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Social Media Use in the United States: Implications for Health Communication
- W. Chou, Y. Hunt, E. Beckjord, R. Moser, B. Hesse
- MedicineJournal of medical Internet research
- 27 November 2009
Recent growth of social media is not uniformly distributed across age groups; therefore, health communication programs utilizing social media must first consider the age of the targeted population to help ensure that messages reach the intended audience.
Self-Blame and Distress Among Women with Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer
- Kymberley K. Bennett, B. Compas, E. Beckjord, J. Glinder
- PsychologyJournal of Behavioral Medicine
- 28 July 2005
Relations between behavioral and characterological self-blame attributions for breast cancer and psychological distress in the year following a diagnosis supported the first hypothesis and did not support the second, because both forms of self- Blame continued to be related to distress at 7 and 12 months post- diagnosis.
Use of the Internet to Communicate with Health Care Providers in the United States: Estimates from the 2003 and 2005 Health Information National Trends Surveys (HINTS)
- E. Beckjord, L. F. Finney Rutten, B. Hesse
- Medicine, Political ScienceJournal of medical Internet research
- 12 July 2007
In multivariate analyses, Internet users with more years of education, who lived in a metro area, who reported poorer health status or who had a personal history of cancer were more likely to have used online patient-provider communication.
Health-related information needs in a large and diverse sample of adult cancer survivors: implications for cancer care
- E. Beckjord, N. Arora, W. Mclaughlin, I. Oakley-Girvan, A. Hamilton, B. Hesse
- Medicine, PsychologyJournal of cancer survivorship : research and…
- 3 June 2008
Most cancer survivors needed more information about maintaining good health outcomes during survivorship, and health communication interventions have excellent potential to address survivors’ information needs while improving quality of follow-up cancer care and health-related quality of life.
Health information needs and health-related quality of life in a diverse population of long-term cancer survivors.
Programs Addressing Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Among U.S. Military Servicemembers and Their Families.
- R. Weinick, E. Beckjord, Deborah Scharf
- Psychology, Political ScienceRand health quarterly
- 9 November 2011
An evaluation of 211 programs currently sponsored or funded by DoD to address psychological health and TBI found that there is significant duplication of effort, both within and across branches of service.
Measurement of coping and stress responses in women with breast cancer
The development of the Responses to Stress Questionnaire‐cancer version (RSQ‐CV) to assess coping with and responses to the stress of breast cancer is described and applications of the RSQ‐ CV for research with breast cancer patients are discussed.
Predictors of Perceived Ambiguity About Cancer Prevention Recommendations: Sociodemographic Factors and Mass Media Exposures
- P. Han, R. Moser, W. Klein, E. Beckjord, A. Dunlavy, B. Hesse
- MedicineHealth communication
- 30 November 2009
Various sociodemographic characteristics and self-reported mass media exposures relate to perceptions of ambiguity regarding recommendations for the prevention of colon, skin, and lung cancer.
Diagnostic Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy
MRI changes the surgical treatment of breast cancer among subsets of women diagnosed with breast cancer, suggesting there are hidden monetary and nonmonetary costs associated with its use.
Picking Up the Pace: Changes in Method and Frame for the Health Information National Trends Survey (2011–2014)
- L. F. Finney Rutten, Terisa Davis, E. Beckjord, K. Blake, R. Moser, B. Hesse
- Medicine, Political ScienceJournal of health communication
- 1 September 2012
This commentary describes the rationale for and structure of HinTS 4, summarizes the methodological approach applied in Cycle 1 of HINts 4, describes the timeline for the HINTS 4 data collection, and identifies priorities for research using HIN TS 4 data.