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  1. Religious Faith, Spirituality, and Health Communication

    A Special Issue of Health Communication

    Edited by Roxanne Parrott

    A primary premise of this special issue is that religious faith and spirituality comprise an integral component of lay discourse and lay theories associated with health. The articles included in this collection begin to fill a void and--at the same time--illustrate a role health communication...

    Published February 17th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Handbook of Communication and Aging Research

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jon F. Nussbaum, Justine Coupland

    This second edition of the Handbook of Communication and Aging Research captures the ever-changing and expanding domain of aging research. Since it was first recognized that there is more to social aging than demography, gerontology has needed a communication perspective. Like the first edition,...

    Published January 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  3. Entertainment-Education and Social Change

    History, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Arvind Singhal, Michael J. Cody, Everett M. Rogers, Miguel Sabido

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Entertainment-Education and Social Change introduces readers to entertainment-education (E-E) literature from multiple perspectives. This distinctive collection covers the history of entertainment-education, its applications in the United States and throughout the world, the multiple communication...

    Published November 1st 2003 by Routledge

  4. Communication and Diversity in the Contemporary Family

    A Special Issue of the Journal of Family Communication

    Edited by Lynn H. Turner, Richard West

    This special issue examines family communication using a slightly different definition of the family, forming the beginning of a more expansive ideology of family life. Each paper examines family life via a cultural lens beyond white, middle-class nuclear families and represents a mosaic of unique,...

    Published October 1st 2003 by Routledge

  5. 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 May 1st 2003 by Routledge

  6. 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 April 1st 2003 by Routledge

  7. 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 January 1st 2003 by Routledge

  8. 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 January 1st 2002 by Routledge

  9. 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 November 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 November 1st 2001 by Psychology Press