Handbook of Health Communication

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Subject Index

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5-a-Day program, 431, 632–633
AARP, 412n
Absenteeism, 384, 428, 429
Academic and public health collaborations, 637–647 agreeing on facts, 640–641 building trust, 637, 638–639 identifying aims, 641–642 knowing history of prior endeavors, 642 maintaining collaborations, 642–647
Academic participation in funded research projects, 632–633
Access to computers, 113 to health care, 276–277, 412–414, 417, 421, 532, 597–598, 613–614 to health information, 599 to provider, 143 to social support, 268
Accessibility, media differences and, 462
Accidental System, The,403
Accidents, 544, 545, 546
Accountability, risk perception and, 228
Accreditation organizations, 324–326
ACIDS (acquired community immune deficiency syndrome), 292
Acquiescent utterances, 126
Action, health message design and, 473
Action cues, 474, 476–477
Action stage, 502
Active communication, 547
Active euthanasia, 173
Active public, 547
Adaptive systems, 386
Adherence, 144–146
Ad Hoc Committee on Health Literacy for the Council on Scientific Affairs, 598
Ad hoc groups, 373
Advance directives, 20, 26, 169–170, 172
Advertising, 538–539, 557n, 669
Advice, 271–272
Advisory councils, 230
Advocacy, illness narratives and, 27, 28
Affective dimensions, of communication, 127
African Americans communication skills research on, 106, 108, 109 health communication strategies for, 256 health message design and, 476–477 HIV/AIDS disclosure and, 303 as mass media audience, 572 mistrust of medical system by, 228 stereotypes of, 79 Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis and, 635
Age bias for/against providers due to, 69 consultation length and patient, 152 patient communication style and, 67–68 patient satisfaction and, 142 provider communication style and patient, 69 provider interactions and patient, 183–187
Ageism, 190, 192
Agency, 661n
Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ), 617
Age of Paradox, The,432
Age-related cognitive changes, 189
Aging population, increasing size of, 330. See also Elderly patients
AIDS. See HIV/AIDS
AIO characteristics, 476–477
Alcohol binge drinking, 485 media representation of use of, 563, 564
Alcoholism, 431
Alzheimer's disease, 188
Ambiguity, policymaking and, 408
American Association of Health Plans (AAHP), 543
American Cancer Society, 196
American College of Physicians, 324
American College of Surgeons, 324
American College of Women's Health Physicians, 197
American Dental Association, 324
American Healthstyles, 452
American Home Products, 330
American Hospital Association (AHA), 324, 325, 326, 419
American Hospital Supply, 420
American Indians, diabetes health campaign for, 626, 630

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