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COM-B (capability, opportunity, motivation and behaviour) is a simple model to understand behaviour. This model recognises that behaviour is part of an interacting system involving all these components (Figure B1). It can help identify the sources of a behaviour that could be an appropriate target for an intervention. It can also be used to understand (and overcome) barriers.1
Your practice has identified that patients with mental health disorders are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), in part due to low levels of physical activity. The practice team would like to offer support to these patients to increase their physical activity. This means that GPs in your practice need to change current patient behaviour and offer physical activity interventions to patients with mental health issues.
Using COM-B, you identify the following:
This gives your practice a starting point for where to focus when planning an intervention. In this case, you would look to improve:
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