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  1. Privacy and Disclosure of Hiv in interpersonal Relationships

    A Sourcebook for Researchers and Practitioners

    By Kathryn Greene, Valerian J. Derlega, Gust A. Yep, Sandra Petronio

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    As the HIV epidemic enters its third decade, it remains one of the most pressing health issues of our time. Many aspects of the disease remain under-researched and inadequate attention has been given to the implications for the relationships and daily lives of those affected by HIV. Disclosing an...

    Published April 30th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Cancer Communication and Aging

    A Special Issue of Health Communication

    Edited by Lisa Sparks

    This special issue stemmed from a Health, Communication, and Aging Research Symposium on Cancer Communication that examined health communication issues with an emphasis on older adults in cancer communication contexts. The various approaches to understanding cancer communication and aging described...

    Published March 31st 2003 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Communication and Social Interaction Skills

    Edited by John O. Greene, Brant R. Burleson

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Providing a thorough review and synthesis of work on communication skills and skill enhancement, this Handbook serves as a comprehensive and contemporary survey of theory and research on social interaction skills. Editors John O. Greene and Brant R. Burleson have brought together preeminent...

    Published December 31st 2002 by Routledge

  4. Public Health Communication

    Evidence for Behavior Change

    Edited by Robert Hornik

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This volume argues the case that public health communication has affected health behavior. It brings together 16 studies of large-scale communication in a variety of substantive health areas--tobacco, drugs, AIDS, family planning, heart disease, childhood disease, highway safety--prepared by the...

    Published December 31st 2001 by Routledge

  5. Older Adults, Health Information, and the World Wide Web

    Edited by Roger W. Morrell

    Older Adults, Health Information, and the World Wide Web is devoted to the exploration of how the World Wide Web might be used to deliver current, easily accessible health information to adults over the age of 60 and their caregivers. The book considers how age-related changes in vision, cognitive...

    Published October 31st 2001 by Psychology Press

  6. Mass Media and Drug Prevention

    Classic and Contemporary Theories and Research

    Edited by William D. Crano, Michael Burgoon, Stuart Oskamp

    Series: Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series

    This book tells the story of the mass media's potential in the war against drug abuse. It is based on scientific evidence on the use of media in health promotion and disease prevention. Past approaches--successes and failures alike--are included to help enlighten future programs of research and...

    Published October 31st 2001 by Psychology Press

  7. Coding Provider-Patient Interaction

    A Special Issue of Health Communication

    Edited by Teresa L. Thompson

    This special issue originated from a panel at the annual conference of the International Communication Association. The articles utilize various coding systems, including the Roter Interaction Analysis System, Verbal Response Mode, McNeilis Coordination and Competence System, and Relational Control...

    Published April 30th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Aging, Communication, and Health

    Linking Research and Practice for Successful Aging

    Edited by Mary Lee Hummert, Jon F. Nussbaum

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This collection highlights the current efforts by scholars and researchers to understand the aging process as it relates to the health of older adults. With contributions from international scholars in communication, psychology, public health, medicine, nursing, and other areas, this volume...

    Published February 28th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Intergenerational Communication Across the Life Span

    By Angie Williams, Jon F. Nussbaum

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Individuals of all ages interact with one another, and their interactions have significance throughout their lives. This distinctive volume acknowledges the importance of these interactions and provides a life-span developmental view of communication and aging, attempting to capture the many...

    Published December 31st 2000 by Routledge

  10. Persuading People To Have Safer Sex

    Applications of Social Science To the Aids Crisis

    By Richard M. Perloff

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Persuading People to Have Safer Sex offers a lucid, in-depth, student-friendly and academically thorough discussion of AIDS prevention and health persuasion. In so doing it provides an introduction to the ways that social scientific research can be brought to bear on a daunting health problem....

    Published October 31st 2000 by Routledge