol. Implement Sci 5, 86- doi:10.1186/1748-5908-5-86.

Michie, S. (2010). Does knowledge of genetic risk motivate people to adopt healthy behaviours? Journal of Medical Genetics. ( Vol. 47 pp.S35-S35). B M J Publishing Group.

Michie, S., Prestwich, A. (2010). Are interventions theory-based? Development of a theory coding scheme. Health Psychol 29(1), 1-8 doi:10.1037/a0016939.

Michie, S., Prestwich, A., de Bruin, M. (2010). Importance of the nature of comparison conditions for testing theory-based interventions: reply. Health Psychol 29(5), 468-470 doi:10.1037/a0020844.

Michie, S., Rubin, G., Potts, H. (2010). The role of media reporting in determining public worry during the swine flu outbreak. Psychology & Health. ( Vol. 25 pp.122-123).

Michie, S., Webb, T. L., Sniehotta, F. F. (2010). THE IMPORTANCE OF MAKING EXPLICIT LINKS BETWEEN THEORETICAL CONSTRUCTS AND BEHAVIOUR CHANGE TECHNIQUES. Addiction 105(11), 1897-1898 doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03161.x.

Rubin, G. J., Potts, H. W. W., Michie, S. (2010). The impact of communications about swine flu (influenza A H1N1v) on public responses to the outbreak: results from 36 national telephone surveys in the UK. Health Technology Assessment 14(34), 183-266 doi:10.3310/hta14340-03.

Sanderson, S. C., Persky, S., Michie, S. (2010). Psychological and Behavioral Responses to Genetic Test Results Indicating Increased Risk of Obesity: Does the Causal Pathway from Gene to Obesity Matter? Public Health Genomics 13, 34-47 doi:10.1159/000217794.

Smith, J., Gardner, B., Michie, S. (2010). Health Trainers National End of Year Report: 2008-09. Report to Department of Health.

Teasdale, E., Michie, S., Yardley, L. (2010). How do people react to flu pandemics? Predicting behavioural responses to pandemic. Psychology and Health. ( Vol. 25 pp.122-122).

Webb, T. L., Joseph, J., Yardley, L., Michie, S. (2010). Does theoretical basis, use of behaviour change techniques, and mode of delivery influence the efficacy of internet-based interventions? A meta-analysis. Psychology and Health. ( Vol. 25 pp.131-131).

Webb, T. L., Joseph, J., Yardley, L., Michie, S. (2010). Using the internet to promote health behavior change: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the impact of theoretical basis, use of behavior change techniques, and mode of delivery on efficacy. J Med Internet Res 12(1), e4- doi:10.2196/jmir.1376.

Webb, T. L., Sniehotta, F. F., Michie, S. (2010). Using theories of behaviour change to inform interventions for addictive behaviours. Addiction 105(11), 1879-1892 doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03028.x.

West, R., Walia, A., Hyder, N., Shahab, L., Michie, S. (2010). Behavior change techniques used by the English Stop Smoking Services and their associations with short-term quit outcomes. Nicotine Tob Res 12(7), 742-747 doi:10.1093/ntr/ntq074.

Wiseman, M., Dancyger, C., Michie, S. (2010). Communicating genetic risk information within families: a review. Fam Cancer 9(4), 691-703 doi:10.1007/s10689-010-9380-3.

Yardley, L., Joseph, J., Michie, S., Weal, M., Wills, G., Little, P. (2010). Evaluation of a Web-based intervention providing tailored advice for self-management of minor respiratory symptoms: exploratory randomized controlled trial. J Med Internet Res 12(4), e66- doi:10.2196/jmir.1599.