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#1Lijiang Shen (PSU: Pennsylvania State University)H-Index: 20
#2Yanmengqian Zhou (PSU: Pennsylvania State University)
A web-based 2 (preexisting position: vaccine-inclined vs. -hesitant) by 2 (message type: scientific evidence vs. misinformation) experimental study was conducted to investigate individuals' processing of misinformation (vis-a-vis scientific evidence) on the vaccine-autism link within the framework of epistemic egocentrism. Data (N = 996) collected with Qualtrics panel demonstrated that preexisting position shaped individuals' responses to vaccine-related messages differently such that vaccine-he...
#1Devlon N. Jackson (UMD: University of Maryland, College Park)H-Index: 2
#2Neha Trivedi (UMD: University of Maryland, College Park)H-Index: 1
Last. Cynthia Baur (UMD: University of Maryland, College Park)
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The U.S. Healthy People 2030 health objective-setting process has taken place in an inequitable social structure with significant implications for health literacy, health equity, and population hea...
#1Bingjing Mao (UM: University of Miami)
#2Susan E. Morgan (UM: University of Miami)H-Index: 28
Last. Margaret M. ByrneH-Index: 30
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Cancer patients learn about research studies outside of the clinical environment, including websites, print and online advertisements, and interpersonal interactions. When cancer patients share credible information about clinical trials, they also frequently help clarify misunderstandings that may exist in their social networks. The present study investigated how an interactive tailored information aid on clinical trial participation motivated patients' information sharing behaviors. In this stu...
#1Andy J. King (Iowa State University)H-Index: 13
#2Jeff Niederdeppe (Cornell University)H-Index: 33
Last. Ethan Dahl (UW: University of Wyoming)
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While health communicators often study strategic health messages, investigations of how visual message elements complement or inhibit persuasive efforts are sparse in the literature. Visual juxtapositions, which refer to one visual presentation featuring two images placed next to each other, are one such visual element. In the context of improving public communication efforts related to promoting healthy dietary choices, we use visual persuasion theory and exemplification theory to test whether ...
#1Janeane N. Anderson (UTHSC: University of Tennessee Health Science Center)H-Index: 2
#2J. Carolyn Graff (UTHSC: University of Tennessee Health Science Center)H-Index: 13
Last. Mehmet Kocak (UTHSC: University of Tennessee Health Science Center)H-Index: 35
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Patient-provider communication is a critical component of healthcare and is associated with treatment quality and outcomes for women with breast cancer. This qualitative study examines similarities and differences in patient perspectives of communication needs between Black and White breast cancer survivors. We conducted four focus groups (N = 28) involving women with early-stage breast cancer on adjuvant endocrine therapy (AET), stratified by race and length of time on AET ( 6 months). Each gro...
#1Jessica Fitts Willoughby (WSU: Washington State University)H-Index: 12
#2Jared Brickman (Carnegie Learning)
Effective health message design requires strong pretesting to ensure that potential audiences see communication efforts as acceptable. Previous research has often used long-form surveys to test mes...
#1Julie Apker (WMU: Western Michigan University)H-Index: 14
#2Lacey Brim (WSU: Wayne State University)
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The current and anticipated shortage of primary care providers (PCPs) has increased scholarly and health system leader attention on how to attract and retain qualified PCPs. To date, the research l...
Veterans experiencing combat-related PTSD often refrain from seeking mental health services due to the stigma attached, which can lead to extreme and life-threatening consequences including depress...
#1Neil A. Lewis (Cornell University)H-Index: 5
#2Daniel G. Kougias (UIUC: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign)H-Index: 3
Last. Allison Earl (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 8
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Black Americans make up 13% of the U.S. population, yet account for 54% of HIV deaths and 44% of new HIV diagnoses. Why do Black Americans die from HIV at such a disproportionate rate? In the current study, we asked whether the presence and behavior of in-group peers in public health settings may influence Black Americans' attention to HIV information, given the racialized nature of HIV-stigma in Black American communities. In a quasi-experimental field study conducted in a public health clinic ...
#1Raihan Jamil (ZU: Zayed University)
#2Rati Kumar (CCSU: Central Connecticut State University)H-Index: 3
Increasingly, health scholars are paying attention to the health experiences of immigrant communities, particularly in the backdrop of the global flows of goods, services, and people across borders...
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