Encyclopedia of Health Communication

Editor: Thompson, Teresa L.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Single-User Purchase Price: $688.00
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ISBN: 978-1-45-225875-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 232
Book Status: Available
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This encyclopedia provides comprehensive coverage of the exciting field or Health Communications, including such topics as theories and research traditions; evaluation and assessment; cultural complexities; high risk and special populations; message design and campaigns; provider/patient interaction issues; media issues; and more.

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Table of Contents

  • Reader’s Guide
  • About the Editor
  • List of Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Chronology
  • A
  • Abuse: Child and Spousal
  • Acculturation
  • Action Tendency Emotions
  • Acupuncture
  • Acute Versus Preventive Care
  • Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Advance Directives
  • Advanced Aging Communities
  • Advertising: Dietary Supplements
  • Advertising: Food
  • Advertising: Over-the-Counter Drugs
  • Advertising: Prescription Drugs
  • Advertising, Governmental Regulation of
  • Advertising Unhealthy Foods to Children
  • Advocacy
  • Affection Exchange Theory
  • Affordable Care Act
  • Ageism
  • Agenda Setting
  • Age-Related Hearing Loss
  • Aging
  • Alcohol and Health Decision Making
  • Alternative and Complementary Medicine
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • American Medical Association
  • Amputation
  • Amputee Wannabes
  • Anger Appeals
  • Antisocial Behaviors: Bullying and Cyberbullying
  • Anxiety
  • Attribution Theory and Attribution Error
  • Audiences, Reaching
  • Awareness and Instruction Strategies
  • Ayurveda, Yoga, and Meditation
  • B
  • Bad News, Communicating
  • Bangladesh
  • Bereavement
  • Big Data
  • Biological Citizenship
  • Biomedical and Health Informatics
  • Biopower and Biopolitics
  • Biopreparedness and Biosecurity
  • Bioterrorism
  • Birth Control and Contraception
  • Body Images and Portrayals
  • Body Implants, Medical
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breastfeeding
  • Bundled Interventions
  • C
  • Campaign Effects Versus Effectiveness
  • Cancer: Risk Communication
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Care Model and Productive Interaction
  • Celebrity Cancer Announcements
  • Celebrity Endorsements
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S.
  • Change Agency
  • Change Approaches, Transtheoretical and Stages of
  • Channels and Formats
  • Childbirth
  • Childhood Injury Prevention
  • Children, Health Communication with
  • China
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Circumcision, Male
  • Climate Change
  • Clinical Trial Participation
  • Coding Health Interaction
  • Collaborative Decision Making
  • Collaborative Decision Making: Shared Mind
  • Collaborative Decision Making, Uncertainty in
  • Collective Efficacy
  • Communication, Basic Concepts of
  • Communication Accommodation Theory
  • Communication Complex
  • Communication for Behavioral Impact
  • Communication Interventions
  • Communication Networks
  • Communication Privacy Management Theory
  • Communication Skills Training: Patients
  • Communication Skills Training and Assessment: Providers
  • Communication Theory of Identity
  • Community Initiatives, Comprehensive
  • Community Mobilization
  • Community Organizing as a Research Approach
  • Community Participation
  • Community Resilience
  • Community-Based Participatory Research
  • Compassion
  • Computer Kiosks, Free-Standing
  • Computer-Tailored Interventions
  • Conflict and Negative Health Effects
  • Conflict Management: Health Professionals
  • Content Analysis
  • Contested Illnesses
  • Contraception
  • Control Theory
  • Conversation Analysis
  • Coping
  • Crisis Communication
  • Critical Approaches
  • Cross-Generational Health Communication
  • Cultivation Theory
  • Cultural Differences
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Cultural Variance Model
  • Culture-Centered Approaches
  • Customization as Tailoring 2.0
  • Cyberchondria
  • D
  • Data Mining
  • Death and Dying
  • Decision Making
  • Defensive Reactions: Health Messages
  • Department of Health and Human Services, U.S.
  • Dependent Variables Derived from Critical Health Outcomes
  • Depression
  • Developing Countries, Campaigns in
  • Developmental Health
  • Diabetes
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Difficult Patients
  • Diffusion of Innovations Model
  • Digital Divide
  • Digital Media
  • Digital Personal Health Records
  • Disabilities and Family Relationships
  • Disability
  • Disaster Relief
  • Disclaimers, Interpretation and Effects of
  • Disclosure: Family Health History
  • Disclosure: Medical Errors
  • Disclosure: Providers and Patients
  • Discourse and Health
  • Disease Prevention
  • Disenfranchised Populations
  • Dissemination
  • Distance Caregiving
  • Doctor–Patient Communication
  • Double ABC-X Model of Family Stress and Coping
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse Minimization
  • Dual-Processing Models
  • E
  • Eating Disorders
  • Ecological Perspectives
  • Egypt
  • E-Health: Defined
  • Emergency Health Communication
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Emergency Rooms
  • Emotion and Information Seeking
  • Emotion Appraisals Regarding Risk
  • Emotions and the Medical Care Process
  • Encoded Exposure and Aided Versus Unaided Awareness
  • Enhancement
  • Entertainment–Education
  • Entertainment–Education: European Approach
  • Entertainment–Education: Hollywood and Public Relations Approach
  • Entertainment–Education: Role of Involvement
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Health, Research in
  • Ethic of Care
  • Ethics: Campaigns
  • Ethics: Health Communication Strategies
  • Ethics: New Technologies
  • Ethics: Overall
  • Ethics: Provider–Patient Interaction
  • Ethnic Diversity in Health Care Settings
  • Ethnography
  • Ethnomethodology
  • Europe
  • Evaluation: Mixed Methods
  • Evaluation: Qualitative Methods
  • Evaluation: Quantitative Methods
  • Evaluation, Statistical Challenges in
  • Everyday Health Communication
  • Everyday Health Communication, Social Influence of
  • Evidence: Role in Campaigns
  • Exercise
  • Explaining Illness
  • Explaining Illness, Need for
  • Expressive Writing and Health
  • F
  • Face and Politeness
  • Familial Roles in Health Communication
  • Families, Communication with
  • Family: Relationship to Health
  • Family Caregiving
  • Family Communication and End of Life
  • Family Meeting
  • Family Planning
  • Fatalism
  • Fear Appeals and Extended Parallel Process Model
  • Fertility
  • Final Conversations
  • Focus Groups
  • Formative Evaluation
  • Framing
  • G
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Gaming
  • Gender
  • Generative Tensions in Health Communication Theory
  • Genetically Modified Organisms, Media Coverage of
  • Genetics
  • Geographic Information Systems Technology
  • Ghana
  • Globalization Theory
  • Grief and Loss
  • Grounded Theory
  • H
  • Harm Reduction Theory
  • Health Activism and Public Health
  • Health Belief Model
  • Health Blogging
  • Health Campaigns
  • Health Campaigns, Assessment of
  • Health Care, Discrimination or Bias in
  • Health Care Environment
  • Health Care Teams
  • Health Citizenship
  • Health Communication, History of
  • Health Communication, Unintended Effects of
  • Health Communication Curricula
  • Health Disparities: Clinical Interactions
  • Health Disparities: Communal Level
  • Health Disparities: Media
  • Health Disparities: Overall
  • Health Disparities, Personal Influences on
  • Health Disparities, Relational Influences on
  • Health Disparities, Solutions for
  • Health Education
  • Health Information Channels
  • Health Information-Seeking Behavior, Psychosocial Determinants of
  • Health Information-Seeking Behavior, Social Determinants of
  • Health Journalism
  • Health Literacy: Integrating into Health Care Systems
  • Health Literacy, Consequences of
  • Health Literacy, Improving
  • Health Literacy, Measurement of
  • Health Literacy, Model of
  • Health Literacy, Online
  • Health Literacy and Numeracy
  • Health Locus of Control
  • Health Policy
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Transition and Family Communication
  • Healthy People Initiative
  • Heart Health
  • HIV Test Counseling
  • HIV/AIDS: Condom Use and Meanings
  • HIV/AIDS: Disclosure Dilemmas
  • HIV/AIDS: Language, Metaphors, and Social Construction
  • HIV/AIDS: Mother-to-Child Transmission
  • HIV/AIDS: Overview
  • HIV/AIDS: Social Determinants of Disparities
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention
  • HIV/AIDS Test, Meanings of
  • HIV/AIDS Treatment
  • Hofstede’s Dimensions of Culture
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Hospice
  • Hospital Governance Culture
  • Human Papillomavirus
  • Human Rights
  • Humor
  • I
  • Identification
  • Ideological Hegemony
  • Illness Identity
  • Immigrant Families
  • Immigrant Populations
  • Immunizations
  • Incentive Appeals
  • Inconsistent Nurturing as Control Theory
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Influential Source Messengers
  • Influenza A Virus Subtype H1N1
  • Information Nonseeking
  • Information Seeking
  • Information Sharing
  • Informed Consent
  • Inoculation Effects
  • Institutional Processes and Competing Agendas
  • Integrated Marketing Mix
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Interactional Context and Intervention
  • Intercultural Health Communication
  • Interdisciplinary Health Services Research
  • Internet: Information Acquisition
  • Internet Addiction
  • Interpersonal Communication and Mass Media Health Campaigns
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Interpreters and Language
  • Intervention Evaluation Methodology Technologies, New
  • Interviewing in the Health Care Context
  • Invisible Disabilities
  • Iran
  • Islamic Healing
  • J
  • Japan
  • L
  • Language and Negation Bias: Doctor–Patient Interaction
  • Language Brokering
  • LGBT Issues
  • Lifespan, Communication Across the
  • Listening in Health Care Interactions
  • Logic Models and Program Evaluation
  • Loose Versus Tight Coupling
  • M
  • Malaria and Mosquito Nets
  • Malawi
  • Malpractice Litigation
  • Mammography
  • Marginalized Populations
  • Mass Media
  • Measurement: Message Quality
  • Measurement Problems
  • Media: Quality of Health Information
  • Media and Health, Critical Analysis of
  • Media Complementarity Theory
  • Media Content: Magazines
  • Media Content: Newspapers
  • Media Content: Other Print
  • Media Content: Televised Entertainment
  • Media Content: Televised News
  • Media Content, Impact of
  • Media Depictions: Disability
  • Media Depictions: Medical Workers
  • Media Depictions: Mental Illnesses
  • Media Literacy
  • Mediated Health Campaigns
  • Medical Outcomes
  • Medical Records, Electronic
  • Medical Regimens, Adherence to
  • Medicalization
  • Medicine as Business, Evolution of
  • Memorable Messages
  • Mental Health
  • Message Design
  • Message Sensation Value
  • Message Sidedness
  • Message Tailoring
  • Meta-Analysis
  • Metaphor
  • Metatheory
  • Mexico
  • Middle East
  • Military Health
  • Military Sexual Assault
  • Mobile Health
  • Modeling Development and Testing
  • Moderating Variables and Audience Effects: Violence
  • Mother–Daughter Dyad Communication
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural Campaigns
  • Multilevel Interventions
  • Multilevel Modeling
  • Music in Health Behavior: Change Campaigns and Interventions
  • N
  • Narrative Engagement Theory
  • Narrative Medicine
  • Narratives: Health Campaigns
  • Narratives: Overall
  • Narratives: Social Marketing
  • Narratives and Barrier Reduction
  • National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy
  • National Cancer Institute
  • National Institutes of Health
  • National Library of Medicine
  • National Medical Association
  • Nature, Environment, and Sustainability
  • Negotiated Morality Theory
  • Nepal
  • Neurorhetoric
  • Newborn Care
  • Nigeria
  • Nonverbal Communication in Health Care Settings
  • Numeracy
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Homes, Staff Communication in
  • Nutrition and Diet
  • O
  • Obesity: Overview
  • Obesity and Mass Media
  • Olson’s Circumplex Model of Marital and Family Systems
  • Online Focus Groups
  • Online Health Information Credibility
  • Online Health Information Exchange and Privacy
  • Online Health Information Seeking
  • Online Health Information Sharing
  • Online Support Groups
  • Online Support Groups, Advantages and Disadvantages of
  • Open Dialogue Approach
  • Opinion Leaders
  • Optimistic Bias
  • Oral Health and Dentistry
  • Organ Donation
  • Organizational and Public Policy Barriers
  • Organization–Public Relations Theory
  • Organizations and Health
  • O-S-O-R Model
  • Osteopathy
  • Overtreatment and Overreliance on Diagnostic Testing
  • P
  • Palliative Care
  • Pandemics
  • Pathways to Change Tool
  • Pathways to Health Outcomes
  • Patient Activation
  • Patient and Relationship-Centered Communication and Medicine
  • Patient Education: Hospital Discharge and Readmission
  • Patient Empowerment
  • Patient Navigators and Family Advisors
  • Patient Privacy
  • Patient Safety
  • Patients' Significant Others: Communication with Health Care Providers
  • Pediatric Hospice Care
  • Perceived Effectiveness
  • Perceived Threat
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Persuasive Technologies for Health
  • Pharmaceutical Industry: Public Scrutiny and Activism
  • Pharmacists
  • Phenomenology
  • Philippines
  • Photovoice
  • Physical Activity and Weight
  • Placebo Effects
  • Politics and Political Complexities
  • Pornography, Health Consequences of
  • Postcolonial Studies of Health
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Pregnancy
  • Premises of Health Communication
  • Prenatal Health Promotion
  • Prescribing Medications
  • Priming in Health Campaign Messages
  • Problematic Integration Theory
  • Problem-Based Learning
  • Program Strategies: Campaigns
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Psychological Reactance
  • Psychometric Theory and Reliability/Validity of Measures
  • Public Engagement: Science Policy
  • Public Health and Academic Partnerships
  • Public Health Communication
  • Public Health Communication, Evolution of
  • Public Health Intervention: Multicultural Communities
  • Public Relations and Health Care Organizations
  • Public Relations and Health Journalism
  • Public Relations and Health Promotion
  • Public Relations and Social Media
  • Public Service Announcements
  • Public Understanding: Research
  • Public Understanding: Science
  • PubMed
  • Q
  • Quality of Life as a Health Outcome
  • R
  • Readiness Assessments
  • Realism
  • Reconceptualized Health Belief Model
  • Relational Dialectics Theory
  • Relational Health Communication Competence Model
  • Religion and Spirituality
  • Reproductive Technologies, New
  • Resilience
  • Rhetoric: Death with Dignity
  • Rhetoric: Flu Vaccine
  • Rhetoric: Health and Medicine
  • Risk Communication
  • Risk Communication: Food Safety
  • Risk Communication: Instructional Principles
  • Risk Communication: Social Construction Perspective
  • Risk Information Seeking and Processing Model
  • Risk Perception Attitude Framework
  • Risk Perceptions
  • Risk Society
  • Risk-Taking Behavior
  • Role Stress: Overall
  • Rural Health Communication
  • Russia
  • S
  • Safer Sex
  • Sampling
  • Satisfaction
  • School Health
  • Science Communication
  • Science Literacy
  • Scientific Complexity, Communication of
  • Secondary Data Analysis
  • Segmentation: Health Campaigns
  • Segmentation: Public Relations
  • Self-Determination Theory
  • Self-Efficacy
  • Senegal
  • Sensation-Seeking Targeting
  • Setting Objectives: Health Communication and Intervention
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
  • Sex Education
  • Sex Workers
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Health
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention
  • Situational Theory and Communication Behaviors
  • Skin Cancer and Sun Safety
  • Skin Cancer and Tanning
  • Slow-Motion Technological Disaster, Responses to
  • Smoking
  • Social Action, Types of
  • Social Aggregates
  • Social Capital
  • Social Cognitive Theory
  • Social Comparison Theory
  • Social Construction: Disability
  • Social Construction: Reality
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Social Identity
  • Social Judgment Theory
  • Social Marketing
  • Social Marketing: Community Change Perspective
  • Social Media
  • Social Networks: Overall
  • Social Networks, Measurement of
  • Social Networks and Message Delivery
  • Social Norms
  • Social Support: Relationship to Health
  • Social Support, Types of
  • Social Support and Cardiovascular Health
  • Social Support and Support Groups
  • Social Support Interventions
  • Societal Risk Reduction Motivation Model
  • Sociometric Social Networks
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Stigma Reduction
  • Stigmatization
  • Stigmatization: Courtesy Stigma
  • Stigmatization: Labels, Marks, and Peril
  • Stigmatization, Consequences of
  • Stigmatization, Coping with
  • Stress and Burnout: Emotional Labor
  • Stress and Burnout: Home–Work Conflict
  • Stress and Burnout: Overall
  • Structural Violence and Health
  • Structure-Centered Approach
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Suicide
  • Support Providers and Persons with Disabilities, Decision Making between
  • Supportive Listening
  • Surrogate Decision Makers
  • Systems Theory
  • T
  • Technology: Impact on Physician–Patient Dialogue
  • Technology and Health Outcomes
  • Teen Pregnancy
  • Telemedicine
  • Television
  • Terminality
  • Thailand
  • Theoretical Frameworks, Communication Technology
  • Theory of Motivated Information Management
  • Theory of Normative Social Behavior
  • Theory of Planned Behavior
  • Theory of Reasoned Action
  • Three Community and Five Cities Projects
  • Tobacco
  • Traditions of Health Communication Theory
  • Trait Approaches
  • Transitions, Health Effects, and Support
  • Translational Research
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tuberculosis
  • Turkey
  • Twitter and Public Health
  • U
  • Uganda
  • Uncertainty Management Theory
  • UNICEF
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • University–Community Relationships
  • Uses and Gratifications Theory
  • V
  • Vaccinations
  • Virtual Reality Environments
  • Visual Information
  • W
  • Warning Labels: Alcohol
  • Warning Labels: Cigarettes
  • Warning Labels: Overview
  • Warning Labels: Prescription Drugs
  • Weak Tie/Strong Tie Network Support
  • Web-Based Delivery
  • Weick’s Model of Organizing
  • Women’s Health
  • Work Site Safety
  • Working Well
  • World Health Organization
  • Z
  • Zimbabwe
  • Glossary
  • Resource Guide
  • Appendix: Health Communication Posters
  • Photo Credits