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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.
The ecology of team science: understanding contextual influences on transdisciplinary collaboration.
The science of team science: overview of the field and introduction to the supplement.
PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH ON DEATH ATTITUDES: AN OVERVIEW AND EVALUATION
The authors review the large and multifaceted literature on death anxiety, fear, threat and acceptance, focusing on the attitudes toward death and dying of relevant professional and patient groups, and the relationship of death concern to aging, physical and mental health, religiosity, and terror management strategies.
Perceived helpfulness and impact of social support provided by family, friends, and health care providers to women newly diagnosed with breast cancer
- N. Arora, L. F. Finney Rutten, D. Gustafson, R. Moser, R. Hawkins
- Medicine, PsychologyPsycho-oncology
- 1 May 2007
While patients receive a lot of support during the period closer to diagnosis, receipt of helpful support drops significantly within the first year itself, and efforts need to be made to understand and address their support needs throughout the cancer experience.
Cancer Knowledge and Disparities in the Information Age
The data suggest that high income and high education are associated with awareness about causes of major cancers such as lung and skin, and may allow people to protect themselves and minimize their risks, and that heavier media attention could attenuate the knowledge gaps though moderate publicity or lack of news coverage may actually widen them.
Smokers’ unrealistic optimism about their risk
Smokers underestimate their risk of lung cancer both relative to other smokers and to non-smokers and demonstrate other misunderstandings of smoking risks.
The collaboration readiness of transdisciplinary research teams and centers findings from the National Cancer Institute's TREC Year-One evaluation study.
Assessing Attitudes Toward Dying and Death: Psychometric Considerations
In the 50 years of research in death attitudes, clear gains have been made in the measurement of death concerns and competencies, leading to the development and validation of several scales whose…
Effect of Adding a Virtual Community (Bulletin Board) to Smokefree.gov: Randomized Controlled Trial
- J. Stoddard, E. Augustson, R. Moser
- Medicine, PsychologyJournal of medical Internet research
- 19 December 2008
Quitting rates for participants were similar to other WATIs, with the most favorable outcomes demonstrated by smokers ready to quit at the time of enrolling in the trial and smokers using pharmacotherapy.