Communication Studies

Publication covering communication, language and linguistics.

Articles from Vol. 53, No. 4, Winter

Applying Communication Theories to Prevent Dangerous Drinking among College Students: The RU SURE Campaign
"Dear Professor L, I just wanted to let you know that the surveys that CHI has been sending out are really reaching the students. My roommate got one and brought it up last night when my friends and I were all hanging out. She isn't a communication...
Assessing Communication Competence in the Primary Care Medical Interview
INTRODUCTION Health communication scholars such as Kasch (1984), Kreps and Query (1990) and Morse and Piland (1981) have proposed that the concept of communication competence is an appropriate framework for enhancing understanding and explanation...
Cancer Communications Research and Health Outcomes: Review and Challenge
Cancer communications is the study and application of the use of strategically designed messages delivered through selected media, to convey relevant health information to targeted audiences (of health care consumers, cancer survivors, health care...
Expected versus Actual Responses to Disclosure in Relationships of HIV-Positive African American Adolescent Females
As the HIV/AIDS epidemic continues into the fourth decade, there is a need to focus not only on prevention, treatment, and education but also on maintenance of the lives of people living with HIV infection. People with HIV live, like most individuals,...
Insights and Imperatives: Towards Culling Lessons from State-of-the-Art Health Communication Research
INTRODUCTION Welcome to this Special Issue of Communication Studies! The purposes of this introduction are five-fold: (1) provide a precis of Health Communication to better situate the current issue; (2) express my deep gratitude to CSCA's Health...
Managed Care and the Paradox of Patient Confidentiality: A Case Study Analysis from a Communication Boundary Management Perspective
The single deadliest blow to confidentiality by all health professionals ... is their collusion with managed care. --Bollas & Sundelson (1995, p. 130) Managed care organizations have become one of the dominant approaches to health care...
Sensation Seeking as a Moderator of the Processing of Anti-Heroin Public Service Announcements
Sensation seeking, an individual difference trait that is psychobiological in nature, characterizes individuals seeking to satisfy their drive for novel, exciting, and stimulating life experiences (Zuckerman, 1994). Sensation seekers savor the experience...
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